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How long is to long to have a on and off slight headache 33 otherwise healthy has had one on and off for 5 days haven't taken any med not bad hurt?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: May help to take

Pain med. Some times breaking the cycle of pain helps in avoiding the muscle tension that often goes with a headache.
Take tylenol (acetaminophen) (no more than 4 gm/day) to see if that helps. If you develop any other symptoms, it would be prudent to see your doctor. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003024.htm.

In brief: May help to take

Pain med. Some times breaking the cycle of pain helps in avoiding the muscle tension that often goes with a headache.
Take tylenol (acetaminophen) (no more than 4 gm/day) to see if that helps. If you develop any other symptoms, it would be prudent to see your doctor. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003024.htm.
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