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Hello, is pain in the temple area cause for concern? brief, dull pain on right side that occurs, intensifies, and fades in seconds many times per day

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Neuralgia: These fleeting,temple pains are characteristic of neuralgia which is usually a nonserious irritability/inflammation of a superficial scalp nerve. These pains may be sharp,also. This tends to resolve without specific treatment. If not or if there becomes steady or severe pain, consult your physician or a neurologist.

Answered 1/5/2019

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