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what does it mean when I have sharp pains in my temple

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Maybe...: ...But could be several other things as well. Migranes and temporal arteritis come to mind. You should see your doctor.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Depends on how long you have had the pain and whether you have other symptoms such as blurring vision, weakness, or other deficits. If pain doesn't i ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
See Doctor: What your describing could be a condition referred to as temporal arteritis. This needs immediate evaluation, including blood work. If it turns out t ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Please see a doctor.: It appears like a migraine with visual symptoms but i would recommend you to see a doctor.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Temple pain: Probable muscle spasm or neuritis. Could be related to TMJ. Try a soft diet for one week, take some Motrin, consider mouth guard. No hard foods or can ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Unusual face pain or headache needs a doctor's evaluation. Someone with such symptoms should bring a diary to his doctor, listing the aches and pains, ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Neuralgia: Neuralgia is a condition causing sharp, shooting pains coming from nerves in the scalp area and not from brain pathology. They are more of a nuisance ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Eating Often: Are you eating often enough? This could be due to lack of water or even lack of food. Try increasing your water intake first and let me know what your ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: If you take motrin, that make 800 mg with food
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Pretorius
Specializes in Legal Medicine
Possible migraine: It could be a migraine or cluster headache. Google some more info and if it does not improve, consult a doctor.

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