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A 21-year-old male asked:

Could a burst blood vessel in the scalp be the cause of a sharp shooting pain in the head? is th dangerous?

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
It can be dangerous: I have several questions but it includes examining you, which means, you should go to a hospital emergency room to have those questions answered and have a physical exam.
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