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Headaches couple of weeks worse in morning last all day.

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Headaches for a couple of weeks worse in morning last all day. Better lying down than sitting up. Medications don't help.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 8 months ago.

Do you have any other symptoms like fever or cough or flu?

Any vision problems?

Any other medical problems?

On any medications for anything?

Please let me know.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I have Hydrocephalus and epilepsy but haven't had any problems in that area. I take topiramate and lamotrigine.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I was prescribed tornado at the urgent care and it didn't help.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Toradol
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

How old are you Tom?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.
Thanks for this question.Please don't forget a positive rating.I appreciate it. :)
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Hydrocephalus,headaches epilepsy slit ventricles lamotrigine and topiramate
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

have you had these headaches before?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
they come and go for periods at a time. Some will last a few days others a couple weeks then vanish.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.
Sounds like migraine to me
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.
However do you have a shunt? When was it last checked?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.
It could be a csf blockage or leak?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

Thanks for this question.

Please don't forget a positive rating.

I appreciate it. :)