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A 21-year-old male asked:

i'm 6'8" 290lbs pain medication has never worked for me ever i assume i need much higher doses what can i take for a bad headache that's not a placebo?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 13 years experience
See: a pain specialist or a neurologist to make sure your headaches are not due to a mass in the brain, or other structural brain problems. Then follow their advice about management of your pain after a thorough exam, imaging and discussion of treatment options.

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Last updated Jul 14, 2015

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