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what do you do when your head fills like it wants to explode, and you can't stay in bed , and advil, and tylenol do not work.

 
peace013

Asked by peace013 at 12:18 PM on Oct. 19, 2010 in Health

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  • Lay a warm compress across your forehead and nose/cheek area. It will help with the nasal swelling and once the swelling goes down you will start to feel some relief. Put a warm compress on for fifteen minutes, twice an hour.
    zava_t

    Answer by zava_t at 12:21 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • I get acupuncture.
    ItsMe89

    Answer by ItsMe89 at 12:21 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • I take Excedrin if it's a migraine, and try to avoid bright light. Steam from a shower or warm compress and/or use a neti pot if it's a sinus headache.
    pam19

    Answer by pam19 at 12:25 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • drink a ton of water, avoid all the triggers...wait until after lunch and then try excedrine...more water.
    surfcitymom

    Answer by surfcitymom at 12:26 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • You've probably been in bed too long. I feel like that when I sleep in too late. Get up, drink some OJ and get some fresh air.
    rain408

    Answer by rain408 at 12:33 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • Hot towel wrapped around my head, piggyback 1 dose of Motrin w/ 1 dose of Tylenol, put my sunglasses on, and drink a cup of coffee.
    geminilove

    Answer by geminilove at 12:34 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • aleve it works wonders
    chica679

    Answer by chica679 at 1:04 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • I take some fioricet, a bath, and hydrate. I had one of those yesterday but that was from roller coasters the day before.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 4:10 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

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