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Pain in back of head

Hey Doc, Since last Saturday I've been experiencing pain at the back of my head.I visited a general physician on Monday who checked my fever (101°) n concluded d pain is bec of viral fever. Medicines prescribed on Monday: Aceproxyvon Hustafree The pain at back of head is a pricking pain which escalates in the moring...sometimes estending to back of ear and hurting on both sides.This makes it difficult to eat as movement of jaw or any locomotive movement of head hurts. I did a CBC ESR test with platelet count 1.51 lk/cm..& ESR as 25 Doc rechecked on Wed..fever was still high(99.5°).Medicines advised Aceproxyvon Crudsef-l I did a repeat platelet count today..it is 1.13 lk/cmm Requesting advise on d next course of action& probable cause. PS: The pain is really antagonizing. Also pain drops after 3-4 hrs of intake of medicine...body temp is also stable then(98.5°)
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Take Complete Rest Take Tab.Paracetamol Keep Checking Blood Platelet levels once every two days till fever settles
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Take Complete Rest Take Tab.Paracetamol Keep Checking Blood Platelet levels once every two days till fever settles
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Dr. Deepthi Rao Gorukanti Hyderabad | General Physician
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Do you have any pain in ear? Any giddiness?
If so there can be middle ear infection,spreading and causing fever and headache..

However low platelet is suggestive of viral fever/malaria..which can also have associated headache.

There are numerous causes of such condition,needs a through examination and evaluation to come to diagnosis. Consult physician for furthur evaluation.

Minimum precaution is do not use any pain killers except paracetamol in view of falling platelets.moniter platelets every day.
Take plenty of fluids and rest.

If necessary ct scan of brain and csf analysis.

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Dr. Lohith Bangalore | General Physician
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There is a significant reduction in platelet level. With headache and lowering levels, you need detailed evaluation to find out the cause. Several infections can cause reduction in platelets and dehydration due to fever could be the reason for headache.
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You certainly require another consultation and possibly blood investigation
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Watch out for any bleeding/repeated vomiting or Skin Rash
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