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Hello. Can you tell me more about the headaches? are they squeezing or throbbing? light bother your eyes? sounds bother you? what do you take to get relief? What works? Do you have a history of migraine from before the 2 month period? Are you spotting at all? What about your thyroid function? have you ever checked it? Your symptoms suggest a possible problem with neuroendocrine function, as in a pituitary issue. Please get back to me with answers to those questions, we can discuss this further. How old are you? any other medical problems? what meds do you take? Dr Frank
HI. throbbing headaches that are in the front and temples is consistent with the diagnosis of migraine. I will write more in a second
The history of the ovarian cyst, and the missed periods together suggest a possible diagnosis of PCOS, polycystic ovarian syndrome. I will attach a webpage about this. It is certainly only a possibility, many young women have ovarian cysts without PCOS, but headaches are also commonly seen in this condition. The treatment for headaches in PCOS is to try cyclic therapy with birth control (low estrogen), and to use a migraine medication, frovatriptan, that is a long lasting triptan. you take it a few days before the onset of a burst of headaches, if you have them coming in groups around the time of your missed period. I will attach the webpage on PCOS, please get back to me to discuss this further if I can help, or rate this service if satisfied by clicking on the rating stars as that is how I am compensated for this work. thanks Dr frank
Have you seen a reproductive endocrinologist? They will check your pituitary hormones. FSH LH and your estrogen levels. Estradiol, Estriol and Estrone that have to be in the correct balance. You could have a pituitary issue. Dr Frank