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What would cause pulsating, throbbing pain at the base of your skull?
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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Migraine
Could be migraine or high b look pressure you need to see your physician.

In brief: Migraine
Could be migraine or high b look pressure you need to see your physician.
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Dr. needs to check
Different people describe their headaches in different ways, so a conversation and exam with the doctor is needed.
One possibility is occipital neuralgia, a distinct type of headache with piercing, throbbing, or electric-shock-like chronic pain in the upper neck, the back of the head, and behind the ears, usually on one side of the head. There are also other causes of throbbing headaches.

In brief: Dr. needs to check
Different people describe their headaches in different ways, so a conversation and exam with the doctor is needed.
One possibility is occipital neuralgia, a distinct type of headache with piercing, throbbing, or electric-shock-like chronic pain in the upper neck, the back of the head, and behind the ears, usually on one side of the head. There are also other causes of throbbing headaches.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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