Sharp pain from back to to side of head. Scared. What to do?

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I was applying pressure this morning to something an had the sharpest pain shoot from the back to side side of the right side of my head. I stopped for a minute then continued what I was doing and it happened again. All I could think about was an Aneurysm. Could this be and what should I do I am scared? Joanne.

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Dear Joanne;

Statistically, it's unlikely to be an aneurysm, but you certainly don't want to find yourself on the wrong end of those statistics. Any unexplained head pain should be investigated. Please see your doctor as soon as possible.

Good luck,
John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert

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