Helped Over 500,000 patients with 98%+ satisfaction.

Connect & Get Personalized 1-to-1 Answers from Expert Doctors

DoctorSpring > Question Home

Reason for worst headache in life with weakness.

Resolved Question:

My mother had the worst headache of her life last Sunday. It was preceded by mild headaches and/or pain. It has been followed by periodic head pain and fatigue and weakness over the last three days. The dr ordered a MRI but it is scheduled for next tuesday. Now she has shakiness and weakness coming on and feeling very bad. What could this be and does it require more immediate attention. She also feels feverish during episodes.She feels better during the day and worse at night or in morning.

Category: Neurologist, Medical

Ask Your Own Question

Category: Pediatric Neurologist
 22 Doctors Online

Thank you for posting your query at
I have noted your mother's symptoms. I agree that she needs attention of a neurologist and a scan should be done as early as possible. If the MRI of brain is getting delayed, then, in the meanwhile, a CT scan of the head may be done, which is much simpler and can be done early.
Our main objective is to exclude bleeding in her brain, such as subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH).
I hope it helps.
Feel free to discus further,
Best wishes,
Dr. Sudhir Kumar MD (Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist

Patient replied :

What symptoms may occur if it becomes more serious? I do not think we will get a chance to get the tests until next tuesday unless we go to the mergency room.

Thank you for getting back.
Please watch for the additional symptoms as below:
Worsening of headache, vomiting, double vision, drowsiness, weakness of arm or leg, seizures.
If any of these occur, you may take her to emergency room and get a CT scan of brain done.
Feel free to ask further queries,
Dr. Sudhir Kumar MD (Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist

Dr. Sudhir Kumar
Category: Pediatric Neurologist
Senior Residency, Fellowship: DM, Neurology, CMC, Vellore, 2001
Junior Residency: MD, Internal Medicine, CMC, Vellore, 1998
Medical School: MBBS, Christian Medical College, Vellore, 1995
Dr. Sudhir Kumar and 4 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you

Users who read this, also read:

Make informed and better medical decisions.

Join the 500,000 people who found a smarter, quicker way to get Answers, Recommendations & Expert Opinions.

Expert Doctors at fingertips

Recommendation on next step. Second-opinion.Multi-specialty.

Save Time

Average time for answers: 6 hours.

Save Money

$35 for typical specialist consult vs. $120 for a local appointment.

Free Follow-ups

Clarify, ask further questions for free in private conversation.

100% Satisfaction

Money back guarantee for the 1st reply. MEDNET Quality Board.

Start My Consultation



Doctor Spring is a novel online Doctor consultation platform where you can get your medical questions answered by leading Doctors. Just Submit your question and rest assured that you will consult a Doctor easily. Once you submit the question, the Doctor from the concerned specialty will reply within hours. You can always ask more questions or add details with follow-up question options and make it an online doctor chat. You may use this service to consult a specialty or for getting medical second opinion. All paid services come with a MEDNET quality assurance and 100% money back guarantee.

DoctorSpring in news