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I have had my symptoms now months and they have been

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I have had my symptoms now for 4 months and they have been constant with absolutely no relief. It feels like I have a heavy weight sitting on top of my head and my whole head is tight. I also get really bad burning sensations all throughout it. Sometimes
I get headache pain with it and sometimes I don't but I am always very dizzy more like a vertigo feeling. Every test neurological wise has been done and all came back normal. What could this be?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
any other medical issues?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
have you had an MRI?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes I've had an MRI with and without contrast CT with and without contrast cerebral angiogram and a lumbar puncture and all were normal.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
okay good.what meds have you tried?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I'm on olanzapine now and meclizine for the dizziness but still not relief. What do you think it is?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
It sounds like vestibular migraine to me. This is a variant of migraine that has dizziness associated with itI think you need a headache specialist