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A 19-year-old male asked:

what can cause short stabbing pain on the left temple area? is it dangerous or serious?

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Dr. Paul Grin
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.

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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.

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Dr. John Van der Werff
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.

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