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i feel shocks in my left side of head,above ear. shock lasts for just 1-2 secs.normally happens if i lift weight or apply any force on head.pls help.

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Irritated nerve: Shock like pains that come quickly and don't last long can be from an irritated nerve in the scalp. See your family doctor to determine if this is what's happening with you.
Answered on Dec 30, 2015
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Dr. Adam Lewis
Dr. Adam Lewis commented
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Inflammation of the greater occipital nerve. Responds well to nonoperative measures.
Jun 19, 2014

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