Randolph, NJ
A 48-year-old male asked:

I've had a headache for three weeks now. sometimes it's a migraine or sometimes it's mild but never goes away. its behind the eyes and now it seems to be getting worse like pain on top and behind the head. i take excedrin migraine but now that doesn't wor

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Galina Nikolskaya
Neurology 13 years experience
Likely 2 types of HA: you may be suffering from 2 types of headache: migraine + analgesic overuse headache (if you have been taking exedrin migraine more than 2 times per week). decreasing the exedrin migraine frequency down to 2 times per week will help with the 2nd headache, for migraine you need to discuss with a neurologist getting on a prophylactic agent that is the best one for you depending on your medical hx
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