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I sometimes have a sharp pain on top of my head as if i was pricked with a needed or pin?

I sometimes have a sharp pain on top of my head as if i was pricked with a needed or pin?

How often?: Nerve endings in the scalp be hypersensitive for mechanical reasons. Bands or hats can put pressure onto superficial nerves that will fire out of turn at random times as a result of facial/scalp muscle tone. Bright sunlight wrinkles forehead and may trigger sharp pain atop head. The opthalmic division of trigeminal nerve refers pain to this region. If ocurring, daily see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Hello, what could cause sharp pain on top of my head (center)radiating to my nose and also a feeling of pressure?Currently being treated for h pylori

Hello, what could cause sharp pain on top of my head (center)radiating to my nose and also a feeling of pressure?Currently being treated for h pylori

StumpTheProfessor: i've been thinking about this so much that now I have a pain on the top of my head... radiating down to the structures beneath my"other"head! Sometimes something just can't be figured-out(like why my girlfriend just dumped me).The vertex of your head is innervated by the 2nd cranial nerve, the nose the 5th(nasociliary branch).It's hard to draw a connection.Sometimes this happens,why I don't know ...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

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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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Keep getting a sharp pain on the top of my head and pains in my neck, i'm a heroin addict and i've been getting these pains for some time, thanks Damo?

Keep getting a sharp pain on the top of my head and pains in my neck, i'm a heroin addict and i've been getting these pains for some time, thanks Damo?

Possible: cervical nerve damage. Please consult your private physician and hopefully you have not developed neurological damage from abuse of heroin: good luck- get medical attention, ASAP. ...Read more

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I had a sharp pain at the top of my head when straining during a bowel movement. What could this be?

I had a sharp pain at the top of my head when straining during a bowel movement. What could this be?

Cough headache: Headache only triggered by straining is a rather uncommon condition. It could be primary cough headache, a benign condition that precipitated by coughing or straining in the absence of any intracranial disorder. Primary cough headache is usually bilateral and predominantly affects patients older than 40 years of age. However, it could happen in any age. ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain on the top off my head when i cough, what could this be?

I get a sharp pain on the top off my head when i cough, what could this be?

Coughing: Can cause the head to hurt, especially if one has been coughing for days.If this persists, you must see a doctor to treat your cough and to make sure there is nothing more serious going on. ...Read more

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When I move my right arm up I get a sharp pain at the top of my neck/head on the left side, what does this mean?

When I move my right arm up I get a sharp pain at the top of my neck/head on the left side, what does this mean?

Cervical disc: You may have a cervical disc problem. Pain in the neck and associate arm pain or pain with movement may very well indicate a significant problem with your cervical spine. It could be other things but i would see my pcp or orthopedist or neurologist and get an evaluation. You many need imaging and other testing. I would not delay this evaluation. ...Read more

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