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why do feel so ill???

I feel so ill… ive never felt like this before…

I suffer with migraines (chronic migraines according the my neuro) and I got a bad one on friday… but I am now feeling so ill… i’ve still got a bad headache (although the flashing lights and stragne vision loss has gone) I feel sick, not just sick, but really ill!! I’ve hardly been ablt to function properly and since last night I now have chest pain… not heart, it’s more over the the right side, but its painfull.

I juts want to curl up in a ball and make it all go away!!!

I feel ill, sick, painful head, painful chest, painful legs, tired… oh so tired and did i mention ill!!!

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Big hug and hope you feel better soon

Big hug. Hope you feel better soon Jules.X

A big one from me too Jules (((hugs)) xx Frank.)

Migraines suck

When I have a bad one, I often feel terrible for days and even when the headache goes, I get a “migraine hangover” that lasts at least another day.

Domperidone has been a life saver for my nausea - you could ask your GP for some to try? It has other names, but I can’t think what they are, sorry.

I know when I feel sick, it’s usually my stomach or migraine-related nausea to blame and not my MS.

I hope you’re feeling better.

Karen x

PS My headache specialist neuro recommended I try 400mg vitamin B2 a day for migraine. I built up to 400mg over a few weeks and it has made a HUGE difference! I now get a fraction of the migraine I used to. It doesn’t work for everyone, but might be worth a try?

Thanks for the hugs… :slight_smile:

I’ve just been the Dr’s… this is the worst migraine I’ve ever had!! The Dr gave me Domperidone for the sickness, so fingers crossed ! :slight_smile: I think I’ll also try the B2 as you’ve suggested Karen, definitely worth a try, if it doesn’t work then nothing lost!!

Dr also gave me Sumatriptan, but on the strict instructions I don’t take more than 2! If the migraine soesn;t go away the to contact the Dr’s again… Hope it does… :frowning:

Got to make a headache diary now… on top of all my other symtpoms it’s going to be difficult!!

Thanks again everyone

xx

Oh love! Poor you. Hope the pills work and you can feel a bit better very soon.

luv POllx

I really sympathize and send a big “unknown” hug of support. Ive had terrible migraines with accompanying neurological disorders (including visual disturbances, cant find words or speak properly to numbness on one body side) since I was a teen. Its awful and scary each time anew. After trying different things in the end a huge dose of 1gram of paracetamol the moment I notice the first vusual disturbances helped me most. Sumatriptan causes major constipation so be really careful with it. Domperidone may help with sickness tho.

Hope you feel better soon !

Best wishes,

Caro

I really sympathize and send a big “unknown” hug of support. Ive had terrible migraines with accompanying neurological disorders (including visual disturbances, cant find words or speak properly to numbness on one body side) since I was a teen. Its awful and scary each time anew. After trying different things in the end a huge dose of 1gram of paracetamol the moment I notice the first vusual disturbances helped me most. Sumatriptan causes major constipation so be really careful with it. Domperidone may help with sickness tho.

Hope you feel better soon !

Best wishes,

Caro

Thanks Poll xx

Caro, it’s awful isn’t it? I got my first migraine at 17… thought I was dying!! I’m 42 now and neuro has told me I have Chronic Migraine, but not give me anything for it!! This one was so bad though, and lasted for so long I had to see GP. (I too get the visual disturbances and lose word finding skills completely!! Very scary!)

I took the Simatriptan and it actually made my head worse! I though my head was going to explode!! It lasted for about half and hour, then subsided back to the original headache I had before. and I’ve still got it now!! It’s juts not leaving me alone! Although it’s seemed to have moved over the other side of my head?? Is this a different migraine starting now??

They’re just horrible!! :frowning:

I am sorry the Simatriptan didn’t help. I take amatrip to try and prevent migraines and the simatriptan at onset and found them pretty good usually.

Migraines are just the most miserable things. I have been hospitalised with them a couple of times and then people say ‘o I get headaches too’ and I feel slightly murderous! Anyway I would go back to the GP, I am sure there are more options available. Fell better soon xx

Hi Jules

I get the same type of migraine as caro and FeeHutch, they can last up to 5 days with another 3 or so ‘hangover’. Triptan don’t work for me anymore, I’m on betablockers now, also use domperidone, and following Karen’s B Vitamin advice, and I’m glad to say they have reduced in frequency and severity. Anyone who says its just a headache needs to try it for a day or five! I really sympathise, on top of everything else, its a really sh1tty thing to deal with. I hope it eases up soon xx

Thanks guys…

Ended up back to the GP again today… still bad… domperidone not really doing anything… maybe taking the edge of sickness but still feel ill.

Pain still bad… GP has given me codine today… 15mg… not much help!!! And has told me to see how I go over the next few days!!!

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