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Throbbing pain in the temple area. Aneurysm or tumor?

I do not drink enough water & my doctor says something serious to happen to me would be extremely rare.. I have a tiny throbbing pain near my temples . Is it a tumor or an aneurysm? :( THe pain goes away when I take advil .. & I always drink soda & when a couple months ago i was having headaches & it was because I didnt drink enough water & when i did they went away. Im 14? is it serious :(
Asked On : Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

The chances of you having a tumor or aneurysm is very low.

Headaches, as you are having, are very common, and are commonly due to migraine. In this condition, headaches may get triggered by various factors, including not drinking enough water.

I would suggest you to meet your doctor, and start preventive medications for migraine to stop the recurrence of headaches.

If symptoms persist, you may get a brain scan done.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Answered: Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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