sporadic pain in the left side of my head.
a sharp pain on one side of my head that comes and goes.
a short 10 second sharp pain towards the front of my skull in the
a sharp short burst pain (5-10 seconds) acute head pain with short
duration and it is hard for me to give reason.
like a slight stabbing pain and extremely intense headache. What is
this coming from?
need a brain scan?
may be what i known as "ice pick headaches." They are short,
stabbing, extremely intense headaches that can be absolutely terrifying.
only last between five and 30 seconds.
they come out of nowhere, can strike anywhere on the head, literally
feel as if an ice pick is being stuck into your head, then disappear
before you can even figure out what's happening.
Headache Society diagnostic criteria are:
pain occurring as a single stab or a series of stabs and fulfilling
or predominantly felt in the distribution of the first division of
the trigeminal nerve (orbit, temple and parietal area)
last for up to a few seconds and recur with irregular frequency ranging
from one to many per day
attributed to another disorder
every case, no cause for the headaches is found.
are only a few cases published in medical journals of serious disease
associated with ice pick pains.
not need a brain scan if you have these severe headaches.