TrudieLynn, I have been suffering with the most painful migraine that began the same way as yours, but when it happened I thought it was atoo thought I was dying or having an aneurysm as well. Mine did not stop after half an hour though-it continued through the night and the pain was so intense, my entire body was shaking/like on vibrate, I had some chills, and I was vomitting. I didn't know what to do, but I had breif insisdents of pain happened during a BM, but not one that wouldn't go away within 15-20 mins after. It was a 10 out of 10 pain and I was wailing in pain and could not just stay in a dark room and try and sleep it out. I had my Mom come check on me and she looked up this page and read your post, which told us that hopefully it was just a very very intense migraine, but just be be sure we called my doctor and he instructed us to call the ambulance. They came but once they got me moving they suggested my Mom just drive me to our local ER. We did, but this hospital/doctor had seen me before for a bad migraine and knew that I often had them chronically, so he wasn't very understanding or caring about what I was going through. He gave me a quick once over and assumed it was a migraine. He did have them give me a CAT Scan just to make sure he wasn't missing anything like an aneurysm, but the test ruled that out. He thought I would be extastic to know that, but I at the time I was still hoping for death and I was in the worst pain ever! So when he gave me benadryl and a zofran without any change in my pain and then sent me home telling me to rest and follow up with my doctor I felt he wasn't taking me seriously. I told him I was dehydated and might need IV fluids bc that has helped my mirgraines in the past, but he founght that and told me to drink up when I was so nauseated that I could barely speak. That's when I was sent home, still in the same position as when I started, so I tried to go home and sleep, but that didn't las long. I was waaaay to uncomfortable to say the least. This was around 2am, so I had to call my poor Mother again(who happened to have a meeting presentation at 8am), since I don't have my own car and couldn't drive anyway and after some begging she took me to a different ER a town away where they finally treated my pain, gave me fluids, and nausea meds. I was wailing in pain and throwing up there all night even after they gave me meds for all that, but they did give me something to relax me enough to go home and attemp sleep. It has been three days since all that and the migraine has not fully subsided still yet, but it has lessened enough for me to post this and look at the light on this screen. The only problem is I am now a bit afraid to use the bathrom bc if it came back I don't know how I'd handle it again. I have still been feeling very nauseus and unable to drink much water even after taking zofran on a regular basis. Its not the best medicine for this I guess. Anyway I will be following up with my migraine and pain doctor when they can get me in, hopefully when I can move better. So thank you for your post-it was really helpful at w really difficult time for me. I'm also glad that you found a medicine that helped your condition, but unfortunately Compazine is something I am allergic to, so I will keep looking for something my body can handle in this type of situation-that hopefully won't happen again anytime soon or ever. Thanks again Trudie and I hope you feel better!View Thread
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