Migraines & Headaches Community
Sudden Onset Headaches
About This Community:

This forum is for questions and support regarding migraine and headache issues such as: abdominal migraines, headaches caused by allergies, cluster headaches, headaches, headaches in children, migraine headaches, sinus headaches, tension headaches, visual disturbances.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Sudden Onset Headaches

My 15 year old daughter sufferered complete kidney loss last year after a severe vasculitis episode. One month after beginning dialysis she had a large hemorrhagic stroke.  The headaches for several weeks after were awful but finally stopped.  It has been a year since the stroke and now there are recurrent headaches which are severe enough to require IV morphine for relief. I am afraid they are going to cancel her kidney transplant because these are "unexplained" although "not suprising".  The neurologist states they seem to be migraines but no one has felt another CT scan is necessary.  They tried her on Elavil last week and the side effects of involuntary muscle movements were awful.  What tests should I insist on?  
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Migraines & Headaches Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Neurology Answerers
620923_tn?1439824912
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
7530528_tn?1428275172
Blank
AKC_75
TX
1780921_tn?1416842066
Blank
flipper336
Chandler, AZ
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Ball123
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
hc1
PA
1110049_tn?1409405744
Blank
4Maddie44
Dorset, United Kingdom