A 28-year-old female asked:
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sharp pain in r temple. lasts 5sec. happening every couple min. so painful and comes out of no where?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
ParoxysmalHemicrania: Episodic paroxysmal hemicrania is trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia. Headache is characterized by frequent (10 to 20) brief, intense unilateral head pain attacks daily. The intensity of the headache is described as moderate to severe with a throbbing, boring or stabbing quality. Rec.: see headache or orofacial pain specialist for investigation.
Answered on Apr 1, 2015

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