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Posted by: KIKI | 2008/07/11

FUNNY HEADACHE

Hi

The last few days I keep getting a sharp burning pain at the back of my head (at the base of my scull), which lasts for a few minutes and then subsides. It actually woke me up this morning. What can this be? I have a family history of brain aneurysms,so obviously any new sort of headache stresses me out. Please advise.

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Kiki

Thank you for visiting health24.com.

The headache that you are describing can be from muscle spasm in the posterior cervical area. I recommend that you consult a physiotherapist for exercise and physiotheraphy in the area. A brain aneurysm will not present in this way.

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Dr Anrich Burger

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Posted by: blah | 2008/07/11

Please seek your docs advice asap.

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