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A 57-year-old female asked:

why do i get sharp pain on the side of my head,feels like a blood vessels popping,also feeling very weak.a after the pain leaves it feels cold at area?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Neuralgia: An irritable superficial scalp nerve may be the cause of this symptom. This is more of a nuisance disorder which usually resolves without any specific treatment. Less likely would be an inflamed temporal artery. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you if this symptom persists.

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Last updated Sep 14, 2017

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