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Why do i get a headache on the right side of my head? i'm a 17 year old girl and they mostly happen in school

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Dr. Matthew Cahill
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Possible Migraine: Unilateral headache with pounding is frequently Migraine. Read about this, see if it fits. Primary care doctors are very familiar with this and can be a big help. Stress, poor sleep menstruation and vision problems can all trigger Migraine (among others). Neurologists can also have a role if the headaches don't stop. Get an evaluation and I hope the headaches go away forever.

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