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Scared for my friend

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 20, 2008
  • 10:04 PM

My friend is having regular headaches (described as feeling like she was hit by a frying pan) mostly on the left side. Yesterday, she had to pull over on the road to vomit from the pain. About five years ago, she felt very woozy, became covered in sweat and barely made it to the bathroom where she passed out and lost bladder control. She believes that it was a "mini-stroke" but the symptoms don't seem to add up to me. Apparently, these headaches have been a regular feature of her life for a long time. Does anyone have any idea what this could be? If they are migraines, could they be related to the "mini-stroke" incident?

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  • Has your friend seen a doctor, in particular, a neurologist? I know migraines can cause you to vomit, but the lack of bladder control and passing out is very worrisome. And if she believes it was a mini-stroke, she shouldn't be messing around with it. Get her to the doctor. And if she hasn't seen one or won't go, please tell us why not.
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