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Hi there, i have a pressure right on top of my head, for about 3 days now. It started with headache behind the eyes. should i be concerned?

Hi there, i have a pressure right on top of my head, for about 3 days now. It started with headache behind the eyes. should i be concerned?

See a neurologist: These symptoms may represent a specific kind of headache or other neurological condition. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, characteristic, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to a neurologist. https://www.aan.com/Guidelines/Home/ByTopic?topicId=16 , http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1142731-overview ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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I've had a headache for three weeks now. Sometimes it's a migraine or sometimes it's mild but never goes away. Its behind the eyes and now it seems to be getting worse like pain on top and behind the head. I take excedrin migraine but now that doesn't wor

I've had a headache for three weeks now. Sometimes it's a migraine or sometimes it's mild but never goes away. Its behind the eyes and now it seems to be getting worse like pain on top and behind the head. I take excedrin migraine but now that doesn't wor

Likely 2 types of HA: you may be suffering from 2 types of headache: migraine + analgesic overuse headache (if you have been taking exedrin migraine more than 2 times per week). decreasing the exedrin migraine frequency down to 2 times per week will help with the 2nd headache, for migraine you need to discuss with a neurologist getting on a prophylactic agent that is the best one for you depending on your medical hx ...Read more

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Stroke symptoms? Terrible headache 2 days mostly temples and top of head, stiff neck, pressure behind eyes, lightheaded. Getting nervous.

Stroke symptoms? Terrible headache 2 days mostly temples and top of head, stiff neck, pressure behind eyes, lightheaded. Getting nervous.

Migraine: A migraine is not just simply a headache. Rather, it should be viewed as an attack that is accompanied by various neurological and non-neurological features as well as headache. Accompanying symptoms are facial pain, stiff neck, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and blurred vision and sleep issues. See orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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17wks pregnant having headaches in the back of my left head and wrap around the top to behind my eye and the pain has been bad enough to cause nausea vom?

17wks pregnant having headaches in the back of my left head and wrap around the top to behind my eye and the pain has been bad enough to cause nausea vom?

See doctor: You may want to make an appt to see your doctor asap, or go to urgent care now. If you have a h/o migraines, then this could be a migraine exacerbated by pregnancy. Anytime you have headache with vomiting, take it seriously and see a doctor right away. Doctor may prescribe meds, but you need an exam first. Make sure you drink lots of fluids, like water, as dehydration #1 cause headache. Good luck! ...Read more