A 32-year-old male asked:
3 days of an on/off stabbing pain at single point top back of head. lasts several seconds and happens once an hour with varying pain. no other symptoms. should i get evaluated for stroke or aneurysm? had covid 1 1/2 weeks ago with mild symptoms?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Reviewed Aug 10, 2022
Neurology 47 years experience
Your episodic head pains could well be a post COVID-19 consequence, and has some flavor of a migraine equivalent. Nothing in your post is consistent with stroke or aneurysm symptomatology. Since this is of recent onset, might use OTC approaches currently, but if persistent, see your doctor as needed.
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Answered Aug 10, 2022
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