A 19-year-old female asked:
I am experiencing headache (side: back, front) (quality: dull or aching sensation, sensation of pressure or fullness) (time frame: gradual onset) (severity: moderate) (occurred: > 3 hours) (better by: nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc.)) , lightheaded and
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
Many possibilities: Most people get a headache at some time, such as from colds, infections, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Over-the-counter treatments include Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, Alleve, Excedrin Migraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent headache, weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms should be checked.
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Last updated Sep 1, 2020
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