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    qtpigrl112 posted:
    I have just been diagnosed with idiopathic stabbing headaches, and I'm just wondering if there's anything that could trigger them, and if there's anything I could do to stop them right before they happen. They last for 10 seconds and I don't have any warning before they begin.
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    EveBr responded:
    Hi Qt,
    I had the same thing happen to me on Saturday and it was so severe that my husband called the ambulance. A CT scan, ekg, and bloodwork, they never really gave me an answer, just put me back on the pred med pac...since Saturday, these have recurred like last night, I awoke suddenly feeling awful heartburn, so I sat up in the bed and wham-o. I had no warning, just like you.

    EveBr


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