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I've been getting a pain at the top of my head when I move

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HI there. I've been getting a pain at the top of my head when I move my head suddenly. Only in one disc like spot. And I feel like I taste metal almost when it happens.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Hi. How long does the pain last?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It lasts a second or two sharply, and then there is a dull pain aftewards.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

OK This sounds like what are called icepick headaches--related to migraines. Nothing too serious and they can be treated with medications like propranolol but you should have a doctor evaluate this