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Sharp, stabbing pain in the back of my head left side goes

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Sharp, stabbing pain in the back of my head left side goes on and off, last 3-5 seconds, some palpitations, some numbness on my left eye since yesterday. I am a white female 44 yrs. old.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 7 years ago.
This is likely to be a condition called Occipital Neuralgia, in which a nerve called the occipital nerve shoots off for a few seconds or minutes. This conditon is not life threatening, but you will need to take a drug called tegretol. You should consult your doctor for this.

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