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I have had a headache on and off for the past 7 days. It has

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I have had a headache on and off for the past 7 days. It has caused mild nausea, sensitivity to light & sound, but as a frequent sufferer of migraines, this is a different type of headache from that which I usually suffer. It is really hurting right behind my eyes & in my temples, down through my jaw & neck.
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Other than the history of migraines, do you have any other medical problems or take any medication?

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Do you have any other symptoms?

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I take 100 mg Zoloft and have for 3 years.

OK. That should not be contributing to this problem.....
You know, since this is a new type of headache for you, it is not like your usual migraine, you have no other symptoms and it responds (albeit for a short time) to advil you probably have nothing to worry about. It probably is due to sinus issues....
That being said, I do not like that it keeps coming back and has been doing so for a week already.
You could try adding claritin-D to your treatment or, and this is the safest course of action, get in to see your doctor this week for a quick exam.
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