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A 19-year-old female asked:

Sharp stabbing pains in head that only last a few seconds and then go away, and then come back. im 19 a sign of a brain tumor?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Headache: Probably ice pick headaches. Get an evaluation by your doctor to be sure.
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Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery 30 years experience
No: These symptoms most likely are scalp muscle cramps, not symptoms of a brain tumor.
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Last updated Aug 31, 2013

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