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I need some assistance, Yes I have seen a GP about my

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Hi I need some assistance
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes I have seen a GP about my headaches I’m taking amitryptaline It isn’t helping at all I have very severe pressure like headaches but the doctors refuse to investigate my head feels like a balloon and I feel disoriented confused and in pain I feel nauseous And honestly I feel like I’m going to die I had a brain CT back in June but that was fine however my headaches never went away
JA: Do you keep personal medical records to help track this?
Customer: Yes
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: nope that’s it
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
How long will this take
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Hello?
Hi. I’m Dr. Mark. I’m a board certified physician and happy to assist you. I need some additional information. Your age and gender?
Are the headaches on one side of the head?
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I’m 18 and female. The pressure is all around and is accompanied with nausea
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I feel really ill and irritable. Honestly it is taking a real toll on me for this past year and I don’t know what to do. A lot of doctors continue to say it’s just fine and that my scan is fine so I should be fine but I don’t feel fine
It’s probably migraines that you have . Your gp should try you on migraine medication. First we try ibuprofen. It’s often trial and error until we find one that works. Here’s the list.
Prescription drugs for migraine headaches include:Triptan class of drugs (these are abortives):Sumatriptan.
Zolmitriptan.
Naratriptan.
Calcium channel blockers:Verapamil.
Calcitonin gene-related (CGRP) monoclonal antibodies:Erenumab.
Fremanezumab.
Galcanezumab.
Eptinezumab.
Beta blockers:Atenolol.
Propranolol.
Nadolol.
Antidepressants:Amitriptyline.
Nortriptyline.
Doxepin.
Venlafaxine.
Duloxetine.
Antiseizure drugs:Valproic acid.
Topiramate.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
It doesn’t feel like a migraine however. There is no pulsating pain. It’s very pressurized headache.
I prefer to start with ibuprofen along with a beta blocker or verapamil. Not Amitriptyline.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I tried ibuprofen. Paracetamol, decline ax, naproxen and then went to amitriptyline
Beta blockers or verapamil should be tried next.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Noted. Could it be anything like cancer? That worries me
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I’m sorry I can’t call
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I can’t afford it
Disregard a phone call request. They are sent out automatically .
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Alright
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Do you think this is sinister
It’s definitely not cancer. It’s a migraine.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Or that I should have an MRI
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Okay thank you
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
What about an MRI, would that be advised?
Nothing sinister. No need for an mri.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Alright
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I appreciate it a lot
You’re headaches fit with migraines.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Despite the pressure?
That goes with migraines.
Dr, Mark and other Neurology Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Aight!!! Thank you so much! I will speak to my doctor about trying the medication you have recommended!
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
God bless your soul