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A 32-year-old female asked:

Would sharp head pain caused by anuerysm or tumor hurt more when pushed on the painful area?

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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Not usually: Scalp tenderness is not usually associated with intracranial pathology. Other causes of headache such as sinusitis, tension or neuralgia may have local tenderness. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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