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    (Original post by Sorry...Alright...Well...)
    Umm...Why would she lie? And calling NHS Direct would be wise.
    I dont know.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    She says she is fine i called nhs direct and she told me to hang up. Then she starts to cry again
    well then just go to your room to call, you could have a look at nhs.uk aswell.
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    Ring NHS direct. Do not wait until tomorrow before you do anything. 0845 4647.

    Now stop asking for help on an internet forum already! but dont forget to report back.

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    Ditto except she wasn't so lucky. Which is why OP I wouldn't just wait and see, especially if this is completely unusual for her.
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    Yeah she has taken a paracetamol or panadol dnt knw 1 of the 2
    Paracetamol and panadol are exactly the same thing lol. (Panadol is a brand name). Did it help at all?
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    (Original post by Webbykinskt)
    no need to get defensive... just trying to help... you need to stay calm if you're worried. if it is only a headache she should just go to the doctors tomorrow.
    Sorry just worried
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    Phone NHS direct. If you're really very worried, get a taxi to A&E and get it checked out.
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    Call back, 0845 46 47.
    The nurse will speak to her - if they decide an ambulance is needed, NHS Direct can send one out.
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    Well if she's been like this all day then why suddenly decide on an ambulance? I'd say ring NHS direct, or maybe even your out-of-hours GP?
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    She says she is fine i called nhs direct and she told me to hang up. Then she starts to cry again
    silly! should of done it with out her knowing if she's the type to not want fuss!!
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    Yes, ring NHS Direct.
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    look at this http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/help/bod...A%3d%3d#pos918
    i answered a question and nhs direct said call 99 ambulance because they said is it a really bad headache that came on and i said yes and they said call 999
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    (Original post by belis)
    Paracetamol and panadol are exactly the same thing lol. (Panadol is a brand name). Did it help at all?
    No it did not. What is a and E?
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    A&E is accident and emergency
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    No it did not. What is a and E?
    AE=Accident and Emergency. With a headache you are looking at 4 hours wait but she will get checked out and given some stronger pain relief. Out of hours GP or walk in centre would be an even better option. Is she registred with GP? If you call your surgery there should be a prerecorded massage about out of hours service.
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    (Original post by L.T)
    no, ask for help on an internet forum
    There's always at least one idiot like you making sarcastic remarks.

    OP, I think you should ring NHS direct. If that doesn't help, then I suggest the walk-in centre.
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    This must be quite distressing for you. I think that as other people have said your best option is to step into another room and call NHS direct and tell them exactly what is going on. They will be able to tell you what the best thing to do is. Is there anyone else you can contact? Maybe an older relative or family friend because it would probably be good for you to have some support right now and they will also be useful if your mum doesn't want to go to hospital.
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    (Original post by belis)
    AE=Accident and Emergency. With a headache you are looking at 4 hours wait but she will get checked out and given some stronger pain relief. Out of hours GP or walk in centre would be an even better option. Is she registred with GP? If you call your surgery there should be a prerecorded massage about out of hours service.
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    oh hai
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    (Original post by randdom)
    This must be quite distressing for you. I think that as other people have said your best option is to step into another room and call NHS direct and tell them exactly what is going on. They will be able to tell you what the best thing to do is. Is there anyone else you can contact? Maybe an older relative or family friend because it would probably be good for you to have some support right now and they will also be useful if your mum doesn't want to go to hospital.
    What if it is something normal though?
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    What if it is something normal though?
    NHS direct will ask you a series of questions to establish if it is likely to be serious. In the long run it is better that you go and be sure rather than stay at home and miss something serious.
 
 
 
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