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A 21-year-old female asked:

front part of head hurts on my scalp above my forehead? it feels like when you wear a ponytail for a while and take it out and your head hurts

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Headache: You may have a head ache or even an underlying sinus infection. If this persists, then see the Dr. for an examination and any needed treatment. Good luck to you.
Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Allodynia: Is the name for the symptom you describe. Scalp pain that hurts when the scalp is touched and especially when hair is moved or pulled on. This can be a symptom that precedes migraine, as a prodrome. It can also occur during migraine or after as a postdrome. If you have moderate to severe headaches that interfere with your life you may have migraine. Discuss with your doctor. Migraine is treatable

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Last updated Nov 12, 2014

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