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Scalp/head pain

SB2017

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For the past two days I have had intermittent scalp pain/pressure on the top of my head, and the left side. I feel it more when I lay down. I don’t have a headache at the time I feel it, so I’m freaking myself out what it could be. It’s not like a sharp pain, but more like a bruised/pressure type pain. I don’t have to touch it to feel it, and I definitely feel it more when I’m laying down.

I haven’t googled but I’m thinking the extreme... stroke, hemorrhage, aneurysm, swelling of the brain, encephalitis...

Anyone experience this before?
 

Grace360

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I'm feeling something similar. I've been feeling it all the time today, whatever I'm doing. Its a pressure and dull type of pain like you describe, nearing the right side of my head. Though not the top. I also tend to get anxious thinking about such neurological issues like that. Like aneurysm being my biggest. Your not alone. Still feeling it?
 
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oh my, i'm experiencing this as well. I feel a tender pain on the top left side of my head when I pressed on it. it feels more on the scalp rather than inside the head. I also feel some light headache on the left side of my temple and on the top back of the head. like you I'm also worried about aneurysm. I hope someone in here can help us explain what's going on.
 

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I have no idea why this happens but I’ve had this SO many times for so many years.. if it was anything terrible I think it would have killed me by now? I think it could be tension related? Stress/neck tension?
 

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For the past couple of days, I have been getting a similar feeling on my left side of head. Behind the ear area. It comes randomly, and lasts a couple of seconds and then goes away.
Normally I always get my head aches in the same area when I suffer from headaches, and this is definitely not it.
I haven’t put too much thought into it but now I am. Trying to remind myself that head aches are very, very common and usually nothing bad.
Try telling yourself that too. I have also noticed since I am stressing about it now, I am more aware of the pain, and becoming more anxious, and then the pain happens again. It’s like a cycle, no joke.
 
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