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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 ?
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
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
I have "ice pick" headaches, every so often. They always occur in the same place, left side just past the temple. What does this mean?
It means that...: ...you have "ice pick" headaches, every so often, & they always occur in the same place, left side just past the temple. Your headaches are your headaches, and this is just what yours are like. As long as they chronically don't change, their quality & location don't signify anything dangerous, if that's what you're worried about. ...Read more
I have strange headaches smell things that are not there the headache is small not like a normal headache feels an ice pick stuck in my forehead about 2 and a half inches above my right eye. The smell is onions and it has been going on for 3 days now with
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I keep getting an ice pick headache...about 3 inches from the top of my ear. Should I be worried about brain tumor? Has happened 3 consecutive nights
I have a pea size hard lump on the bone behind left ear closer to neck. Doesnt move. Ice pick headache for 2 weeks same side and dizziness 4 months. Doesnt hurt. Have chronic iritis too. Any ideas?
Headache/work excess: Yes it can cause headaches.If you do not get enough sleep, do not get proper rest, do not eat properly and do not get time to relax and enjoy yourself, it can contribute to persistant headaches.You have to learn to unwind and find time to eat properly, rest and get at least 7 hour of good sleep. ...Read more
Find out what causes: Find out what the cause is and treat the cause. Headaches are often caused by neck problems, eye strain, bad bedding and pillows and lack of sleep among some of the many problems. You need to have these checked out and no just take pain med to treat the headache, . ...Read more
?food reaction: About 10-15% of migraine sufferers react to a variety of foods, and perhaps items for lunch contain msg or nitrites or aspartame, which can provoke your headaches. Alternatively, if the time element is say 3-4 hrs after lunch, maybe reactive hypoglycemia. Contact your doctor and get some guidance, but also, google migraine food reactions to sort out. ...Read more