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Really sharp pain on the right side of my head. Could it be something more to it than just a headache?

Really sharp pain on the right side of my head. Could it be something more to it than just a headache?

See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. ...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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I have had  migraines for years  now I have this  sharp pain on the right side of my head that comes and goes  and when this happens I feel  tired.?

I have had  migraines for years  now I have this  sharp pain on the right side of my head that comes and goes  and when this happens I feel  tired.?

Get Checked: Whenever character of migraine headache changes need to find a different cause of new headaches.See your pcp who can decide need for new imaging studies and other diagnostic studies. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I turn my head to the left, or when taking a step with my left foot, I get sudden sharp pain on the right side of my head. New symptom?

Sometimes when  I turn my head to the left, or when taking a step with my left foot, I get sudden sharp pain on the right side of my head. New symptom?

Hi! Can you give us: more info? Your age, medical conditions, medical, surgical, family histories, meds, supplements? We need more info to give you a better answer. There's more behind this answer than just the question you are asking? How long have you noticed it? Traveled recently? Slept funny? What makes it worse or better? What relieves this feeling? Do you wear high heels? ...Read more

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47 yof.I been having a real sharp pain on the right side of my head 2" from my ear.my dentist said its my TMJ.its a real bad pain last just a few sec.

47 yof.I been having a real sharp pain on the right side of my head 2" from my ear.my dentist said its my TMJ.its a real bad pain last just a few sec.

Possibly: An occlusal orthotic may give relief. Cause of symptoms has to be found and treated. If you have a malocclusion you will need to see an Orthodontist. If joint damaged you will need to see Oral Surgeon. Be proactive, seek diagnosis to determine treatment plan. ...Read more

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L had had a sharp pain on the right side of my head behind my ear. At the same time l felt a twinge in my left foot. Now i'm elevator dizzy. Causes?

L had had a sharp pain on the right side of my head behind my ear. At the same time l felt a twinge in my left foot. Now i'm elevator dizzy. Causes?

See a neruologist: The only area where problems of the ear, skin of the head, and foot would come together is in the brain. You situation is too unique to adequately diagnose over the internet. ...Read more

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Everytime I stand up I get a sharp pain in the right side of my head. When I'm sitting I don't feel pain only when I stand. What could this be?

Everytime I stand up I get a sharp pain in the right side of my head. When I'm sitting I don't feel pain only when I stand. What could this be?

Everything is connected: There are fascial connections between the head all the way down the spine to the sacrum. Then there's further attachments between the sacrum to the legs. So when you're standing straight, you're engaging all of these fascias. When you're sitting, you're relaxing these connections. If its troublesome, see an osteopathic Dr. (DO) to help evaluate and treat it. ...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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I get a sharp pain in right side of my head every so often during the day its not unbearable but only lasts between 2-5 seconds what is this?

I get a sharp pain in right side of my head every  so often during the day its not unbearable but only lasts between 2-5 seconds what is this?

Who knows?: This is probably an atypical headache. There are a lot of things the human body does which are a mystery. Even being a doctor i frequently get symptoms or pain which i can't explain. Many times, even after extensive testing sources of pain, especially in the head and abdomen are never found. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in right side of my head. Starts in front and ends in the back. Lasts for only 20 seconds. Happens serval times a day.

Cluster?: This is a headache. But what type? Seems to have some features of cluster headache, but would have to hear more story. If they are this brief best treatment might be oxygen. See your doc to evaluate this and get treated. ...Read more

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I have increased pain in my shoulder, shoulder blade area and headaches with sharp pain mostly on the right side of my head. Also having nausea.

Be seen: It would be wise to be seen for a specific diagnosis. Among one of multiple possibilities is a pinched nerve in the neck which can cause severe neck pain, headaches, shoulder pain and potentially nausea secondary to the pain itself. There are many other possibilities as well. ...Read more

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There's a sharp pain on the back, right side of my head and my right ear. It started 3 days ago. The pain comes and goes. What may cause this pain?

Lymph or trigger pt.: This can be common with trigger points in the neck and shoulder muscles. Or a lymph node is swollen and pressing on nerves. See if it gets better or worse when you press on different areas around your neck on the back and side of it. ...Read more

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Occasional dizziness for 5 seconds after standing up, followed by ringing in ear and a sharp pain on my top right side of my head.Should i see a doc?

Occasional dizziness for 5 seconds after standing up, followed by ringing in ear and a sharp pain on my top right side of  my head.Should i see a doc?

Dizziness: Yes, you should see a doctor. The dizziness could be from standing up too quickly and a drop in your blood pressure, but could be a sign of other issues, which need to be more thoroughly evaluated. The ringing in the ear and pain that you described may be an associated symptom but also needs further exploration. ...Read more