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I have had a tension type headache week. Wake up in

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I have had a tension type headache for a week. Wake up in the night with it. Doesn't really respond to tylenol or advil. Moderate. Fells good to rub my eyebrows I am leaving for vacation tomorrow and I am afraid there is something really wrong!
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 2 years ago.
Any new severe headache needs and exam.
Brain problems need to be ruled out.
New high blood pressure.
Bleed to the brain.
I would not let this go on any further, but see a doctor today, even if urgent care.
Especially before travelling.
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