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Shooting pain in head

I got a shooting pain in my head (right side above the ear and going through till neck) last week which lasted for over a minute. I am getting similar pains once every 3/4 years since last 20/25 years. It used last for 5/10 seconds. This time it was over a minute. Is it migraine? Do I need to get an MRI done? Do I need to consult a Neuro? Kindly advice.
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Dear sir, your symptoms suggest diagnosis of Trigeminal Neuralgia or Cluster headache.
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consult a Neurologist
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Dr Apoorva Kumar Lucknow | Neurosurgeon
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Consultant a neurologist
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