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Sharp, short pain in head

I occasionally experience a very sharp pain in the top right side of my head, It lasts for 2 - 5 seconds, then goes away. I have no other noticeable affects at the time either before or after. It is not real frequent, but happens about once a month or so. Is this a common ailment? Does it require medical testing for something more serious?
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Hi,
How are you? Ice pick headaches present with sharp stabbing, intensely painful headaches which are typically are very short, lasting between 5 and 30 seconds. This type of headache is more likely to occur in people with migraine or cluster headaches. This is considered as a primary headache because there is no underlying cause and they are not considered dangerous or indicative of a serious disorder. If it persists, have this checked by your doctor for proper evaluation. Take care and regards.
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