Headaches Without A Name

Posted by Gem @gemmax, May 8, 2018

Approximately one month ago, just as I was drifting off to sleep I began to have sharp pains in the left side of my head just above the temple.( I know what a migraine is and this is not one. I had severe migraines from 12 yrs old until 54 years old.) This pain in my head got worse until it seemed unbearable.I still have the headpain. Pain medication helps some for awhile,but nothing makes it go away completely.I am also dizzy. The two doctors that I have seen seem to think that it has something to do with sllergies or is a migraine of some kind.I went for my regular dental checkup and the dentist discovered a cracked wisdom tooth that will have to be removed or have a crown. It is the bottom tooth on the same side as the head pain. There is also pain in my neck and ear on the same side. Has anyone had anything like this? I have Sjogren’s, temporal lobe epilepsy and several other illnesses..Could it be the tooth causing this? The dentist told me that the nerve for that tooth is extensive. I am going to have the work done on Friday. The headpain was so severe when it began that I thought that I was having some sort of event. Any ideas or similar headaches?

@gemmax

@jewel8888 Unbelievably, the awful pain came back today…except it is not really in that tooth, although that tooth aches some.it is excruiating pain in my entire face, my neck the left side of my head. I have to say,I was feeling quite desparate most of the day as nothing helped.I made an appointment with my pain doc,and my eye doc but. they are early next week. Finally, about an hour ago, i put my large frozen mud pack (those blue soft ones) on my lower back and a smaller one on my eyes after taking my pain dose. and here i am able to comunicate again. It is a bit easier finally. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Gem

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@gailb I will do that. Not to worry, my husband will make me (smile)

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@lioness, @oregongirl, @ @gailb,@parus @jewel8888 everyone who posted here.Thank you so much for your great caring hearts. I’m still in pain, and still don’t have the answer, but perhaps soon.I ‘m going back to bed grateful for people who care and understand.. I will let you all know as soon as I know anything and get any real relief. Bless you all.

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@lioness I think Vicks helps too and menthol lozenges. The ENT told me to get one of the allergy meds and “try” it knowing that I have Sjogren’s. I have tried them in the past and been unable to get my eyes open in the morning, they get so dryfrom those meds. Sorry, I don't mean to be grumpy.

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@gemmax

@lioness, @oregongirl, @ @gailb,@parus @jewel8888 everyone who posted here.Thank you so much for your great caring hearts. I’m still in pain, and still don’t have the answer, but perhaps soon.I ‘m going back to bed grateful for people who care and understand.. I will let you all know as soon as I know anything and get any real relief. Bless you all.

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@oregongirl I ’m really limited on what I can take. because I am diabetic…some tylenol, a little ibuprophen ibuprofen,some gabapentin. I am really senstivie to pain meds, so try to do anything but, unless I have no choice.

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@gemmax

@lioness, @oregongirl, @ @gailb,@parus @jewel8888 everyone who posted here.Thank you so much for your great caring hearts. I’m still in pain, and still don’t have the answer, but perhaps soon.I ‘m going back to bed grateful for people who care and understand.. I will let you all know as soon as I know anything and get any real relief. Bless you all.

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@gemmax no problem Besides allergy,sinus,Dry mouth ,Dry nose ,Dry eyes so it's a guessing game I'm never lonely lol If your tooth is that sensitive why don't you have it pulled out infected clothing good it can go into your blood.

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@lioness, @gail, @oregongirl, @parus, @jewel8888, and all others who have helped me with this pain. I haven;t been ablate participate much in past several days as I have been at hospital,lab,dentist,eye dr, ENT, and pain clinic. I am currently in a trial for drug. for 5 days and in the meantime scheduled for an MRI and other tests. They were not pleased by the challenges to my gait and coordination and want to be sure that they are simply a part of my autoimmune problems. I m going to try to rest as much as possible while this is all scheduled and taken care of and I wanted to thank all of you and let you know what is happening. You have all been so supportive. I will be in touch when I know more. Hopefully I’ll be back soon in better shape and able to help once again.Gem..

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My very best wishes for you. This is a lot to handle right now. I personally hope you come away with an understanding of the diagnoses and positive acceptance of potential solutions.

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@lioness, @gail, @oregongirl, @parus, @jewel8888, and all others who have helped me with this pain. I haven;t been ablate participate much in past several days as I have been at hospital,lab,dentist,eye dr, ENT, and pain clinic. I am currently in a trial for drug. for 5 days and in the meantime scheduled for an MRI and other tests. They were not pleased by the challenges to my gait and coordination and want to be sure that they are simply a part of my autoimmune problems. I m going to try to rest as much as possible while this is all scheduled and taken care of and I wanted to thank all of you and let you know what is happening. You have all been so supportive. I will be in touch when I know more. Hopefully I’ll be back soon in better shape and able to help once again.Gem..

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@gemmax thanks for letting us know what's going on I'll be keeping you in my prayers Take care of yourself ,write when you can Love Linda

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@lioness, @gail, @oregongirl, @parus, @jewel8888, and all others who have helped me with this pain. I haven;t been ablate participate much in past several days as I have been at hospital,lab,dentist,eye dr, ENT, and pain clinic. I am currently in a trial for drug. for 5 days and in the meantime scheduled for an MRI and other tests. They were not pleased by the challenges to my gait and coordination and want to be sure that they are simply a part of my autoimmune problems. I m going to try to rest as much as possible while this is all scheduled and taken care of and I wanted to thank all of you and let you know what is happening. You have all been so supportive. I will be in touch when I know more. Hopefully I’ll be back soon in better shape and able to help once again.Gem..

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@gemmax
I'm sorry to hear that you are so ill. However, I'm happy you're getting tests and being taken care of! I'll look forward to hearing from you when you know more about what's going on with your body.

Gail
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@gemmax. I know it must be so hard to have to go thru this. I am having a tough time with all my illnesses and try to stay positive, eat good and rest. Sending my support and here to talk whenever you need me.

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