Neurology

Ask a neurologist. Get answers to your neurology questions.

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I am a 78 year old female who has recurring stabbing pains…

Customer Question
I am a 78...

I am a 78 year old female who has recurring stabbing pains in the bright temple, eye, and side if face. These stabbing pains can last a day to 5 days, occurring about 20 seconds apart. Usually happens monthly. I also have had rheumatoid arthritis fir 20 years but seldom have symptoms since administration of enbrel weekly. itis

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

It started today and has been occurring intermittently for about 3 hours.

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

Nothing other than rheumatoid arthritis and basal cell cancer surgery upcoming.

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Neurology
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Answered in 3 minutes by:
11/13/2017
Neurologist: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 5 months ago
Dr Josh
Dr Josh, Doctor
Category: Neurology
Satisfied Customers: 7,017
Experience: Medicine doctor, PGCSD(dermatology)
Verified

Hello,

Myself Dr Josh- and I’m happy to help with your question today.

Please provide me the following information so that I can address your concern-

Do you have associated nausea?

Do you see flashes of light?

Do you suffer from anxiety or severe stress?

Any investigations so far?

Waiting for your reply…

Thanks

Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Neurologist: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 5 months ago

Dear,

Thanks for staying Online.

Well, it sounds to be tension headache.

Tension headache is the most common type of headache.It can be caused by tightened muscles in the back of the neck and scalp or in most cases the cause is unknown.
It often respond well to massage therapy and stress reduction techniques such as breathing exercises and meditation.

You should not get overtired or skip meals.

You should not work on computer for more than half an hour in a single stretch.

Regular exercise and relaxation are also important measures to help reduce stress and tension that may be causing headaches.

You can learn relaxation techniques; yoga is particularly helpful because it can relax both your mind and your neck muscles

Also, medications like- tricyclic antidepressant such as amitriptyline is very useful.

Also, A heating pad or warm shower may help; Some people feel better with a short nap or light snack.

Please use above measures, and get it clinically evaluated by your primary doctor.

Hope this helped

If you have any further question then you can ask me.

Please leave positive rating above the chat box so I can get credit for helping you today
we only get after positive feedback.
Bonus is highly appreciated.
We are here to help you until you satisfy.
Thank you.

Kind Regards

Dr.Josh

Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Neurologist: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 5 months ago

May i help you further?

Do you need more help?

Kind Regards

Dr.Josh

Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Neurologist: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 5 months ago

Hi, just checking in to see how things are going.

Do you need further assistance?

I am ONLINE for your help.

Please use the REPLY BUTTON to reply back to me.I am happy to help you.

If you are done,then please leave positive rating above the chat box so I can get credit for helping you today we only get after positive feedback.

Bonus is highly appreciated.

Thank you.

Kind Regards

Dr.Josh

Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Dr Josh Your Own Question
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Dr Josh, Doctor
Category: Neurology
Satisfied Customers: 7,017
7,017 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Medicine doctor, PGCSD(dermatology)

Dr Josh 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

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Mark

Dr. Mark

Neurologist (MD)

1,985 satisfied customers

Neurosurgeon - Brain, spine, and peripheral nerve surgery

Jack Scariano Jr

Jack Scariano Jr

Neurologist (MD)

1,056 satisfied customers

Board Certified Neurology 1982 30 years experince. Also expert in Pain Medicine

Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob

Neurologist (MD)

3,731 satisfied customers

Neurology & Int Medicine (US Trained): 20 yrs experience

healthydoc

healthydoc

Board Certified Physician

1,851 satisfied customers

Board Certified U.S. Neurologist

Dr. F

Dr. F

Board Certified MD

266 satisfied customers

Neurosurgeon with more than 20 years experience in practice and teaching.

Phytube.com

Phytube.com

Neurologist (MD)

86 satisfied customers

Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Medicine with Special Research In Pain Medicine/Medications

Stroke Doc

Stroke Doc

Board Certified Physician

51 satisfied customers

I am board-certified in Neurology and the subspecialty Vascular Neurology.

< Previous | Next >

Related Neurology Questions
My right upper cafe from my knee up is numb and when I touch
My right upper cafe from my knee up is numb and when I touch it with my hand it has no feeling. Also it feels swollen and when I go to bed at night it is very painful. It's only painful when I lay dow… read more
Dr. Greg
Dr. Greg
Residency
90 satisfied customers
I have a terrible pain go from my. 3. 3. Lamination & fusing
lamination & fusing syaticer Had an ebtadurial for it 3 days ago fell… read more
Dr. Mark
Dr. Mark
Neurologist (MD)
Doctoral Degree
1,985 satisfied customers
I want to have transcranial magnetic stimulation, but I have
I want to have transcranial magnetic stimulation, but I have a repaired right middle cerebral artery aneurysm, could i have these treatments with this? … read more
Dr Subbanna MD
Dr Subbanna MD
Neurologist, Medical Doctor
Neurologist MD (USA Board Certified)
6,119 satisfied customers
I have been having a spasm or vibration on the left side of
i have been having a spasm or vibration on the left side of my back.. it has fluttering feeling that I can feel with my hand. … read more
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair
FCPS (R) General Surgery
M.B.,B.S. FCPS
3,788 satisfied customers
My father is 80. In general he is fine. But has been loosing
My father is 80. In general he is fine. But has been loosing strenght in his legs and arms and he gets very tired after walking short distances… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
33,484 satisfied customers
I have slight numbness in my right forearm and hand and my
I have slight numbness in my right forearm and hand and my right leg from the knee down. My right hand also dries out when I wash my hands, but the left one does not. I do have a pinched nerve in my n… read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
7,017 satisfied customers
Are oxygen levels higher in indoor gardens that outside?
Are oxygen levels higher in indoor gardens that outside? Specifically at Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco I find I can breathe easier while visiting.… read more
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair
FCPS (R) General Surgery
M.B.,B.S. FCPS
3,788 satisfied customers
I am a 71-year old female who is traveling. Three days ago,
I am a 71-year old female who is traveling. Three days ago, I suddenly experienced quite severe dizziness which lasted about an hour all together ((it gradually decreased in intensity). Today I am fee… read more
Dr. Mark
Dr. Mark
Neurologist (MD)
Doctoral Degree
1,985 satisfied customers
My 2.8yo grandson fell this morning and hit his head on the
My 2.8yo grandson fell this morning and hit his head on the curb outside. He didn't lose consciousness or was bleeding and I got a child compress on the knot asap. But he's been talking about going to… read more
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair
FCPS (R) General Surgery
M.B.,B.S. FCPS
3,788 satisfied customers
I started having seizure for almost 10 years now and haven't
i started having seizure for almost 10 years now and haven't found what types of a seizure is it and i need help with it … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,169 satisfied customers
Does fmri can datact brain damage that mri cant. i feel
does fmri can datact brain damage that mri cant. i feel dizziness, double vision, weakness, memory problems, concentration problems after i was strangled for a very short time but i havent even lost c… read more
Dr. Mark
Dr. Mark
Neurologist (MD)
Doctoral Degree
1,985 satisfied customers
Have history of multiple strokes. Forth one early Oct with
have history of multiple strokes. Forth one early Oct with vomiting up lots of clots, no liquid just clots. Vomiting one clot and one pint of blood Feb 16. Hosp sent home after few days. Gastro doc he… read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,746 satisfied customers
I have had fibromyalgia for 7 years. For 1 month now I have
I have had fibromyalgia for 7 years. For 1 month now I have had extreme fatigue, muscle weakness and swelling in hands and feet. Fingers and toes turn a deep red color at my joints. My hand or hands b… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,169 satisfied customers
I have been experiencing mainly right sided symptoms such as
I have been experiencing mainly right sided symptoms such as righ arm discomfort shoulder feels tight as well as bicep it fatuiges fast and so does my right leg mainly around the ankle feels like a we… read more
Dr. Das, MD
Dr. Das, MD
Senior Consultant, Radiodiagnosis
MBBS.MD
1,018 satisfied customers
I have had muscle pain and weakness especially in my legs
hi i have had muscle pain and weakness especially in my legs this past year. i also have fatigue and shortness of breath when climbing stairs. I am 51, female and in early menopause. I am on hrt patch… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
33,484 satisfied customers
Small lump under skin on lower left shin, just left of the
small lump under skin on lower left shin, just left of the bone, no pain, can't feel it in the morning but as the day goes on I can feel it. NOthing on my right leg.… read more
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair
FCPS (R) General Surgery
M.B.,B.S. FCPS
3,788 satisfied customers
I am in a ascetic. I am experiencing non stopping headache
I am experiencing non stopping headache on the left side of my head. My nerves from my head to neck to shoulder are in constant pain and disconfort..my muscles seams to be stiffening which makes it very hard to walk..my tenders are in pain...not taking anything now. I have an appointment for neurology for May 26..need second opinion..please help. … read more
Dr. Mark
Dr. Mark
Neurologist (MD)
Doctoral Degree
1,985 satisfied customers
I have muscle twitching mostly in my left calf but sometimes
I have muscle twitching mostly in my left calf but sometimes occur in right calf and hands. Occasionally there's a tingling feeling in my foot. My PCP did cbc bloodwork, and a ct scan and everything c… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,169 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