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I have had a migraine now and can't get rid of it. My Dr has

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I have had a migraine for months now and can't get rid of it. My Dr has put me on topamax and maxalt but they are not working. Any suggestions?
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Customer: I tried laying in a dark room with no noise. I tried hot showers on my neck. I can't take nsaids because of my stomach so that leaves them out.
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Janne Nissinen replied 10 months ago.

Hello,

I’m Dr. Janne Nissinen, a board certified neurologist.

Please note that this is an information request and does not substitute an in person visit to a physician or an official diagnostic process. The advice given here is for information purposes only.

Expert:  Janne Nissinen replied 10 months ago.

I'm sorry to hear that you have had such a severe headache. When you say you have had a migraine for months, does that mean that your headache has been continuous since it started? What diagnostic tests have you had?