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Sharp pain in right temple not constant. Intermittent. Fell two years ago. Hit head on large jagged rock. Scalp broke. Some bleeding?

Sharp  pain in right temple  not constant.  Intermittent.   Fell two years ago.   Hit head on large jagged rock.  Scalp broke.  Some bleeding?

It may or: May not be related to the fall but it's hard to ignore if in the same place. Do you clinch or grind your teeth at night? That can cause a temporal headache. I can't offer a good solution but if it's bothering u i would get seen. Good luck. ...Read more

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Baby hit right temple of my head with a phone. Still painful few days later when I touch. I have a sharp pain on my left head now. Related? Serious?

Baby hit right temple of my head with a phone. Still painful few days later when I touch. I have a sharp pain on my left head now. Related? Serious?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. However, from what you described there may have been bleeding in the tissue. You may watch and wait. If the symptoms are getting better, let it heal naturally. If the pain worsens, swelling increases, skin breaks down or you get a fever, see a doctor.
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Experiencing flashes of sharp pain in my right temple when I move my head vigorously. doesn't last long and hurts right eye too. ?

Experiencing flashes of sharp pain in my right temple when I move my head vigorously. doesn't last long and hurts right eye too. ?

Right temple pain: Most often due to blood flow issues from dehydration/headache/migraine/hormones (are you on birth control?). See PCP and eyeMD to be sure your full neuro exam is normal. Stay hydrated; avoid oral hormones: see "Migraine Diet" on eyedoc2020@blogspot.com ...Read more

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I have short sharp pain in right temple. Along with aluminum taste at the same time.

I have short sharp pain in right temple. Along with aluminum taste at the same time.

H/A metallic taste: Could be sinusitis with post nasal drip, or reflux-causing sinusitis, , thyroid disease , diabetes, can also be migraine aura . Taste abnormalities could be exposure to lead or mercury( depending on where you work) , pregnancy ( check HCG), zinc supplements, medications even OTC allergy meds and nicotine, very rarely tumors. f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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Sudden sharp pain on right temple?

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Sudden sharp pain on right temple?

Right temple pain: Any sudden temporal pain especially associated with vision disturbance and extremely superficial surface tenderness in an elderly could be warning signs of more serious underlying illness , such as temporal arteritis. Should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my right temple. I used to get them like every 6 months. I just thought it was due to my migranes, but now i'm getting them once a week. What should I do?

I have a sharp pain in my right temple. I used to get them like every 6 months. I just thought it was due to my migranes, but now i'm getting them once a week. What should I do?

Temporal arteritis: You may be suffering from temporal arteritis rather than migraine headaches. If so, a biopsy will show inflammation of the blood vessels. The condition is thought to be autoimmune and is treatable. The discomfort is typically characterized as unilateral, sharp, and localized to the temporal artery region. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain that spontaneously hit my right temple and sometimes shoots down my neck the pain only last a second or two any thoughts?

I have a sharp pain that spontaneously hit my right temple and sometimes shoots down my neck the pain only last a second or two any thoughts?

TMJ or?: It might be TMJ or other orofacial pain. Other TMJ symptoms would be painful or limited oral opening, joint noises, chewing pain. If is new, wait a while. If it persists a week, or gets worse, see a TMJ or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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I woke in the night with a sharp pain in my right temple one year ago, and the pain was on and of but the past week the right temple has felt numb.

I woke in the night with a sharp pain in my right temple one year ago, and the pain was on and of but the past week the right temple has felt numb.

See doctor: Your symptoms may have several causes, from ear and sinus infection to a tmj/tmd problem. Was there trauma involved? Duration and intensity are important to know. You should see your doctor first to rule out what it may or may not be. You shouldn't have to keep suffering. ...Read more

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I have a weird headache. It's in my right temple and is a sharp pain but it only lasts for like ten seconds then goes away for awhile hat could it be?

I have a weird headache. It's in my right temple and is a sharp pain but it only lasts for like ten seconds then goes away for awhile hat could it be?

Several things: Many questions need to be answered in order to try and help sort out what might be causing this temporal headache. How often do you have these symptoms? Are there any other associated symptoms? Best to see your doctor for evaluation in order to try and determine the cause of your symptoms.possible causes too numerous to list here. Sorry not more helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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47 yr old female. I keep having a sharp pain about 2"above my right temple the pain last just a few sec.Then it feel sore with like a burning sensatio?

47 yr old female. I keep having a sharp pain about 2"above my right temple the pain last just a few sec.Then it feel sore with like a burning sensatio?

Temple pain: Pain and soreness in the temple can be a sign of serious illness like temporal arthritis. You should seek evaluation from your family physician as soon as possible to rule this out. ...Read more

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After i woke up i felt sharp pain in my right temple i continued laying down, when i got out of bed i was very, very dizzy & have ringing ears?

After i woke up i felt sharp pain in my right temple i continued laying down, when i got out of bed i was very, very dizzy & have ringing ears?

ENT: I would start with an ENT and make sure there is no problems of the ear and inner ear. If there was nothing found there, I have seen all of these symptoms in patients with tmjd (tempormandibular joint disorders. You may have slept on your jaw funny and caused this temporarily. ...Read more

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Been getting a pain, more like an ache cause its not a sharp pain, about an inch down from my right temple, above ear. Comes and goes. What could it b

TMJ: Your pain might be related to several different factors. Grinding or clenching your teeth, day or night , could cause muscle spasm. Avoiding chewing gum, using moist heat and otc pain meds can provide relief. It could also be caused by a problem in your neck. Posture issues such as working at a computer a lot can cause neck and shoulder muscle spasms causing trigger points. See a dentist or pt. ...Read more

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If i was to walk n to a urgent care center with come n go pain either behind ears or in either side of temple area so far sharp pain what will they do?

If i was to walk n to a urgent care center with come n go pain either behind ears or in either side of temple area so far sharp pain what will they do?

Come and go pain: Firstly i hope they will take a history and examine you. If you do not actually have any pain or symptoms there is little they can do.
Given that its " come and go pain" the best is to have this evaluated through your pmd. ...Read more

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I have been having sharp pain in my right temple area for a few years now & am now having them in my left temple area as well. I am now having mild leg pain & tingling in both feet. Should i be concerned? Also, my previous doctor did nothing for another h

The : The best way to approach most doctors about new concerns is to set up an appointment to discuss only the new concern, not other chronic problems. This can be done by telling the schedule something like "i need to see dr. Smith for a new problem. The new problem is headache."

while waiting for the appointment, it is a good idea to think about the most accurate answers to questions the doctors is likely to ask. These questions include:
when did the problem start?
What happened around that time that could have caused the problem (injury, illness, medication changes).
What does the problem (such as pain) feel like? (for pain, answers could be things like throbbing, sharp, dull, constant, cold, burning, shooting.)
where is the problem?
What other things do you feel when you have the problem? (for example, numbness, tingling, weakness, nausea, blindess, neck pain, etc.)
does the problem happen all at once, or does it start gradually?
Does the problem happen all the time, once a day, several times a day, once a week...?
Does the problem happen at certain times of the day?
How long does the problem last?
What makes the problem worse?
What makes it better?

Most doctors would be able to quickly and efficiently respond to a patient who says:

"since i was 14, about 20 years now, I have had headaches that begin gradually, and are either right sided or left sided, and mostly on the front and in the back of my head. The pain feels like throbbing, and it gets severe. When I have the headache, i feel sick to my stomach and sometimes i throw up. Sometimes, even before the pain starts, i get a black spot in my vision. The headaches get worse when I do things like walk on the treadmill. I really just want to lie down in a dark, quiet room with a cold cloth on my forehead. I get these headaches about 4 times a month, and they last for 5 hours or more. Sometimes Excedrin helps, but most times the only thing that helps is going to bed."

most doctors would be very concerned if a colleague who heard the above story from a patient did not know the exact diagnosis, even before an examination.

At the appointment, it is a good idea to politely steer the direction of the appointment in the intended direction. An example could be "hello dr. Smith, i know i usually see you for my diabetes, fibromyalgia, and high blood pressure, but today i wanted to talk only about a new problem."

it seems to help most people if they think about going to the doctor in the same way they think about taking their car to the mechanic. ...Read more

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44F Causes of stabbing pain in right temple. Pain only lasts maybe 15 seconds but very scary. May have had in the past but not sure. Brain tumor?

44F Causes of stabbing pain in right temple. Pain only lasts maybe 15 seconds but very scary.   May have had in the past but not sure. Brain tumor?

Hard to know: Physical exam and possibly blood tests (and more background information) needed to know for sure. Transient severe pain like this can be related to certain headache syndromes, vascular problems (such as temporal arteritis, which is serious), muscle spasm, nerve entrapment or other nerve problems. ...Read more

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Have left and right temple pain. Sometimes cannot think clearly. Seem to have blurry vision. Just had eyes test for laser. Bifocals. Stress?

Have left and right temple pain.  Sometimes cannot think clearly.  Seem to have blurry vision. Just had eyes test for laser. Bifocals.  Stress?

Headaches: If your eyes are normal, it is probably stress. Get plenty of rest and drink plenty of fluids, water preferable. Make sure you have work outs scheduled to reduce the stress. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left side of head near temple lasts for 30 seconds happens 2 or 3 times a day happened for a week now ?

This area: you are "describing" sounds like it may be your temporal ARTERY and inflammation of that artery may be connected with some important medical conditions! JUST BECAUSE OF THE LOCATION , I suggest a HANDS ON examination by your PCP (Primary Care Provider) Hope this is helpful
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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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I have a sharp pain on the right side of my head (temple) and the pain is getting worse but i've never had this pain before . What does it mean?

I have a sharp pain on the right side of my head (temple) and the pain is getting worse but i've never had this pain before . What does it mean?

How bad do u feel?: If it is the worst headache of your life then you need to report to the er. If it is relieved with tylenol (acetaminophen) or other over the counter medications then it can be watched. Causes of a headache range from the benign to life threatening. Any headache accompanied by numbness, weakness or visual disturbance requires an immediate evaluation by a physician. ...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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I have a sharp pain in the right side of my head that hurts. It comes and goes and feels like a little pressure on both sides of my temples.

I have a sharp pain in the right side of my head that hurts. It comes and goes and feels like a little pressure on both sides of my temples.

?neuralgia: This could be neuralgia which comes from a scalp nerve that is irritable and is more of a nuisance than a serious disorder. I recommend that you get examined by your pcp however if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Sporadic sharp pain headaches on top of head & temple areas, lasts 5-10 secs each time & often leads to long lasting aches on daily basis. What is it?

Sporadic sharp pain headaches on top of head & temple areas, lasts 5-10 secs each time & often leads to long lasting aches on daily basis. What is it?

Jabs and jolts: There is an older name for these called jabs and jolts. We believe these headaches are mediated through the fifth cranial nerve and simply represent some form of dysfunction of this nerve resulting in the type of headache you're describing. A good headache specialist will be able to guide specific treatment for these as they are not migraines, not tension headaches, and not cluster headaches. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

Possible migraine : Migraine like headache can be caused by a bone spur in the nose. A ct scan of the sinuses is indicated and if the spur is present a septoplasty to remove it is indicated. I provide relief to almost 90% of patients with this problem. Visit my website for more information at www. Kevinsmithmd.Com. ...Read more