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I have a headache five times worse then normal, facial pain, neck hurts bad, throat hurts, has been happening for 3 days now. should i see a doctor right away or is it not that serious and it will eventually go away?

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Symptoms : Symptoms for three days is concerning. It may be viral, but with three days of head and neck pain you should be seen by your doctor. Please call your doctor and see if you can be seen immediately, if not then with headache and neck pain you should go to the er to be sure you don't have meninigitis.
Dr. Paul Vercellotti
Dentistry 33 years experience
Yes: Always worry about meingitis with severe headaches and neck pain, please get an evaluation.

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