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A 28-year-old female asked:

Severe headache in the left quarter of head. (not at back of head/forhead) intense pressure, felt like brain was swelling and pushing against skull, and intense pressure behind left eye, like something pushed against eye, more severe than a migrane?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Headache: Do you have a history of migraines? These headaches are not stereotypical and can vary in location and intensity. Would heed advice to get your doctor involved. Numerous new medications are available to both treat acute headaches and prevent future ones.
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Last updated Dec 4, 2020

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