Hi, does anyone here experience a sharp jabbing pain like an ice pick jabbing into your head before the onset of a headache? I have occassional classic migraines which are preceded by an aura about thirty minutes before the pain starts. However, these new headaches are different and my PCP calls them Ice Pick Migranes. The respond to Imitrex. The jabbing is always in the same place - approximately two inches to the right of the crown of my head.
Often, however, the jabbing is mild and lasts from just a few minutes until maybe an hour. I sometimes get a mild headache a little while after the jabbing starts. I don't take Imitrex when it's mild, but it is very irritating and I can't help but worry about it. At other times it's very painful.
I'm curious to learn if any of you experience this and if so, what do you know about it? Thanks for any input you may have.
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