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A 19-year-old male asked:

I am experiencing headache (better by: rest) (side: all sides) (quality: dull or aching sensation, feels sharp or stabbing, throbbing sensation) (worsened by: bending forward, altered sleep pattern, sneeze or cough, skipping meals) (occurred: > 3 hours)

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 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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