Most headaches will go away on their own and are not a sign of something more serious.
Headaches can last between 30 minutes and several hours.
These could be signs that the arteries in your head and neck are inflamed. This needs urgent treatment.
111 will tell you what to do. They can arrange a phone call from a nurse or doctor if you need one.
Get an urgent GP appointment
A GP may be able to treat you.
Ask your GP practice for an urgent appointment.
You have an extremely painful headache and:
The most common reasons are: