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Tuesday, January 12, 2010 worried, Community Member, asks

Q: what causes shooting pain to go from your neck to the top of your head?

Woke up three times with shooting electrical pain in my face.

It ran from my neck and up to the top of my head/

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MonicaRD, Health Pro
1/12/10 10:13pm

Hi Worried,

 

You should definitely speak with your physician about the pain as soon as possible.  In the meantime, here is some information about the symptoms of a stroke. 

 

Symptoms of a stroke

 

If you think your pain resembles any of these symptoms, you should go to the emergency room.

 

Best of luck,

Monica M. Skidmore, MS, RD, LDN

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By worried, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/24/10, First Published: 01/12/10