In-depth

Alternative medicine

Acupuncture


Chiropractic adjustment

Massage

Lifestyle and home remedies

Alleviating migraine pain

Relaxation techniques

Sleep tips

Stop your next migraine before it starts

Risk factors

Depression

Symptoms

Diarrhea

Diarrhea can have many triggers, including viruses, bacteria, parasites and certain medications. Though unpleasant, most cases of diarrhea go away without treatment.

Headache

Nausea and vomiting

Symptom Checker

Foot pain? Headache? Sore throat? Skin rash? Use the Symptom Checker to find out what's causing your symptom.

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

Lumbar puncture (spinal tap)

June 17, 2016
References
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