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i have a vain on the rihht side of my forehead

Hey, I have had migranes for a very long time and I get the flu a lot. I'm currently sick with the flu ive had it for two weeks and a half already with very bad migranes  during those two weeks ive noticed that a vein has popped out on my forehead and and when I touch it i get a piercing pain all the way to the back of my head, and when I'm out in the sun it gets veven worse to the point where I'm crying of how bad it hurts. should I seek medical attention or no??? Thanks.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
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Well obviously you need to seek medical attention, that too as soon as possible..
Cause it doesn't seem something to take litely.
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How are you?If you have been sick with the flu for two weeks, it is best that you have this  evaluated by your doctor for proper management. Avoidance of triggers and both preventive and abortive medications may help with your migraine attacks. Your complete medical history and additional tests may help determine the underlying cause. Vitamin c supplementation will also help boost your immune system. Take care and do keep us posted.
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Hello thanks for your help! The day after i posted i went to the emergency room because I could not stand my head! As i waited in the Er I suffered a stroke and was admitted to the hospital i was in the icu for a week and up to this day i havent left the hospital recovery room. Now that i can function properly i asked a friend to bring their laptop to post back and thank you guys for helping because if i would've waited longer i would probably be in worse conditions than what im in right now.                     BTW i am having surgery in about two weeks to remove a tumor that was detected when i got a CAT scan two days ago. Thank you very much!
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Thanks for the update. How are you? I hope you are feeling better with no neurological deficit from the stroke. It is so good to hear that you were at the hospital at the right time and immediate medical attention was given. Can you elaborate on the tumor that was detected? Talk to your doctor about this and discuss the outlook of the surgery. We are just here if you need anything. Praying for your speedy recovery. Stay healthy and take care always.  
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