NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Friday, August 26, 2016
Sharp pain in the back lower left part of my
I have a sharp pain in the back lower left part of my head. it comes and goes. It also radiates. My left arm also has a twitch. Is this serious?
Without a full history and physical exam, it may be difficult to answer the question about the seriousness of the condition. In general, one should not ignore neurologic symptoms, especially involving the head and neck areas. You are advised to see care with your physician or a neurologist.
Salim M Hayek, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University