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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?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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I have a sharp throbbing pain on my left temple and it comes very randomly and i'm not sure where it comes from but i also have a bad toothache?

I have a sharp throbbing pain on my left temple and it comes very randomly and i'm not sure where it comes from but i also have a bad toothache?

Possibly related: If the toothache is in the same general area it could be related. Not difficult for a dentist to tell. Check with your dental provider asap. ...Read more

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