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What causes early morning headaches?

Hello, I wake up every morning with a headache that feel like the top of my head is going to explode. I have found 2 knots on the top right side of my head. They feel like they are about an inch long, side by side ( I call them speed bumps ) that is what they feel like. I have had head aches for many years but this one is different. I am 66 years young but have many health problems and I take strong pain meds.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018
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Hi,

It can be tension headache or headache associated with sinusitis.
You can take analgesics like Tramadol and do frequent steam inhalation for symptomatic relief. If pain persists, you can consult a neurologist and get evaluated.

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