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A 18-year-old female asked:

For the past week, ive been waking up in the middle of the night with a bad headache specifically on the top of my head. i also notice it before falling asleep. what could this be from? i havent changed my bedtime routine at all.thank you very much

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
NEEDS EVAL: Any headache arising during sleep is worrisome for a significant health problem. You need to contact your doc & get in for a full evaluation as soon as it can be arranged.
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