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A 16-year-old female asked about a 16-year-old female:

someone i know gets pain in her neck and back shoulder and also receives headaches but they don't last long. what could this be?

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Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Tension Headaches: Tension headaches usually are 2-sided, constant, headache pain that radiate into the neck and shoulders. There is no associated nausea, vomiting, vision change, nor incapacity; like with migraine. Typical treatment would be otc analgesics. Look for triggers, like stress, and avoid if possible.

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Last updated Sep 19, 2013

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