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What causes stabbing headaches? In the same spot? No other symptoms.

What causes stabbing headaches? In the same spot? No other symptoms.

YOU NEED TO FIND OUT: Preferably sooner rather than later. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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I have a severe stabbing headache in behind my right eye most of the time, and feel nauseous, maybe 1day a week without it.Whats the cause?

I have a severe stabbing headache in behind my right eye most of the time, and feel nauseous, maybe 1day a week without it.Whats the cause?

Migraine: One sided head ache, associated with pain in the eyeball, of pulsating quality , asso. With nausea/vomiting, sensitivity to light &sound suggests migraine there are variants of migraine but the above picture is the classical one.You can try meds like tylenol (acetaminophen) or Aspirin if no allergies, the otc preps but if there is no relief see ur dr for meds- triptan gropu/ergotamine gp-to be prescribed by them. ...Read more

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What could cause a severe headache for 9 days and a stabbing pain in my ears?

What could cause a severe headache for 9 days and a stabbing pain in my ears?

Tension headache/TMJ: Think flesh/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc with chronic pain! began selfcare with a wellness programs, vitamins b-100, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise and self or prof massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more

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Other than tumor, aneurysm or ice pick head ache what can cause a stabbing pain on the top of the head on and off for 30min or so ?

Other than tumor, aneurysm or ice pick head ache what can cause a stabbing pain on the top of the head on and off for 30min or so ?

Many triggers: There casn be many causes of a headache and stabbing pain on top of the head. I would see your doctor asap to get evaluated with a thorough history and exam. Don't delay because it could be some sort of serious issue. ...Read more