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What throat disorders are associated with headaches?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

If you are experiencing headaches in conjunction with throat pain, you may have a basic cold or flu. Rest, hydration, and over-the-counter pain relievers are tools with which you should respond. If your symptoms go on for over three days, you should talk to a doctor. Do not give aspirin to children; ibuprofen and acetaminophen typically work fine.

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