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I am having head ache for last 2 weeks. If I took pain killer, i will be alright for 4 hrs. Again it will start


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replied March 3rd, 2009
Headache and Migraines Answer A5948



The symptoms you report are insufficient for any definitive diagnose to be given.
Headache is only a symptom which might be a result of one of the following conditions:
1. Hypertension
2. Eye disorders
3. Migraine
4. Pain spreading from toothache
5. Cervical spondylosis
6. Brain tumor
Which one of these causes might be responsible for the headache can be determined only with physical exam at your family doctor. If he is not able to solve the problem and need additional tests, then he might still find out which specialist might have biggest chances to solve the headache.


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