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I am 70 years old female and I get a very sharp pain on the

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I am 70 years old female and I get a very sharp pain on the right side of my head
JA: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?
Customer: It is usually episodic but the last four days it's been every day
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I never get headaches, there has never been a stroke in my family history, but my uncle died suddenly at age 54 from a brain anuer
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JA. Dr Saleem here. Will be answering you shortly

Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 2 months ago.

Sorry to know that. Is this headache shooting type? Like an electric current? How long does it last ? Anything that seems to trigger it? Anything that helps? Does it wake you up from sleep ?

Any other symptoms like nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances, photophobia( sensitivity to light) ?