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no risk factors of stroke.i feel a tension in my face and forehead.it's not numb because i can feel touch and pain.dull ache every so often.caused by?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Not stroke: Your symptoms are not suggesting stroke, but rather tension headache/ sinus headache. Depending on the exact location of the pain, its circumstances, duration or response to trial therapy your condition will be identified. Talk to your doc about your symptoms.
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Tension HA: It sounds like a tension-type headache which can be treated with medications like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil, if no allergic reactions. Some tension-type headaches also have migraine characteristics so that there is an overlap. They are not two distinct entities like once thought. If over-the-counter meds do not help, see your primary care physician for help. Does not sound typical for a brain tumor. Relax.
Dr. David Satloff
Pain Management 40 years experience
Get checked: Muscles go into a protective contracture when a joint is either loaded or possess unresolved infection. At the forehead the issue could be with either the TM joints or at the frontal sinus.

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