A 24-year-old male asked:
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ice pick headache in the temple area recurring every 5 to 10 min sometimes shorter ?

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Dr. Lali Sekhon
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Talk to a neurologis: The differential diagnosis includes cluster headaches, temporal arteritis and migraine. Talk to your gp initially.
Answered on Jan 14, 2016
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Can be treated: This is a variant of migraine, and indeed, might respond readily to a variety of medications, which would prevent further episodes. A local neurologist can help stabilize.
Answered on Jul 15, 2016
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