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Getting Sharp Pain
I get sharp pain on the left side of my timple, a few times a month but today I had it happen a least 6x today. And its oleftnly onon the left side, ?
Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes. It is manageable condition. Rec. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and proper management. ...Read more
I get sharp pain in my head it happens on either right or left side for few secs I don't have any symptoms feel fine what is this?
Get checked: I suggest that you have your cranial joints checked (TM joints, occiput, and frontal sinus at sphenoid junction), as well as the protective musculature for the presence of toxins and pathogens. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more
Stabbing Headache: Two types of headaches cause sharp transient pain: PRIMARY STABBING HA (Ice Pick HA) and SHORT-LASTING UNILATERAL NEURALGIFORM HEADACHE. The first type can occur anywhere in the head. The second type always occurs in or around the eye or temple area, and is accompanied by one or more of the following: tearing, conjunctival injection, runny/stuffy nose, facial/forehead sweating/flushing, ear fullness. ...Read more
Concerned: You may have a fracture. Need to see a podiatrist for x-ray and evaluation. ...Read more
I get sharp pain in the upper inside calf area. It throbs almost deep feeling. What could this be?
Be seen: There are a number of causes, most very simple. That being said, I would encourage you to be seen. A deep pain in the calf, particularly if it was not associated with injury could be a blood clot, which is potentially life threatening. Not common, but certainly would hate to overlook it. ...Read more
I get sharp pain on my upper or middle left side abdomen. What could be this be and what is the cause? ? Help
Abd pain: Unfortunately, given the paucity of provided information, it is essentially impossible to think of any kind of disease causing your pain. More history and a physical exam is needed to at least get a hint of what that can be. ...Read more
I get sharp pain in my upper middle back or spine when I drink anything hot or cold. I'm a little worried. Dan green.?
If this is short term, virus infections often make nerves sensitive to heat or cold. Exercise by doing pushups but leaving your knees on the floor extends the back & strecthes soft tissue; it often helps to desensitize nerves in the back & spine.
Neurologist evauation if no improvement is important for more serious causes. ...Read more
Appendix removed 5day ago. When I lay on my left side I get sharp pain on my right side. Comes and goes. Hurts bad at times. Normal?
Accidentally poked both temples two week apart pain pretty much gone sometimes get sharp pain lasts seconds in temple, been squintung hard a lot, why?
Temple pain: If you poked yourself, you may have explanation for the pain. If you are squinting, then maybe you are doing this in attempt to relieve the pain? However, if you are having vision problems, see an MD. ...Read more
Getting sharp pain on outside of shin, especially early in the morning when in bed. Pain so intense have to get up?
Injury? Potassium?: Sometimes what you describe are referred to as "shin splints" with very sharp pains. They are often related to a lack of stretching or a lack of potassium. If you take a couple of bananas, see if the pain dissipates. If so, maybe you have a potassium deficiency. Otherwise, you should probably see an orthopedic surgeon to exclude a skeletal problem. ...Read more
Subsequent to I jump and come down I get sharp pain above my talus an can't walk for a while or when I try to go off it?
I get sharp pain after 25 minutes running in upper shoulder. 1/2way in between neck and shoulder. Usually have to stop running?
See your doctor: You should have this investigated if it's been this consistent. ...Read more
I get sharp pain in top inner left thigh randomly. It started a few weeks ago after a long trip on bus. Usually occurres while sitting.
Tough to say: Without being able to examine you in person. Sharp episodic pain usually has a muscle or nerve etiology. Muscle spasm may be the culprit, alternatively nerve irritation and condition called meralgia pareshetica may be at play. Stretching exercises always help with muscle pain. ...Read more
I get sharp pain in the back of my head more on right side. It comes and goes. Also my neck is sometime stiff and can't move in any direction. Thank you?
You may have an irritation of one of your occipital nerves. These nerves are formed from upper nerve roots of the cervical spine, and they course through a couple of layers of neck musculature to innervate your scalp. You may have some tight neck muscles compressing this nerve intermittently. Try icing your neck, physical therapy, or see a dr for an occipital nerve block procedure. ...Read more
I had shingles when I was 11/12 and want to prevent it from resurfacing. I'm 19 now and sometimes get sharp pain from the site. Is it occurring again?
PHN: Shingles can be complicated by a condition known as post-herpetic neuralgia (phn) which may present as "pain along a strip of skin". Pain, sometimes severe, is a common feature of phn. Symptoms generally resolve after a few months, not uncommonly present even up to a year & beyond that is some. Vaccination with the shingles vaccine is recommended, even in those who've had it in the past. ...Read more
Probably muscular: Many people have spasm in the rectus abdomenus muscles when bending over to tie shoes or put on socks. The way to avoid this is to bring the foot up to the seat and do it. Breathe deep at the same time. If he pain is more internal, see a gastroenterologist and see if you have ge reflux. The treatment is usually medical. ...Read more
29 y/o woman when I take deep breath I get sharp pain under left brest upper chest. Should I be concerned? Only hurts with deep breath.
Breathing pain: It sounds musculoskeletal in nature. Muscle pain is usually short term, aggravated by movement (deep breathing) and goes away with rest. Ibuprofen or Naproxen may help in the short term or slow stretching, or ice might make it feel better. If it doesn't feel better with these short term solutions I would visit a primary care physician for further evaluation. ...Read more
I'm 25, physically fit. Every few minutes I get sharp pain on my left chest, then I feel nausea, body tingles, and feel cold, what's wrong.?
Need checkup NOW:
Do not Pass Go-
Do not Collect $200.00
Do not stop to put up any hotels on Park Place.
Just get thee to a doctor...closest one possible. This may be nothing given your statement of being 25 and physically fit...but there's sense in taking a chance and consider this just another opportunity to prove how fit you are. Get checked out for the heart and you'll be glad you did. ...Read more
I get sharp pain from finger tip to chest, right beside shoulder that last for less than second. I also feel discomfort in chest area but no pain?
Nerve: This fleeting sharp pain has the characteristics of a pinched or irritable nerve. The location of the nerve may be in the neck or in the shoulder. A neurologist would be best qualified to diagnose and localize this symptom. You may want to wait to see if the problem resolves but if it persists or worsens, consult a neurologist who will order any appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
When in the anatomical position, if I pronate my wrist I occassionally get sharp pain, and is intensified if I am contracting my wrist simultaneously?
I sometimes get sharp pain when sitting in vulvar area and opening to vagina. I'm 51 and in menopause?
NEEDS TO BE CHECKED:
Sharp pain in vulvar area while sitting and in the opening of vagina needs to be checked by your Gynecologist
At age 51 I will recommend you make an appointment with you Gyn Doctor to find out the cause of your pain
It is very difficult for us to guess what it could be based on your history ...Read more
Can doing pelvic floor exercises cause pirifomis pain? I tend to clench my bum cheeks together and get sharp pain top left of bum?
Yes: This explains your problem best. Try to rest a bit and stretch the area out. ...Read more
As of recent when kneeling I sometimes get sharp pain In knee and feel like it might snap. After pain to side of knee? Is this serious?
I get sharp pain on the left side of my ribcage just below my cleavage for about 15 seconds when I sneeze or cough. Should I be concerned?
Usually not: If the pain goes away quickly on its own and no other symptoms are present, would not be worried. Most likely inflammation of the cartilage in the rib cage (medical name costochronditis), Due to old trauma, a violent sneeze, lifting something heavy for example, arthritis in the area, viral infections, fungal infection, very rarely cancer. Try motrin/advil for a couple months, IF persistent, see MD ...Read more