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Ice Pick Pain In Head
I have these sharp sporadic pains in my head that last about 2-5 seconds. I looked it up on the internet and saw something about ice pick head pain?
Ice pick headache..: ..is one of the causes of sharp, brief head pain. Often the pain is in or around one eye. Other causes include pain coming from the neck which is more pressure on one side of the head; trigeminal neuralgia in the cheek or jaw; and cluster headache which lasts 30-180 minutes. You should discuss with your doctor; if the pain is recurrent or severe, evaluation and treatment can be suggested. ...Read more
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
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?
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
I just had intense pain in my head when I was about to orgasm. It felt like an ice pick. The ER doctor said I'm fine, but I'm still worried. ?
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 ?
I have sporadic ice pick type shooting pain on the right top side of my head. Sometimes shooting into my ear &tenderness in scalp area in same area?
I think i'm getting ice pick headches how would i no if I have that? I get pains in my head that last like 5 minutes then goes away!
Sharp headaches: Please get evaluated. This may be something called trigeminal neuralgia. You really need to explain the pain more so that someone can diagnose it. For now, since you having severe headaches you should follow up with your doctor asap to be evaluated to make sure you dont have any more concerning issues like stroke, aneurysms, masses, or vasospasm which could cause the pain. For pain use tylenol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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