A 19-year-old male asked:
what can cause short stabbing pain on the left temple area? is it dangerous or serious?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pain Management 36 years experience
DOMS: Delayed onset muscle soreness (doms) is a muscle pain that result from muscle overuse (clenching your teeth during the day or bruxing during the night). Presenting symptoms include muscle stiffness, palpable tenderness, and pain with active muscle contractions. Symptoms usually subside within a short period of time without any residual effects. Rec.: moist heat, relaxation and NSAID otc as needed.
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 36-year-old female asked:
My husband has a stabbing pain on top of his head. It doesn't happen all the time but when it does it last about 10 seconds.
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 39 years experience
See physician: It would be good to see a physician to make sure it is not something serious. There are too many things that is could be to provide options on this setting.
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 10, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$30 per visit with
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.