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I am experiencing headache (better by: rest, nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc.)) (side: left) (severity: severe) (time frame: sudden) (quality: th...

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Severe = see doctor

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 treatments include Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Motrin, Alleve, Excedrin Migraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent headache, weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms should be checked.

In brief: Severe = see doctor

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 treatments include Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Motrin, Alleve, Excedrin Migraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent headache, weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms should be checked.
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