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Dr. Bob, Neurologist (MD)
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I'm feeling on and off pressure on the top of my head, same

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I'm feeling on and off pressure on the top of my head, same spot for the last 3 days. Almost as if someone is hitting me then the pain ceases and a little later comes back.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 2 years ago.

have you suffered any trauma to your head? are there any lesions on the scalp?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No injuries, no lesions.
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 2 years ago.

how often does this occur? how long does it last?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It happens randomly for about the last 3 days or so
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 2 years ago.

Are you in good health otherwise? if so, this would likely fall under the category of paroxysmal cephalgia. This is an intermittent and unexplained neuralgia involving a branch of either the trigeminal nerve innervating the front part of the vertex, or cranial nerve 1 innervating the back part.