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What could short lasting sharp pain in left temple be from?

What could short lasting sharp pain in left temple be from?

Get it checked: It is likely something benign that will just go away, but it could be something more serious. See a specialist you made need to get a biopsy of the vessel in the temple and take some steroids. If ignored it could lead to blindness. ...Read more

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I've had a sharp pain on my left temple four times today. It comes very quickly, lasts about a minute or and goes away. It is very painful.

I've had a sharp pain on my left temple four times today.  It comes very quickly, lasts about a minute or and goes away. It is very painful.

Facial pain: You're describing musculoskeletal pain of the temporalis muscle. This could be associated with a common headache, but more likely is associated with temporomandibular joint dysfunction. This can be caused by clenching the teeth, grinding the teeth during sleep. Other things to consider would be trigeminal neuralgia. See your doctor for evaluation. There are many treatments available. ...Read more

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At work went to turn left and felt sharp pain in my left temple kind of like a pop or sharp jabbing pain that lasted ten seconds, should I be worried?

At work went to turn left and felt sharp pain in my left temple kind of like a pop or sharp jabbing pain that lasted ten seconds, should I be worried?

Inflammation?: Do you have any visual disturbances ? Is there tenderness on the left temple? What kind of work you do? Check this and let me know if you have any questions. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000448.htm ...Read more

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I have sharp pain on my left temple area.It comes and goes repeatedly for a few secanything to make it feel better?I tried Advil but its not helping.

Evaluation needed: Sudden pains like you have still could be of multiple origins. You could have nerve being touched by the bone on the neck causing sudden muscle pains or nerve itself or vascular pains. It is difficult to make that decision here. Go have it evaluated, better for peace of mind. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my left temple, this has never happened before, it only lasted for a couple minutes, I am 55 years old , is this a aneurysm?

Sharp pain in my left temple, this has never happened before, it only lasted for a couple minutes, I am 55 years old , is this  a aneurysm?

Unlikely: Especially is u are 21 like you profile suggests. At 55 this is still unlikely but medical evaluation would be best if this is a repetitive problem. ...Read more

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Last night I had sudden sharp pain on my left temple that would come and go. This morning my temple is sore/achy?

Hopefully it will: go away by itself. If it persists beyond 2-3 days, you need to see a physician to rule out a condition called temporal arteritis. This is a potentially serious condition that could take away your eyesight. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Should it be a concern when I look up, particularly with my left eye to have sharp pain in my left temple?

Should it be a concern when I look up, particularly with my left eye to have sharp pain in my left temple?

An eye doctor is: the person to see. Start w/your family doc who can make a referral if deemed necessary. That will give you peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Had sharp stabbing pain left temple earlier lasted 20 mins , tonight i was just relaxing had a sudden sharp pain left side of chest out of knowhere?

May be a fluke: or the chest pain if recurrent will need attention. Go to the closest healthcare provider and request examination. You may be surprised that it can lead to some reassurance, or some real pathology. ...Read more