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What are the causes of nerve sharp pain on forehead?

What are the causes of nerve sharp pain on 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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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. ?

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

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Sudden sharp pain in head above the forehead. Pain was acute and faded away. Should i be worried.?

No: These sudden sharp fleeting pains have been termed "ice pick headaches", and are most likely variants of migraine, and only rarely if always in same spot, consistent with neuralgia. Annoying problem, but usually quite benign. ...Read more

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Sudden very sharp pain in the middle of the forehead, seems to be out of nowhere.

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

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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.

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 more

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