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A 32-year-old female asked:

i have been getting headaches, from my shoulder to the back of my neck. the pain at times travel to my head and if i press the top of my head, side or above my neck it hurts. sometimes after i wake up, the back of my neck is sweaty. ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor should check: 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 options include Tylenol, Motrin or Advil, Aleve, Excedrin and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent headache (as in this case), weird headache, or with other worrisome symptoms should be evaluated.

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Last updated Nov 16, 2019

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