Ice pick headache: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Ice pick headache

Primary throbbing headache, also known as “ice pick headache” or “prick and jerk headache” is characterized by severe throbbing pain that strikes without warning and generally lasts 1 to 10 seconds. The shooting pain usually occurs around the eye but may be felt at multiple sites on the trigeminal nerve. Onset typically occurs between 45 … Read more