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Sharp pain in r temple. Lasts 5sec. Happening every couple min. So painful and comes out of no where?

Sharp pain in r temple. Lasts 5sec. Happening every couple min. So painful and comes out of no where?

ParoxysmalHemicrania: Episodic paroxysmal hemicrania is trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia. Headache is characterized by frequent (10 to 20) brief, intense unilateral head pain attacks daily. The intensity of the headache is described as moderate to severe with a throbbing, boring or stabbing quality. Rec.: see headache or orofacial pain specialist for investigation. ...Read more

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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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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
Daily
Avoid fast movements
Once
See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
Weekly
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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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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Stretch and exercise
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Use NSAIDs and pain medications for relief
Daily
Get an X-ray/MRI in 4 weeks if not better
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See a spine specialist if not better after 6 weeks
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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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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use a good lumbar support for proper sitting posture
Once
Always focus on your posture
Daily
Try deep tissue massage
60 Min, Every other week, forever

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