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A 33-year-old female asked:

Intermittent stabbing pain to l temple and base of skull on l side. increases with sudden movement. been going on about 2 weeks. possible cause?

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Dr. Moshe Lewis
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 26 years experience
Long list of Dx's: So you should see a MD (Neurologist) or go to urgent care immediately.Young people w/headaches require imaging ie a MRI at a minimum especially considering this increases w/movement.Headaches are a very common occurrence.The causes range from benign to life threatening. ie migraines,occipital neuralgia, inflammation, giant cell arteritis,stress & more serious conditions: stroke, brain tumor & HTN.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016


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