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A female asked:

I keep getting a severe stabbing pain in the back of my lower skull/head. it lasts for a few seconds at a time and the pain stays in the same position?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Sounds like: you are pinching a nerve in your upper Cervical Spine (Neck) See your Primary Care Provider who can order a Cervical Spine Xray!! Good luck Hope this helps! Dr Z
Last updated Jan 3, 2015

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