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Lancaster, SC
A 21-year-old female asked:

I had terrible head pain that woke me out of a dream and still having now that are really painful and won't stop. left side of face and cramping hand?

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Dr. Malini Shah
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 34 years experience
Migraine headache: Most likely if pain on one side with light and sound sensitivity. Then it is migrating, but if no sensitivity to light and sound it could be muscle strain. Treatment is ice on side of head, Ibuprofen (advil) 2 to 3 if no contraindications and rest in dark helps. Muscle pain also is helped with ice and ibuprofen.
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