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crippling headaches!
foxicity2013 posted:
Hello there! My fiance suffers from crippling headaches on the right side of his face, especially prevalent during a physical activity, whether it be mild or intense. We have tried the hot water running in the bathroom and just breathing deeply thru the nose method, pain relievers, among other methods but we just cant find something that works for him. I think it may be a sinus infection due to the fact that when he was younger he had a CT scan and it reviled he had 4 cysts in his right sinus. I dont know the details but the doctors just keep throwing pills at him without a second glance. Should we be worried? should we find a 3 or 4th opinion? is there a type of doctor that specializes in this field? if so should i just ask for a recommendation or referral? any advice will help! Thanks for your feedback it is much appreciated.
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rosielou responded:
I haven't heard of your hot water in the bathroom or breathing deeply through the nose methods, learn something new every day!

What diagnosis has he been getting from the doctors? And what kind pills are they 'throwing' at him? A little more detail would give us something to work with. (Results of an old CT scan might not be applicable to this situation, the cysts may have resolved by now.)

There are neurologists who specialize in headaches. If he hasn't seen one, that would be a good place to go. If he is interested in pursuing this more, then a nearby teaching hospital or his PCP can provide references.

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