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What is the cause of throbbing pain in the back of head?

I live on a second story apartament, and every time I get to the top, I get a throbbing in the back of my head. It can get so intense that I often have to stop what I'm doing. I'm 19, and as far as I know, healthy in everything I know of. What are some of the possible causes?
Mon, 28 May 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have gone through your question and understand your concern.

The throbbing headache seems to be of migraine. Avoid fasting, skipping or delaying meals, excessive exposure to sun. Take timely breakfast and lunch. Medications like propranolol, flunarizine, topiramate can be started on a doctor's prescription.

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Dr Neeraj Kumar

Neurologist
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