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Hello and welcome. I'm Dr Chip
Did you also have an MRI of the brain?
Did the ER doctor think these were truly migraines?
OK Then why the spinal tap and what was said about the increased pressure?
OK--what did they give you for this supposed migraine?
And was the ct scan only of the brain or did it include your cervical spine?
OK. I can't tell you how to make them admit you but you still can see a neurologist.
This doesn't sound like a migraine problem but I think it's a disk problem in your neck. I'd get either a ct or MRI of your cervical spine to check for that and proper physical therapy under the direction of a physiatrist--a physical medicine and rehabiltation MD specialist--that should help your symptoms.
Please let me know if you need any more information
I understand but migraines should at least respond to migraine medications.
There's also Imitrex and Zomig if those weren't tried.
And the arm numbness is more characteristic of a disk pressing on a nerve root and not a migraine