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A 23-year-old female asked:

23yo female so scared i have a brain tumor just have a feeling of pressure at the top and side of my head. doesnt get any worse no other symptoms?

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Dr. Carrie Cannon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Relax, see dr.: Brain tumors in your age group are not common. If the headache goes away with paracetamol and there are no neural symptoms like confusion, weakness, numbness, double vision, the headache is worse in the afternoon, and no nausea and vomiting, you can relax. Make an appointment with your doctor for a neurological exam and ask if you may need other tests done.Sometimes sertralene can cause headaches.

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