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Ice Pick Head Aches
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 ?
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
I have been experiencing sharp ice pick type headaches in the back of the head in the back right base of the skull which come and go intermittently.
Ice pick headaches explain to me exactly what it is? I got these ugly bad pains n my head that come & go threw the day quite often MRI CT normal
Ice pick Headaches: I am empathic to your headaches. Ice pick headaches are primary stabbing headache which typically last only seconds to a minute or so. They are predominantly felt in the distribution of the first division of the trigeminal nerve (orbit, temple and parietal area) they are more common in patients with migraines. Please see a neurologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Left sided facial pain near nose and eye off and on sharp head pain on left similar to ice pick headache no mucus otherwise feel fine.What could it be?
5.5 hrs ago i fell on ice &landed on back & hit my head. Didn't lose consciousness & hopped right up. No dizziness. I do have a mild headache&sore hip?
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Yes: The chronic tension is the danger, not the headaches , per.Se. A life spent in chronic tension can lead to severe cardiovascular (heart attack, stroke) complications later in life. It would be useful if you would do what needs to be done to lower the stress in your life, be that a change in lifestyle, employment, getting good psychotherapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Too many: List includes primary and secondary causes. See my headache guide. Most headaches not serious. However, first your doctor will determine what type of headache you have. Headaches have many causes i suggest you see your physician and discuss a plan to determine the cause. Your doctor might order imaging of brain and optic nerve exam to rule out serious conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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