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That's it really. On and off headache for 5 days now, no other real symptoms apart from feeling tired. Paracetamol doesn't work but the triptans I take for migraine do for a little while.. Ugh, just wondering how much longer I've got to wait it out.
I've got a vile woolly headed thing. Like an out of body experience but no pain, I just feel very lightheaded and dizzy. A bit vertigo-ish. Last time I had it, it was on again- off again for 3 ish months
Had it on and off for weeks and when I felt better it came back again last week ffs I felt really tired no energy, heavy eyed my eyes really hurt, dizzy and headachy especially front of my head...felt yuck wouldn't wish it on anyone
So relieved to hear this is a virus. Bad head, totally wiped out on and off since Thursday. Used triptan to clear it once, then it came back, took again last night - hopefully it's gone now. Also had a fever and muscles hurt all over, so much. Giving myself a day of rest today to try and clear it.
My husband complained of this the weekend before last but he is prone to hypochondria so I wasn't too sympathetic but my friend was wiped out for a week by this - sleeping 20 hours a day, sore throat, felt really odd. No I wonder whether I should have been more indulgent with my husband! Also, we just heard my brother-in-law had terrible headaches the other day and ended up in hospital being tested for meningitis, bleeds on the brain and so on. I am now thinking maybe he had this same thing, too.
Oof the Paramol are taking the edge of it but they make me feel really woozy. The fact that triptans do get rid of it is odd as they usually work for migraines and this doesn't feel like a normal migraine in that it's all over my head not just one side... Mellowmarshmallow interesting to hear triptan worked for you but then it came back, is same as my experience. Usually with a triptan a migraine never comes back, sigh.
SydneyB - I didn't take the Triptan to start with as it didn't feel like a migraine, but by Thurs evening I couldn't talk properly, couldn't tolerate light, and the pain all over my body was awful so didn't know what else to do.
By Fri night it was back with a fever. Bit wobbly Saturday, in pain on Sunday, then back with a vengence last night so took another Triptan. Assumed it must be migraine-related or else triptan wouldn't have worked - so that blows my medical knowledge out the water.
Can now feel poxy headache starting to come back. Had planned on trip to GP as worried it was something wrong with my migraine management but I'll just stay snuggled up on sofa instead.
I think I'm going to head to the GP tomorrow morning if it's still there. It goes over night actually without painkillers and this am I woke up fine but it's gradually come back on again. I'll take a triptan later I think but I only get a few tablets each month on prescription and I'll be out of them at this rate. I've never had a migraine for more than 24 hrs before so this is very odd. I've not had the fever or anything although was feeling queasy for a couple of days last week. Tomorrow this will have been going on for nearly a week so feels like time to see a GP.
I did for a few days. I particularly noticed as I used more Sumatripan in a week than is usual in a month. I thought I'd picked up some sort of bug, it often happens in the first day or so. Bit of a sore throat and sneezing, so maybe it's just a version of a cold. Seems to have gone now.