A 36-year-old female asked:
Ct scan ok. what would cause stab/shooting pain in back of one side of head? especially when bending over but doesn't happen every time. andoccasional
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Neurology 23 years experience
Positional head pain: The causes of headaches are enormous in number. Positional changes that provoke headache help differentiate but without a thorough neuro exam are difficult to diagnose. Consider cervical spine disorder, peripheral cranial nerve / occipital nerve cause, or more seriously a spinal fluid pressure cause. I would recommend a neurological exam and an MRI if exam is in-determinant.
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