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Is a pain on one side of my head a characteristic of a stress headache?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Headache: Stress or tension ha is usually on both sides & nagging in nature. If on one side & accompanied by other symptoms such as visual changes or nausea, consult your doc. To explore other causes.
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