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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

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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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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Hi doctor. I have constant headaches, sometimes there are sharp pains around the temple area, i also experience dizziness and light headed sometimes?

Eating Often: Are you eating often enough? This could be due to lack of water or even lack of food. Try increasing your water intake first and let me know what your diet consists of and i will help you from there :]. ...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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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

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I recently was hit in the head with a plastic shovel in the temple and currently have a headache and a sharp pain jolting up my leg whenever I step?

I recently was hit in the head with a plastic shovel in the temple and currently have a headache and a sharp pain jolting up my leg whenever I step?

Needs evaluation...: With the symptoms you describe I would suggest to see your doctor as soon as possible. If severe symptoms you should go to the ED. It is very important to make sure there was no damage in your brain or spine after the trauma. ...Read more

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I have hypertension badd ! for the last 3days I have had this sharp pain on the left side of my head (deep behind my temple ) it only when I cough.?

I have hypertension badd ! for the last 3days I have had this sharp pain on the left side of my head (deep behind my temple ) it only when I cough.?

Likely muscular, BUT: Even though the likelihood is low this is an issue other than muscular, if the headache persists tomorrow you should see your doctor for a check up. If the headache worsens tonight head to the er. ...Read more

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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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Having sharp pain along the temples of my head till the back and in my neck and pain behind my eyeballs i get blurred vission at times. Why so?

Something isn't righ: Without an exam it would be foolish to identify exactly what - but that's why you need to have an exam. Sharp pain is usually a message to get attention - heed it! Hopefully it will be easy to deal with, but in any case that's the best 1st step. Best! ...Read more

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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