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woke up with a headache, pain gets worse when i stand up. this type of headache happens maybe 10-15 times/year, type of migraine or spinal fluid leak?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Orthostatic headache: Orthostatic headache is a medical condition in which a patient develops a headache while vertical and the headache is relieved when horizontal. Not all orthostatic headaches are due to CSF leaks. See a headache specialist for evaluation, tests and management.
Answered on Jul 15, 2017
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