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A 21-year-old male asked:

I have a sharp, isolated pain in my head at top and towards the back. it's not a headache as such. it's just an isolated pain. could it be aneurysm?

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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 33 years experience
Likely not: Likely a muscle spasm , but if you are concerned would discuss it with your doctor.
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Aneurysm is not: Common among young people unless there's a strong family history of it. Likely u have tension headache or muscle strain. Check ur blood pressure and follow up with ur dr.Take care! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=20628.

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Last updated Jan 25, 2014

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