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A 24-year-old male asked:

i am experiencing headache (occurred: 1 - 3 hours) (side: back, left) (better by: rest, stress management) (worsened by: sneeze or cough, routine activity, psychological stress) (severity: severe) (time frame: sudden) (quality: throbbing sensation) ?

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Dr. Leon Schwechter
Geriatrics 43 years experience
Migraine headache: the quality, one-sided location, severity, suggest that you're having migraine headaches. Commonly nausea and worsening in light exposure (photophobia) are also associated. There are excellent effective treatments available if you see your physician or a neurologist. There are medications to both prevent the attacks and to treat the acute attacks. You can also try 2 Aleve (after some food)
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
Neurology 16 years experience
Migraine: May be migraine, but if the headaches are new and different for you, this warrants medical evaluation by your physician.

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