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Dr. Val Koganski
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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I have a sharp pain in my temple and jawline?

Dr. Val Koganski
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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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. Nazhat Sharma
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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When i stand up at a medium-fast pace i get a sharp pain (twinge) in my head near my temple. Sometimes on the right others on the left.

Dr. Nazhat Sharma
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When i stand up at a medium-fast pace i get a sharp pain (twinge) in my head near my temple. Sometimes on the right others on the left.

Orthostatic Hypotent: Get your blood pressure checked. If you are on hypotensive medications let your physician know that this is happening b. ...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.

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.

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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Dr. Laura Anissian
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My left side of my temple now and then comes a minor sharp pain. It's been happening for a second day now. What is it from? You think tiredness?

Dr. Laura Anissian
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My left side of my temple now and then comes a minor sharp pain. It's  been happening  for a second day now. What is it from? You  think tiredness?

Fatigue and stress: This can, for some, be a form of stress, tension headache. If it is not persistent, or associated with other symptoms such as vomiting, dizziness or focal neurological symptoms, then likely related to tension. ...Read more

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Dr. Dustin Colegrove
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Sharp pain in my head temple area every 30 seconds like an earache but pain seems more in my head what can it be ?

Dr. Dustin Colegrove
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Sharp pain in my head temple area every 30 seconds like an earache but pain seems more in my head what can it be ?

Need more info: Unable to tell without further history taking and a physical exam. ...Read more

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Dr. John cuong Doan
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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?

Dr. John cuong Doan
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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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Dr. James Cunnar
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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.?

Dr. James Cunnar
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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.?

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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Dr. Louis Gallia
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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It really hurts when i open my mouth like a sharp pain going up my temple to my head. Any relief methods?

Dr. Louis Gallia
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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It really hurts when i open my mouth like a sharp pain going up my temple to my head. Any relief methods?

TMJ: Might be TMJ disorder. Heat, ice, massage. See an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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

Dr. Tarek Hamid
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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
Board Certified, Pain Management
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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?

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?

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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