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A 48-year-old female asked:

i have intense stabbing pains in the upper back of my head to the right there is a deep aching feeling in the same area, some nausea & dizziness.

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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
Ophthalmology 40 years experience
See your Doctor.: If you have had migraines this could be another form of migraine. If not and this is new; there is a condition called temporal arteritis that is very dangerous and you need a sedimentation rate blood test to rule it in or out. See your doctor as soon as possible.

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Last updated Apr 24, 2013

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