Symptoms - Headache

Content provided by the Faculty of the Harvard Medical School

Sorry to hear that your head hurts.

Our Health Decision Guide on Headache is designed for the person experiencing a headache that is either new or different from prior headaches. However, anyone with persistent headaches may also find some helpful information in the guide.

There are many possible reasons why you have a headache. By answering a series of questions, you will learn about the cause or causes likely to be most relevant to you.

This guide is a learning tool and not a substitute for consultation with your own doctor.

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