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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have been getting headaches for the past week that are in front of head, pounding with my heartbeat, and they only happen at night. any ideas why?

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Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Tension headache: This could be a tension headache, classically described as a rubber band being tied around your head. Usually associated with increased stress, try Excedrin over the counter to see if this helps, and follow up closely with your primary care provider.

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