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A 46-year-old female asked:

My 70 year old father woke up this morning with a terrible headache on the top of his head. he had a stroke 2 yrs ago. could headache be related ?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Urgent.: I hope not, but this could be a subarachnoid hemorrhage. Stat brain imaging is mandatory.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Get checked: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked.

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