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Sharp Pain In Forehead
PHN and TGN: Shingles and trigeminal neuralgia are the 2 most common causes of sharp forehead pain. Other causes include cluster headache, hemicrania continua, sunct and episodic hemicrania. Evaluation with a neurologist would be useful to determine the exact cause and correct treatment plan. ...Read more
YESTERDAY I FELT SHARP PAIN ON MY FOREHEAD WHEN I WAS SLEEPING .ONE HOUR AFTER THE PAIN REDUCE GRADUALLY.NOW SLIGHT PAIN IS THERE ON FORE HEAD?
Forehead pain: This may be due to neuralgia which is an irritation/inflammation of a superficial nerve in the forehead and thus not a serious condition. It tends to resolve without any treatment after a few days. Another less likely possibility is an infection/inflammation of your frontal sinus especially if there is accompanying nasal drainage. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain across my forehead and above my left eye every time I turn my head it hurts even more should I be worried?
Unusual: This is an unusual constellation of symptoms. It is most likely a benign syndrome related to a musculoskeletal cause, bu, depending on how long you have had it, t it may be a good idea to have a complete neurological examination, along with a CT or MRI of your head, just to rule out an serious intra-cranial problems. ...Read more
Wake up w/ headaches often. If I drink alcohol (even small amounts) I get very painful headaches. Sharp pain behind eyes , forehead, & back of neck. ?
HeadacheFromAlcihol: Headache next morning after drinking alcohol the night before can be due to many causes1dehydration and can be prevented by drinking lot of water the night before & in the morning.2It may be related to the chemicals in ethanol like acetaldehyd.cogeners, flavonoid&Tryptophan3Red wine gives headache in some due to sulphides4Individual Responce . Many get red in face&more prone 5Migraine trigger ...Read more
Neuralgia: This sudden,sharp forehead pain is consistent with an irritable/irritated superficial nerve in the skin which has nothing to do with the brain itself. Neuralgia is more of a nuisance disorder which usually resolves on its own. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may help. See your physician if your pains persist or worsen. ...Read more
Hello, i get like a strange itch followed by a sharp pain on the left side of my forehead? What could it be! Thank you.
Itch and pain: You have a itch then sharp pain. The meaning of sonething that is short lived is difficult to know. If it impairs your life then see a doctor. Write down any thing that causes this or stops it. The history is very important and having a doctor to know you well is also important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whenever I raise my eyebrows,the forehead get sharp pain. It feels like being stabbed. But I don't have headache during that time. Should i be worry?
I vomited and i was straining and all of a sudden i got a sharp pain in the middle of my forehead? What is This from?
Forehead pain: Straining and vomiting. Not to be concerned unless persistent ...Read more
I had a sharp pain behind/ top of my eye the day before yesterday and when I look up now it hurts and the right side of my forehead hurts as well. ?
See doctor: You may well be having a migraine headache. However if this is a new-onset headache, you need to consult your doctor ASAP to make sure that this is not something more serious. Go to the ER if the problem persists or worsens. Also make sure that you don't have glaucoma even though it is rare at your age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Felt a prickly sharp pain on top of head behind hairline while playing game. Hist. Anxiety , tmj, bumped forehead days ago..healing tiny bump. Idea?
I am suffering from sharp pain in my head( Temples, top and both sides forehead, they comes goes in 5 to 7 seconds from last 7 days all the time. I think I have vertigo too as i feel fullness in ears and loss of balance sometimes. ?
I have the worst headache ever had. My left eye hurts left sidee of forehead has sharp pain & it makes me nauseous when i stand up. Face is throbbing?
I just had a ct scan that came back negative. But still have a sharp pain above my left eye brow on the right side toward the middle of forehead.
Bone cuts: 22 year old gentleman with sharp pain in the orbital ridge. Sometimes CT scans aren't done with enough slices or cuts as we call them to detect small fractures and they can be missed. What about plain x-ray? Did you have trauma? When did this start? How long has it gone on for? I suggest you ice the area and request a specialist in neurology or neurosurgery take a look at your symptoms if persist. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more
Spasm: That is a muscle spasm. Take a hot shower. Apply heat to your back. Have your doctor prescribed a combination of ibuprofen which you can get from OTC and muscle relaxant which you need a prescription for it . Relax stress increased tension and make pain worst. If you do not have a doctor start with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 50 mg at bed time and Ibuprofen 600-800 mg every 6-8 hours, and heat, or go to urgent care. ...Read more
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