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Head pain. Just another symptom of depression, right?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • May 19, 2007
  • 06:51 PM

I'm currently getting weaned off Effexor XR. I'm aware of the withdrawal effects and the fact that my depression might get worse from weaning off meds. I've complained to my doc about head pain for about a year and she tells me it's just a headache, another symptom of depression. But it doesn't feel like any regular headache I've ever had and lately it has gotten worse.

I feel as if someone took a bat and hit my head in different areas about a dozen times. Ugh, painful, right? But don't worry, if my head is left alone, I'm okay. It only hurts if I touch a "hit" spot. Said spot is very sensitive and even a light pressure to it causes severe pain.

So, does that sound like a headache to anyone else? Has anyone experienced this? Don't headaches persist whether or not you touch your head? Help? :)

- Li

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  • im no expert when t comes to head pain or head aches. but im depressed and i do get headaches when im having a bad day, but to me that dont sound right, your head shoukdnt just hurt when you touch it. im not trying to worry you, but if you can get a 2nd opionon. either form another doctor or even go to A and E, see what they can do. good luck:o
    Danni 1989 12 Replies
    • September 5, 2007
    • 09:06 PM
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  • im no expert when t comes to head pain or head aches. but im depressed and i do get headaches when im having a bad day, but to me that dont sound right, your head shoukdnt just hurt when you touch it. im not trying to worry you, but if you can get a 2nd opionon. either form another doctor or even go to A and E, see what they can do. good luck:o
    Danni 1989 12 Replies
    • September 5, 2007
    • 09:08 PM
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