A 50-year-old female asked:
My daughter aged 18 has severe and constant headaches that's in the base of her neck. she is currently studying for her matric exams.
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 38 years experience
To emergency:: Severe headaches not relieved by over the counter medications, can have serious causes. 20% of people that go to the ER with severe headaches like this have a life-threatening problem needing immediate treatment. Please take your daughter to the Emergency Room now. Hopefully it is not one of these 20%, but you must not take any chances!
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Last updated Dec 11, 2018
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