Icepick headache: Introduction
Icepick headache: This type of headache is classified under "primary stabbing headache". The condition produces transient and localised stabs of pain in the head that occur spontaneously in the absence of organic disease of underlying structures or of the cranial nerves.
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causes, and treatments of Icepick headache is available below.
Symptoms of Icepick headache
- Ice pick headache is extremely painful and intense. It can strike anywhere on the head-predominantly in the obit, temple and parietal area
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Treatments for Icepick headache
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Causes of Icepick headache
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Icepick headache: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Icepick headache
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Icepick headache: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Icepick headache: Rare Types
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