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

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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

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

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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?

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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

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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

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thank you that was helpful

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