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I get sharp pains in my head from time to time it lasts a couple seconds n goes away? Is that normal or sign of something serious

I get sharp pains in my head from time to time it lasts a couple seconds n goes away? Is that normal or sign of something serious

Transient sharp pain: Transient sharp pains lasting only seconds are most often cause by pressure on some nerve, where the irritation causes an abnormal electrical discharge down the length of the nerve. In the head, face, and neck this is often due to pressure on nerves between the vertebra. As long as it is occuring only intermittently, and only for a few seconds it is benign. If more persistent, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Sometimes after I get sharp pains in my head after laughing I feel really light headed an see white dots it's usually followed by severe headaches?

Sometimes after I get sharp pains in my head after laughing I feel really light headed an see white dots it's usually followed by severe headaches?

Headache w/ laughing: Most times it is not a significant issue (mild headache if you laugh too hard), but with white dots, light headed and severe headaches this is somewhat concerning. You need to see your healthcare provider, explain to them just what you posted here. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I often get sharp pains in my head that last no more than 10 seconds, i get short of breath walking up when walking up stairs or inclines, sometimes I get a pain in my chest as if something is pulling off my breast, also I when I try to stand up i start

Careful history need: There are plenty of connections between pains in the head and in the chest possible, or it could be unrelated events. You really need time to talk in more detail with a trained professional. I hope you can have access to that. ...Read more

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Sometimes every so often i get radom sharp pains in my head that last for second every time, im not sure why and they don't happen all time?

Nerve pain: Random, sharp shooting pains like you are describing are often nerve pains that have different possible causes. They can be caused by the nerve being excitable and firing off an impulse, or can be due to the nerve being touched by the sides of a tight foramen or opening in the spine where the nerve comes out. A lot depends on the pattern or events surrounding the pain - see a neurologist. ...Read more

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I get these sharp pains in my head that comes in and out for like 2 seconds each I feel it in my ear to what it this?

Occipital neuralgia: The occipital nerve is a nerve that runs between muscles behind the ear. When the nerve becomes inflamed or compressed from tight muscles, sharp pains radiating from the back to the front of the head and in the ear can occur. Primary ear pain is a less common entity that can have a similar presentation. See a neurologist or neurosurgeon for evaluation of the pain. ...Read more

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I get sharp/dull pains in my head and then liquid comes out of my ear. Also my face has been twitching I have been losing balance. What's wrong?

I get sharp/dull pains in my head and then liquid comes out of my ear. Also my face has been twitching I have been losing balance. What's wrong?

I do not know: But with all your symptoms, you need an evaluation asap, as they are concerning for an underlying medical issue. Liquid coming from year, balance issues, etc. may certainly be indicative of some inner ear infection or issue. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does it mean if i keep getting sharp pains in my head on the left side?

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grindgin, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I sometimes get sharp stabbing pains in my head along with tightness in my next and sometimes my ears ring and feel like pressure being built up ?

Migraine: stabbing pain especially if it occurs repetitively on different days in the same type of way is usually caused by a condition known as migraine. this condition is very easily preventable through supplements or medications. anytime someone has new headaches which they never had before it's extremely important that they visit a doctor to be sure it's not something other than migraine. ...Read more

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Left side of my head hurts a lot and I get sharp pains on top of my head as well what is wrong with me this has been happening for past 8months ?

Left side of my head hurts a lot and I get sharp pains on top of my head as well what is wrong with me this has been happening for past 8months ?

Migraine?: Unilateral headaches are often migraines, although they can run with tension headaches (which can cause tenderness on your scalp). You need to keep a diary of the triggers of your headaches, timing, severity and what you do to make the headache go away. This will be invaluable information to help you and your doc figure this out together. ...Read more

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Should i b worried abou stroke happening to me at 21 cause i get these sharp shooting pains n my head & i get lots of ha's had mri&ct 6mths ago normal?

Should i b worried abou stroke happening to me at 21 cause i get these sharp shooting pains n my head & i get lots of ha's had mri&ct 6mths ago normal?

See your doctor: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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