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My daughter is 13 And she has had a migraine for 8 days

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Hello My daughter is 13 And she...
Hello
My daughter is 13
And she has had a migraine for 8 days straight
It won't go away - it intensifies to a migraine and then becomes and headache but never leaves
She starts to vomit which is no reliefWhat could it be ?I give her medication with no relief :/
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 2 months ago
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Hello I'm Dr Chip

Has she had migraine headaches in the past?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
she has
But not this long
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 2 months ago

And she has yet to see a doctor for this?

Any vision or balance problems or fever?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
A dr on first day and that it
He said just a headache
She says when it's bad she is blurry vision
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 2 months ago

And what medication has she tried?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Endone
Panadol
Nurofen
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 2 months ago

Well any headache--migraine or otherwise--that goes on for this long requires an MRI of the brain to rule out a leaking aneurysm, so she needs to see the doctor again right away

If it is a migraine, magnesium supplements might help for now but a prescription medication like Imitrex or Zomig might be better to relieve her pain

Please let me know if you need any more information

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Thank u
I will take her to the dr today
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 2 months ago

My pleasure and be sure to let me know how it goes

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I took her to hosp
They have her meds under the drip
It worked
24 hrs later it's back
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 2 months ago

She's still in the hospital?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No
They sent us home after 4 hours
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 2 months ago

What meds was she given and what was their diagnosis?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Can I send you a pic of her discharge paperwork ?
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 2 months ago

Sure

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Thanks
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 2 months ago

OK

The med was for the headache and for the nausea

But the doctor wasn't concerned about a headache lasting this long?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Nope
They are like it's normal
But so rushed
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 2 months ago

Is there any more information I can give you?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
What should I do that it has come back ?
Take her or see how we go
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 2 months ago

Sounds like she'll need more specific migraine medication like Imitrex, Zomig, or propranolol

If she wasn't given any of those after she left the hospital you probably should take her back unless she can tolerate the pain

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