Medical

Have medical questions? Ask a doctor online!

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

This answer was rated:

My son is in the Veteran emergency room he has a headache…

My son is in...

My son is in the Veteran emergency room he has a headache along with high blood pressure. his blood pressure comes down buthe still have these headaches along with throwing up. he have not eaten in two days. he had a scat scan that was normal, what else could cause severe headaches

Doctor's Assistant: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?

Yes there a history of very high hypertension runs in the family. I have it and so those my 4 children. My son also had meningitis about 5 years ago

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Maigraine also the family history

Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Medical Question
Answered in 1 minute by:
5/22/2017
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 38,463
Experience: 20 yrs. in practice, including surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
Verified

Hello I'm Dr Chip

Has he ever had a problem like this before?

Ask Your Own Medical Question

Has he been checked for something called a pheochromocytoma--an adrenal gland tumor that secretes adrenalin?

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I do not have $50 right now so if I can get anything that the his Doctor can try?

The phone call offer wasn't from me and you don't have to accept it

But what about the pheochromocytoma?

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
What is pheochromocytoma?

As I said--an adrenal tumor that secretes adrenaline and causes a sudden surge in blood pressure

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
that is helpful let me ask his Doctor about it

OK--he needs the following test--urine metanephrines and a ct scan of his abdomen

Please click on the 5 star excellent rating icon so I can get credit for my time with you

Dr Chip (M.D.)
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 38,463
Experience: 20 yrs. in practice, including surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
Verified
Dr Chip (M.D.) and 87 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
thank you that was helpful

Call on me anytime

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a doctorLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr Chip (M.D.) Your Own Question
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 38,463
38,463 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 20 yrs. in practice, including surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.

Dr Chip (M.D.) is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor

2,592 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Dr. Ketch

Dr. Ketch

Board Certified Physician

76 satisfied customers

Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University

DrRussMD

DrRussMD

Board Certified Physician

51,788 satisfied customers

Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.

Dr. David

Dr. David

Board Certified Physician

224 satisfied customers

Treat children/young adults, former chief resident, multiple publications

Dr. D. Love

Dr. D. Love

Doctor

18,159 satisfied customers

Family Physician for 10 years; Hospital Medical Director for 10 years.

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Doctor

38,463 satisfied customers

20 yrs. in practice, including surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Doctor

14,303 satisfied customers

MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist

< Previous | Next >

Related Medical Questions
If a person has a blood pressure reading of 174/109 should
If a person has a blood pressure reading of 174/109 should they go to the emergency room for high blood pressure … read more
Dr Anil Kumar
Dr Anil Kumar
M.B.B.S
2,778 satisfied customers
My husband ran a 4 mile race today he complained it is too
My husband ran a 4 mile race today he complained it is too much and I took his temperature at 98.1 and his pulse at 79 and blood pressure 170/80 while lying down. He said his chest hurt while running … read more
Dr. Ravoof
Dr. Ravoof
Doctoral Degree
2,151 satisfied customers
My daughter has been having an odd combination of symptoms
My daughter has been having an odd combination of symptoms and we cannot figure out what it is. She has been having severe headaches, vision problems such as intensified colors, brightness and blurrin… read more
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Consultant Gynecologist
MBBS. MD (Obstetrics and Gynecology
3,710 satisfied customers
MY son has had a urinary tract infection for a week and has
MY son has had a urinary tract infection for a week and has been on antibotics for it. Today he has diarrhea and is throwing up. He hasn't eaten since last night when he had a subway club sandwhich. H… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,245 satisfied customers
My 21 yr old daughter has been having headaches and throwing
My 21 yr old daughter has been having headaches and throwing up since the 12th of this month. She has been at school, but called us to pick her up today. The pain is mostly on the right side of her he… read more
Dr. Amir
Dr. Amir
Post-Doctoral Degree
2 satisfied customers
I had a complete thyroidectomy and had a small nodule of
I had a complete thyroidectomy and had a small nodule of papillary carcinoma with no lymph node involvement. I was put on 150 of Synthroid and later 175. My cardiologist was concerned because he thoug… read more
Dr Mask
Dr Mask
Medical Officer Emergency Deptt
MBBS
1,182 satisfied customers
MY GRANDSON ON CHRISTMAS DAY COMPLAINED OF A HEADACHE, NEXT
MY GRANDSON ON CHRISTMAS DAY COMPLAINED OF A HEADACHE, NEXT DAY HE WOULD THROW UO AFTER HE ATE A MEAL THIS HAS LASTED FOR 7 DAYS, TODAY HE HAS A HEADACHE AND A HIGH FEVER OF 103, AND STILL A HEADACHE … read more
911DOC
911DOC
Emergency Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,792 satisfied customers
I checked my blood pressure at walmart and it was 124/80
I checked my blood pressure at walmart and it was 124/80 with 102 pulse rate. I had just eaten at subway and walked and pushed the buggy all over walmart. I am a 36 year old female. I don't smoke or d… read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctor
Doctoral Degree
18,159 satisfied customers
We found a blood pressure unit (Life Source Digital Blood
We found a blood pressure unit (Life Source Digital Blood Pressure Monitor A&D Medical) in the closet, and have been monitoring our blood pressure. With the same machine, my BP shows 115/80, but hers … read more
Dr.Hussey
Dr.Hussey
General Physician
years of experince in med and surg
2,067 satisfied customers
My son is 18 and has had a headache off and on the last few
my son is 18 and has had a headache off and on the last few weeks, he has alot of allergies and he takes zyrtec daily. he awoke this morning and said he felt dizzy when he stood up. he has been a litt… read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
38,463 satisfied customers
My son is having headache when he stands up after sitting.
My son is having headache when he stands up after sitting. He feels blood rushing to his head and is having severe headache and nausea and vomitting. His temples hurt the most. Please advise. thanks C… read more
Dr Abby
Dr Abby
Family Physician
MD
3 satisfied customers
My son is running a high fever and a sever head ache. He is
my son is running a high fever and a sever head ache. He is in Elko Nevada. Should he go to emergency?… read more
DR. EHTISHAM
DR. EHTISHAM
Consultant Physician& Rheumatologist
Doctoral Degree
1,945 satisfied customers
I am a38 yr old women who startedto experience dizziness 7
I am a38 yr old women who startedto experience dizziness 7 days ago. along with the dizziness came a throbbing headache. I saw my gp on monday 5 days ago. he ran blood work and said i probably have a … read more
Dr Basu
Dr Basu
Physician
Doctoral Degree
11,307 satisfied customers
I have a headache, some blood in my right eye and two days
i have a headache, some blood in my right eye and two days now i have been experiencing chest pain on my right side. please help if you can, i need help.I also have two kids 7 and 7 3/4 months. Age 27… read more
Dr. Amir
Dr. Amir
Post-Doctoral Degree
2 satisfied customers
My son was taken to the hospital last Saturday, because his
my son was taken to the hospital last Saturday, because his head was hurting so bad and he started to vomit and was getting real drowsey. He had some blurred vision when it first came on. We thought h… read more
Dr. Sohaib
Dr. Sohaib
Fellowship in Medicine
3,350 satisfied customers
I have an aortic dissection. My question is. I have no
I have an aortic dissection. My question is. I have no family history of marfan or any other disease. I've had borderline hypertension for awhile but not considered hypertensive. Untill I went on a bu… read more
Dr. Salar
Dr. Salar
Hospitalist/ Internist
Doctoral Degree
4,404 satisfied customers
Friend just had severe abdominal pain and then convulsions
friend just had severe abdominal pain and then convulsions and the fainted is ok now a few minutes later… read more
Dr Anil Kumar
Dr Anil Kumar
M.B.B.S
2,778 satisfied customers
I I was in the emergency room with headache, high blood
I I was in the emergency room with headache, high blood pressure (which, I am not, nor diagnosed with), weakness, pain down left side and nausea. Had cardio work done earlier in the year which showed,… read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
38,463 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x