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A 22-year-old male asked:

sudden sharp localized head pain on the right side of the head. what can this be?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Muscle spasm: Most likely you're having a spasm of the large chewing muscle on the right side of your head. When these muscles spasm the pain can be very intense as if someone is sticking an "ice pick" in your head. If you chew gum, stop. If you clench or grind your teeth you may want to see a dentist. Above all try softer foods for a while.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

What can cause head pain on right side of head?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: Lots of things. See your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, possibly run some tests, and let you know what's going on and how to fix it.

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