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WillowDecay

854d

I have had a migraine constantly since New Year’s Eve. I was on a monthly injection for preventative as well as a pill for emergencies. Neither have worked. I ended up in the Emergency Room twice because of this migraine thinking it could be an aneurysm (I’m also on blood thinners). They ran blood tests, MRIs, CTs, gave me pain medication like dilaudid and still couldn’t figure it out. My neurologist saw me in the end of January and couldn’t figure it out either. He took me off both migraine medications and is trying to get insurance approval for an IV infused migraine medication now. I also found out I have a herniated disc in my C5/C6. It’s VERY slight, but the tiny bit that’s herniated is pressing on my spinal chord. I’m now seeing a spinal doctor who is contemplating surgery to remove that disc. My question is if anyone else has had migraines that last this long from a herniated disc barely pressing on their spinal chord? Or even have another idea of what could be causing this? I’m currently taking norco nightly for the pain and muscle relaxers during the mornings (as per my pain management doctors orders) and I am still in a lot of pain, can’t drive myself anywhere due to the medications, and am becoming more and more aware of neck stiffness and jaw soreness

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    • carrielovelylady

      852d

      I have tried Immitrex Topamax and am currently on Ubrevely and propranolol but it's no longer working. It seems like these meds work the first few times for me then just don't anymore.

    • carrielovelylady

      852d

      I have tried Immitrex Topamax and am currently on Ubrevely and propranolol but it's no longer working. It seems like these meds work the first few times for me then just don't anymore.

    • WillowDecay

      853d

      I actually tried relpax when my migraines first started years ago and it just made me struggle to breathe for a couple minutes which sent me into a panic and made my migraines worse :( according to all my doctors, they can’t find a single reason for me to be having them, aside from the herniated disc in my neck, but they all said it’s not severe enough to cause this bad of migraines. My neurologist is working on getting me on Vyepti infusions once every three months

    • Fefanny

      853d

      I use to have them for 3 or more days and i my doctor prescribe me relpax and they’re gone now at soon I feel a little bit of pain I take my pill for me is a relief. My trigger is spasm In the cervical area. But I’m so happy I being month without a migraine attack try it maybe it’s help for you too

    • WillowDecay

      853d

      My neurologist had me on aimovig and ubrelvy for my migraines for years and it worked great. Then suddenly they didn’t work for this. He gave me a shot of imitrex when I saw him and all it did was make me a bit nauseous… I’ve also tried sumatriptan with no relief…

    • B_U_2214

      853d

      Opiates don’t help much with my migraines , the muscle relaxer does help somewhat with the tension headaches but unfortunately if I’m in a full-blown migraine the only thing that works is Imitrex or a triptain medication. But it’s not good to take too many of triptain medications because of blood pressure and rebound headaches.

    • WillowDecay

      854d

      I’ve had lasik as well as wear glasses and get my eyesight checked every year. I thought of that and there’s no change in pain level with or without my glasses. But I’ll definitely schedule an appointment with my Optomitrist just in case. Thank you!!!

    • Captofthevessel

      854d

      Could be your vision believe it or not. Just a suggestion.

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