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What would cause a sharp pain in my head than follow by a nose bleeds has only happened 2 times in the last 6 months

What would cause a sharp pain in my head than follow by a nose bleeds has only happened 2 times in the last 6 months

Epistaxis : Epistaxis or bloody noses can be caused by a variety of things and is worth having it looked into by your primary care doctor or an ear, nose and throat doctor (otolaryngologist). Seeing that your nosebleeds follow a sharp headache, you should also be evaluated for high blood pressure since this can lead to nosebleeds that are difficult to stop. In the meantime, here are a few nose bleed tips. If your nose starts to bleed, pinch the soft part of your nose below the bridge, not the bridge to stop the bleeding. Now keep pinching for 5 minutes. Set a timer or look at a watch because it will feel like forever. And no peeking! that will stop 95% of all nosebleeds. ...Read more

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Hello, what could cause sharp pain on top of my head (center)radiating to my nose and also a feeling of pressure?Currently being treated for h pylori

Hello, what could cause sharp pain on top of my head (center)radiating to my nose and also a feeling of pressure?Currently being treated for h pylori

StumpTheProfessor: i've been thinking about this so much that now I have a pain on the top of my head... radiating down to the structures beneath my"other"head! Sometimes something just can't be figured-out(like why my girlfriend just dumped me).The vertex of your head is innervated by the 2nd cranial nerve, the nose the 5th(nasociliary branch).It's hard to draw a connection.Sometimes this happens,why I don't know ...Read more

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Since doc order a MRI 4-18-13 of brain it was normal & mra dec2012, what can b causing these deep painful sharp pain n my head, all these has, lighthead?

Since doc order a MRI 4-18-13 of brain it was normal & mra dec2012, what can b causing these deep painful sharp pain n my head, all these has, lighthead?

Unknown: The exact cause of headaches is frequently a mystery. Typically, imaging is not done to find the cause, but to make sure there is not a cause (such as a tumor). ...Read more

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Bending, forceful movement, getting up from laying down, this all causes a sharp pain on the sides of my head.

Bending, forceful movement, getting up from laying down, this all causes a sharp pain on the sides of my head.

Head pain: Hard to say. Is the headache there when you aren't bending or stooping? Have upper airways and sinuses evaluated, and review all meds, particularly those for depression. And have headache diary to allow timing of headache. ...Read more

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Really sharp pain on the right side of my head. Could it be something more to it than just a headache?

Really sharp pain on the right side of my head. Could it be something more to it than just a headache?

See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. ...Read more

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I just had a sharp pain on my left side of head, it was brief, lasted a second, I have no headache, I have a bit of the sniffles, what's up? Serious?

Neuralgia: Such a sharp, shooting, fleeting pain is characteristic of neuralgia which comes from a superficial nerve in the scalp and not the brain itself. This is not a serious problem and may or may not recur. See your physician if you have steady pain or frequent headaches. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for about 5 days and its just on my left front to mid section of my head, it feels pressured and at times I get a sharp pain?

I've had a headache for about 5 days and its just on my left front to mid section of my head, it feels pressured and at times I get a sharp pain?

Tension headache: Wellness is vital to controlling any headache or pain issue. Magnesium is also vital. It will help relax the associated muscles, decrease stress, stabilize sleep and help other meds and therapy to work efficiently. Self or profess massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release. Take b-complex 100 too. ...Read more

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When I swallow, I get a sharp pain in the left side of my head and then it fades. It came on suddenly and typical headache meds don't help..

Muscular Issue: From the symptoms you are describing this is a muscular issues. Many muscles involved in coordinating and allowing swallowing to occur. Best bet is to see ENT specialist for evaluation. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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The right side of my head and face has been extremely sore for the past few days. It is not a headache or sharp pain but just sore to the touch. Why?

The right side of my head and face has been extremely sore for the past few days. It is not a headache or sharp pain but just sore to the touch. Why?

See an ENT: Or your primary doctor. There are a lot of ?'s that need to answered like whether or not you have any other dental or medical issues. Have you had any visual changes? You might have some very simple explanation or it might be a more serious neurologic disease. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

Possible migraine : Migraine like headache can be caused by a bone spur in the nose. A ct scan of the sinuses is indicated and if the spur is present a septoplasty to remove it is indicated. I provide relief to almost 90% of patients with this problem. Visit my website for more information at www. Kevinsmithmd.Com. ...Read more

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