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I have long term history of migraine headaches and am under the care of a neurologist. Today I have a migraine that started as a typical headache for me and I took my meds and went to bed but tonight the headache has become severe and I have numbness on my left side which I have never had before. I just wonder if this is something to be concerned about or if it is a normal variation of migraine that I have not assembled before. I have had migraines for 30 years. My pain level is a 9 out of 10 with nausea and vomiting.

Doctor's Assistant: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?

Episodic. Usually 4-5 times a month

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

A possible mild stroke about 9 years ago. But they never gave me a firm diagnosis.

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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 7 months ago

I am sorry you have a bad headache.

numbness on one side of your body can be a symptom from migraine headaches.

if your headaches don't get better, you may benefit from going to the ER or seeing a doctor.

they can give you a migraine cocktail at the ER

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