Dear Doctor, I have been experiencing headaches for abou

Patient : Dear Doctor, I have been experiencing headaches for about 5 years now ( I am 18 years old). They have been getting worse over the years and the intensity is unbearable at times. I have been suffering from other things along with the headaches, like blurry vision, dizziness, lack of balance, stress, hallucinations, tremors and I fainted a couple of times. The hand tremors happen all of a sudden and the muscles in my body tense and start twitching (Especially my face and thigh). I sometimes see in black and white as well. Over the past two weeks, my headaches have been getting even worse and I am ALWAYS tired and sleepy. I am sleeping all more than usual and I still feel like I want more. I can no longer exercise as week because my head starts aching 5 minutes after I start and I everything becomes blurry. I have seen doctors and done tests. They haven't found anything yet except a small cyst on my pituitary gland which is too small to be causing these problems ( what they said). It is 4mm I believe. Now I am taking medications for migraine and they are not working. Also, pain killers don't work. They rarely make it any better. Any suggestions ? Thank you Reem.
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: My 8 year old has constipation. Muscle pain, dizziness, fatigue, and belly pain. Normal labs except high absolute n...

Q: I have a collection of red itchy bumps on my penis shaft. I believe it's friction burn but I'm not positive.

Q: I AM A 68 YEAR OLD MALE AND HAVE BEEN GIVEN CYCLOBENZAPRINE, 10 MG. FOR MUSCLE SPASMS IN MY SHOULDER AND UPPER BACK, ...

Q: So this may be totally normal but im not sure. So im 4 months postpartum. I stopped breastfeeding at the beginning of...

Q: I am concerned about having ascites. I have been a heavy drinker for a number of years. I had acute alcoholic hepatit...

 


DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews