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Dr. Val Koganski
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I have a sharp pain in my temple and jawline?

I have a sharp pain in my temple and jawline?

TMJ: Most likely you have tmj, especially if pain is worse with talking or chewing, so try not to talk much, do not chew anything hard or rubbery. But you should see a doctor to make sure there is no other problems , like temporal arteriitis( very unusual in your age group, but still needs too be considered). ...Read more

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
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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.

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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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 shooting up to my temple from my ear. What could it be..?

Sharp pain shooting  up to my temple from my ear. What could it be..?

Ent/Dental: It could be from an ear infection , or from a tooth probably wisdom tooth that is decayed or infected. ...Read more

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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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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Dr. Dan Fisher
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Just had sharp pain that went from my chest over through armpit then up to my ear to my temple then when i pressed on armpit got sharp pain again why

Can't say.: Sharp and brief pain that travels over a variety of anatomic regions is usually a referred type of pain and can be seen in all kinds of conditions and processes. If there is a lump in the armpit it may be worthwhile to see someone to make sure it is nothing abnormal. ...Read more

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