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Tension Headache

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What are the tension headache symptoms you experienced? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Kellz, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: September 25

I started with tension headaches 8 days ago. I had no vomiting, nausea or particular light sensitivity. My head felt like it was being squeezed and it was painful. I was admitted to the hospital and had a number of tests which are all normal. I'm hoping the tension settles soon as it is driving me mad!

Comment from: Bwtwn, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: February 16

For the past 10 days I have had a tension headache. I have no nausea or vomiting, no stiff neck or rash. It just feels like a tight band around my head. I have no cold symptoms but the pain radiates around my eye sockets and sinus areas. I have pain all over my head, back and sides. I am feeling worried. Paracetamol doesn't seem to shift it!

Medically reviewed by Joseph Carcione, DO; American board of Psychiatry and Neurology

REFERENCE:

Taylor, F. R., MD. "Tension-type headache in adults: Acute treatment." UpToDate. Updated Mar 10, 2015.
<https://www.uptodate.com/contents/tension-type-headache-in-adults-acute-treatment>

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