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Sharp pain on top left of my head along with a lump. Pain comes and goes every so often. The pain is only present no more than 2 minutes. ?

Sharp pain on top left of my head along with a lump. Pain comes and goes every so often. The pain is only present no more than 2 minutes. ?

Less worrisome: if the pain is intermittent. The lump could be a variety of things, but may require an exam to determine for sure what it is. Have your doctor take a look. ...Read more

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Could sharp pain in top of head and lihgtheadedness be caused from allergies?

Could sharp pain in top of head and lihgtheadedness be caused from allergies?

Possible cause: Allergies can cause persistent nasal congestion/blockage of sinuses and thus can cause sinus infection..Sphenoid sinusitis, not as common as maxilary/frontal/ethmoid sinusitis, but can result from poorly controlled allergies resulting headache/pain to top of head, and may cause some dizziness at times etc..So it is possible. I would consult to have an eval to make sure.. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have had  migraines for years  now I have this  sharp pain on the right side of my head that comes and goes  and when this happens I feel  tired.?

I have had  migraines for years  now I have this  sharp pain on the right side of my head that comes and goes  and when this happens I feel  tired.?

Get Checked: Whenever character of migraine headache changes need to find a different cause of new headaches.See your pcp who can decide need for new imaging studies and other diagnostic studies. ...Read more

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For a while now ive been getting this sharp pain in my neck and head that comes and goes. Could it be a pinched nerve or aneurysm?

For a while now ive been getting this sharp pain in my neck and head that comes and goes. Could it be a pinched nerve or aneurysm?

The potential: diagnoses for this symptom are quite extensive and include pinched nerve or aneurysm. You should see a health care professional for a thorough review of the historical information and a physical exam along with additional testing to determine the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Felt sick the last week (light-headed, chills, sweating) but the only remaining symptom is sharp pain in top back side of left shoulder when I breath.

Felt sick the last week (light-headed, chills, sweating) but the only remaining symptom is sharp pain in top back side of left shoulder when I breath.

Pleurisy: You may have or have recovered from pneumonia. This pain is from the lining of the lung and means something is still there. If it keeps up, or you have cough or fever, you should get an X-ray to be sure. ...Read more

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I've been getting sharp pain in the back of my right side of my head for at least 1-2 months now. Comes and goes last like 4-5min. ?

I've been getting sharp pain in the back of my right side of my head for at least 1-2 months now. Comes and goes last like 4-5min. 
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Occipital neuralgia?: Recurrent sharp pain in the back of the head is often due to Occipital Neuralgia, possibly due to compression of a branch of the nerve but the exact cause is unknown. It often responds to an injection of a mixture of an anesthetic agent and a corticosteroid medication. ...Read more

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I get sharp pain in the back of my head more on right side.It comes and goes.Also my neck is sometime stiff and can't move in any direction.Thank you?

I get sharp pain in the back of my head more on right side.It comes and goes.Also my neck is sometime stiff and can't move in any direction.Thank you?

Occipital neuralgia: hi Amila, You may have an irritation of one of your occipital nerves. These nerves are formed from upper nerve roots of the cervical spine, and they course through a couple of layers of neck musculature to innervate your scalp. You may have some tight neck muscles compressing this nerve intermittently. Try icing your neck, physical therapy, or see a dr for an occipital nerve block procedure. ...Read more

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I had sharp pain on top my head ,when I move just right. Then my neck feel like going spasm . What does this soumd like ?

I had sharp pain on top my head ,when I move just right. Then my neck feel like going spasm . What does this soumd like ?

Neck pain: Neck pain when turning to the right that radiates to the top of the head and is associated with muscle spasms could be a pinched nerve in the cervical spine. Sometimes complications from a root canal can mimic a pinched nerve in the neck. See your dentist to ensure there are no complications related to the recent procedure before seeking a spine specialist. ...Read more