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a loud pop and a bright light in my right eye

lying in bed relaxing to go to sleep. there was a loud pop and a bright light in my right eye. i got out of bed and was shaking all over and my heart racing. but no sounded just like a gunshot and a flash.
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First Helper karman1

replied August 11th, 2012
I had that happen to me 2 nights ago. I had a migraine starting and took Midrin. I was about to fall asleep and just like you described, I heard a loud pop in my head and a bright white flash. It startled me so bad and I too had what I can only describe as a fluttering sensation all over my body, but a almost normal heartrate. I have been looking around the net for explanation but all I find is "exploding head" syndrome. This is the first time it happened to me & hope it does not happen again, kind of freaked me out.
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