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Random sharp ear pain?

Random sharp ear pain?

Neuritic pain: Sharp stabbing pain in the ear is rarely the result of ear infection which is persistent pain associated with hearing loss. Two possible reasons could be firing off of nerves that innervate the region of the ear (trigeminal neuralgia) or the pain may be arising from structures around the ear as the jaw joint or the muscles of mastication. ...Read more

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I keep having random sharp throbbing stomach pains on my left side?

I keep having random sharp throbbing stomach pains on my left side?

Pain: Pain that lasts only briefly, even if it is sharp, severe and/or throbbing is usually benign. If your pain becomes constant, or lasts more that 40 minutes, or is associated with fever, vomiting, sweats, shortness of breath, a bulge then you need to be concerned and get in for an evaluation. If you are missing any of your vaccinations, routine health maintenance then get them done. ...Read more

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Random pains in feet like sharp cramp with knots?

Random pains in feet like sharp cramp with knots?

Try massaging: And stretching. If there are actual knots like in the arch you might have plantar fibromas, if they just feeel like that it is likely just a cramp. If this is something that occurs frequently, you may have a potassium or magnesium deficiency and should have the doc check it out. A "weak" arch from a flatfoot is another possibility. Or increased activity of intrinsic muscles like in swimming. ...Read more

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Bad throbbing/pounding headache with sharp shooting pain?

Need physcian evalua: See your doctor for such symptoms you need physician care , could be anything from b. P to impending stroke, see your doctor ...Read more

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Reoccurring head and ear ache, sometimes random sharp pains, sometimes my eyes hurt. Help?!

Reoccurring head and ear ache, sometimes random sharp pains, sometimes my eyes hurt. Help?!

Many Possibilities: There are many possibilities for your symptoms and it would be best to be examined for the best diagnosis. For example, you may be experiencing an ear infection (otitis), an eye infection (conjuctivitis or corneal infection) or eye inflammation (iritis) or even a skin (eg eczema or zoster) or neurologic cause (eg parasthesias or cluster headaches). Visit your primary care doctor and/or eye md. ...Read more

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What causes random chest dull pain left side?

What causes random chest dull pain left side?

Many things : Many causes of chest pain. First of all, you need to talk with your doctor to make sure this is not related to your heart. If it is not, then intestinal and musculoskeletal and lung problems may all cause it. However, it is most important to check the heart first! ...Read more

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Sudden sharp pain on right temple?

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Sudden sharp pain on right temple?

Right temple pain: Any sudden temporal pain especially associated with vision disturbance and extremely superficial surface tenderness in an elderly could be warning signs of more serious underlying illness , such as temporal arteritis. Should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Left chest pain, breathing pain, random attacks?

Several causes: Well at 17, i would say that anxiety could play a role. If chest pain was cardiac certainly you would have had known this from prior physical exams by doc. Now, breathing pain could be viral or perhaps inflammatory such as in pneumonitis. Ramdom attacks must mean they come and go and resolve without treatment. I would ask your doc to schedule full lung function testing with provocation. ...Read more

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Random intense but short head pain?

Random intense but short head pain?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Knife stabbing pains in vagina and heavyness felt?

Knife stabbing pains in vagina and heavyness felt?

.: Answer depends on- what stage if menstural cycle are you in, your sexual activity, weather you are pregnant or if you have fever or discharge. Better consult a OB physician for an exam. ...Read more

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I have shooting pain in left elbow. Terrible random pain. Also shooting pain and dull ache in left shoulder blade? Worried about heart.

See answer: At your age, a myocardial infarction would be unlikely. I see you have anxiety and panic attacks, that would be the more likely cause of your pains. However, if you are concerned, you should see a doctor for full evaluation. ...Read more

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Stabbing sharp pains everytime I move on left tummy area, just above groin. ?

Stabbing sharp pains everytime I move on left tummy area, just above groin. ?

Abdominal Muscle: or "Groin PULL" sound like the "culprit! What sort of activities have you had recently, injuries, work, play???? Think about it you will most likely figure it out since there are not any INTRA-abdominal (bowel etc) structures that can give you pain when you "move"! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Sharp dull stabbing pains that come and go in head lasting 3-5 minutes ?

See a doctor: Any new headaches that persist should be examined by a doctor and appropriate tests or treatment can be recommended at the time. ...Read more

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Throbbing sharp pain in left stomach?

Throbbing sharp pain in left stomach?

More info: Need better history please. Did you have trauma? When was last bowel movement? Etc. need more history to help you please ...Read more

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What causes sharp chest pains when turning your head?

What causes sharp chest pains when turning your head?

Neck mass: Likely inflammation of the lining around your lungs, there could be a mass (tumor) or thyroid swelling that is in the middle of your chest... If this is new, run it by your doctor. You may need a physical exam and perhaps a X-ray . If this chronic - then likely something very atypical. However - checking for tumor inflammation and esophageal reasons maybe appropriate. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing sharp splitting pains in like my inner hips/groin area and sharp stabbing pains in my sides.I'm 37 weekspregnantisitcontrations?

Certainly could be: if they are coming and going at regular intervals. You can have a lot of intermittent pains at this stage just from the weight of the pregnancy pulling on certain ligaments, but they would occur with movement. If it keeps up, call your Ob and describe. ...Read more