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Headache on Day 3 After Giving Birth.



My foster daughter gave birth 3 days ago, and had an epidural, and still has a headache dispite taking vicodin or ibuprofen. Should she go back to the doctor? Or do we just give it some more time. standing makes it worse, and even the sound of baby crying is making it hurt as well. But she seems to do fine in light rooms.


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Gareth S Kantor, MD Gareth S Kantor, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University