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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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I've been having a sharp pain in my left temple that lasts under 5 seconds each time. It's painful and has been happening randomly the past 2-3 days?

TMJ?: Does this pain occur usually when you are chewing or clenching your jaw? If so, you need to check with your dentist especially if you grind your teeth at night. Are you under more stress which may cause more teeth clenching? ...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 been getting a sharp pain near the left temple of my head for a few days that only lasts for a few seconds and only when I'm awake and where I?

Temple pain: May be sinusitis, ear infection, TMJ, may have reflux causing sinusitis, rarely autoimmune (temporal arteritis) -it is usually more that fleeting though. Try ranitidine, Check it out at urgent care over next day ...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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When I close my left eye I get a sharp pain in my left temple.....vision is normal pain is painfull?

When I close my left eye I get a sharp pain in my left temple.....vision is normal pain is painfull?

Pain in temple: When closing one eye. Please see your eye doctor. It MAY have something to do w/the cranial nerves that control your eyes. Tell doc about any other symptoms such as double vision if you have it. Peace and good health. ...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

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Stopped taking lexapro for five days, recently started back up. Since Sunday horrible headaches and sharp stabbing pain in left temple?

Stopped taking lexapro for five days, recently started back up. Since Sunday horrible headaches and sharp stabbing pain in left temple?

Why did you stop?: First of all should not just stop this medicine. You need your doctors guidance. Now you are back on apparently. Go see your doctor and get checked out ...Read more

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My bf is 38. Has had sharp stabbing pain in left temple 3 dif. Times during exertion. Lasts <5min. Idiopathic stabbing headache? Migraine? Worse?

My bf is 38. Has had sharp stabbing pain in left temple 3 dif. Times during exertion. Lasts <5min. Idiopathic stabbing headache? Migraine? Worse?

Exertional headache: The benign primary exertional headache is experienced as a sharp pain for a short duration upon exertion. See an Orofacial Pain or headache specialist to eliminate structural or vascular cause. Indomethacin (25 to 150 mg) is the most
commonly used treatment for primary exertional headaches. ...Read more

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I'm getting sharp crippling pain in left temple, lasts 10s, then feel kind of head achy, light sensitivity, pressure and my brain feels exhausted. Help?

I'm getting sharp crippling pain in left temple, lasts 10s, then feel kind of head achy, light sensitivity, pressure and my brain feels exhausted. Help?

Icepick headache: Sounds like icepick headaches. You should see a neurologist for further evaluation and if it is indeed, icepick headaches, they can start you on treatment. ...Read more

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Quick sharp pain almost shocklike in left temple when I turn my head to the right. Pinched nerve?

Quick sharp pain almost shocklike in left temple when I turn my head to the right. Pinched nerve?

Possibly: But whether it's a pinched nerve or something else - there's not much you can do until you are examined and Dx'd. So, that's the 1st step. Best wishes! ...Read more

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A sharp stabbing pain in left temple lasting less than 10 seconds, then pressure in the area for 3 hrs now. Arteries feel swollen/enlarged. Help?

A sharp stabbing pain in left temple lasting less than 10 seconds, then pressure in the area for 3 hrs now. Arteries feel swollen/enlarged. Help?

Urgent: This could be a potentially dangerous condition called giant cell or temporal arteritis. This can seriously pose a great risk to permanent vision loss. While they are a multitude of other cause of recurrent temple pain it is vital that you be assessed by your doctor asap. ...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 (ibuprofen) 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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Swollen lymph nodes for a month One in front of left ear on jaw, other at bottom of jawline on neck. Sore throat, sharp ear pain, headache left temple?

Swollen lymph nodes for a month One in front of left ear on jaw, other at bottom of jawline on neck. Sore throat, sharp ear pain, headache left temple?

Infectious: You have all the signs and symptoms of some infection, be it sinus, ear, throat, etc... get eval to properly diagnose your infection so you can get treated, best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a reoccurring sharp headache pain on my left temple and nowhere else on my head. It doesn't happen everyday but when it does it lasts all day.?

I have a reoccurring sharp headache pain on my left temple and nowhere else on my head. It doesn't happen everyday but when it does it lasts all day.?

Migraine: "Migraine" is Greek for "One Sided" Yo are describing a classic migraine type headache. Time to consult with your Primary Care Provider since there is excellent treatment for these headaches. Look out for "triggers". eg Chocolate, Nuts
Hope this helps ...Read more