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Migraines for four days straight, Help.

Patient: Migrain for almost four days straight with sharp pain only on the right side what do i do

 

 

Doctor: Using ice, relaxation techniques, and if possible sleep may help with migraine attacks once it has started. Specific med ications for migraine from the triptan or the ergot groups like sumatriptan, rizatriptan, zolmitriptan or ergotamine etc. would be required to control your symptoms. You may want to see your doctor for necessary medications, who may also consider a preventive treatment with certain medications like Propranolol, timolol, methysergide, valproic acid, and topiramate to reduce the frequency, severity, and/or duration of the migraine attack.Using ice, relaxation techniques, and if possible sleep may help with migraine attacks once it has started. Specific medications for migraine from the triptan or the ergot groups like sumatriptan, rizatriptan, zolmitriptan or ergotamine etc. would be required to control your symptoms. You may want to see your doctor for necessary medications, who may also consider a preventive treatment with certain medications like Propranolol, timolol, methysergide, valproic acid, and topiramate to reduce the frequency, severity, and/or duration of the migraine attack.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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