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A 18-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing unable to gain weight normally, headache (side: back, all sides, front, left) (quality: dull or aching sensation) (time frame: gradual onset) (severity: moderate) (occurred: > 3 hours) and stomach cramps (quality: cramping in lower abd

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Dr. David Steinberg
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Tension headache: The dull aching pain across the back and sides of your head is likely a Tension headache. This is stress related and stress can also negatively impact your appetite, sleep and digestion. I would focus on stress reduction, and if these symptoms do not improve or worsen you need to get a full evaluation by a physician. Good Luck!

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