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Frequent Headache

Frequent headache all over head- changes location , scalp tenderness always, intensity also varies. Confused with migraine since long but migraine prophylactic has not worked yet. Looks like occipital or trigeminal nueralgia. Any in invasive way to treat this type of headache and medicine to start with
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello there, Headaches are generally classified by cause: Primary headaches A primary headache is caused by problems with or overactivity of pain-sensitive structures in your head. A primary headache isn't a symptom of an underlying disease. Chemical activity in your brain, the nerves or blood vessels of your head outside your skull, or muscles of your head and neck — or some combination of these factors — may play a role in primary headaches. Some people may carry genes that make them more likely to develop such headaches.... Secondary headaches A secondary headache is a symptom of a disease that can activate the pain-sensitive nerves of the head. Any number of conditions — varying greatly in severity — may cause secondary headaches. Consult Neurologist....
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