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Headaches following radical hysterectomy

luvnlife
Posts: 7
Joined: Dec 2005

Help! Since my surgery, I've been having migraine-like headaches on a regular basis. Prior to surgery, I'd have a migraine maybe once a month (usually during menstruation), and a "normal" headache here & there which could be relieved with over the counter meds. My oncologist said the headaches were due to a lack of estrogen, and he prescribed Premarin which helped for about a week, but now they're back. I'd just as soon not take HRT, especially if I'm still having the headaches. The info. I've researched on the web is all over the map on this topic. Has anyone had this experience or have any info.? I'd greatly appreciate any help. Thanks!!!!

AuthorUnknown
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Joined: May 2006

Hello,

You may want to contact the American Cancer Society's National Cancer Information Center. Cancer Information Specialists are available 24 hours a day and can assist with medical questions as well as community referrals. They can be reached at 1-800-227-2345 or by clicking on the "Contact ACS" link at the top of this page.

Take care and be well,

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