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I have this sharp pain on the side of my head also at the back of my head what do you think it could be?

I have this sharp pain on the side of my head also at the back of my head what do you think it could be?

Hard to tell: We need more info to know...Nature, severity, how long have you had it, and other physical and medical issues need to be evaluated...I strongly suggest that you make an appointment with your family doc for an evaluation... ...Read more

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Why do I get sharp pain on the side of my head,feels like a blood vessels popping,also feeling very weak.a After the pain leaves it feels cold at area?

Why do I get sharp pain on the side of my head,feels like a blood vessels popping,also feeling very weak.a After the pain leaves it feels cold at area?

Neuralgia: An irritable superficial scalp nerve may be the cause of this symptom. This is more of a nuisance disorder which usually resolves without any specific treatment. Less likely would be an inflamed temporal artery. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you if this symptom persists. ...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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Why when I walk and exercise every day some time when I get in the house I get a very sharp pain in the side of my head?

Why when I walk and exercise every day some time when I get in the house I get a very sharp pain in the side  of my head?

Don't know: I don't know, but I would check the cranial joints (TM joints, occiput, frontal sinus at the sphenoid junction), the ears, and associated musculature for the presence of a toxin, pathogen, or allergen. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I go to sneeze I get a really sharp pain in the side of my head. I also keep getting sharp pains on top of head and around face?

Head pains: These sharp, shooting head pains are most likely emanating from the superficial nerves and muscles of the scalp and not from brain structures. Since you're not experiencing frequent headaches or other neurologic symptoms, I would not regard your symptoms as worrisome. However if you have continuing concerns, consult your physician. ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain on left side of my head at the back of my ear when this happens my left side jaw and neck seem to lock the pain can last for hours?

Diagnosis: Unfortunately we can't diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the internet. I recommend that you see your local dentist, preferably one trained and experienced in also recognizing signs and symptoms of TMD/TMJ syndrome. Based upon his/her exam you may have to be evaluated by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Bending, forceful movement, getting up from laying down, this all causes a sharp pain on the sides of my head.

Head pain: Hard to say. Is the headache there when you aren't bending or stooping? Have upper airways and sinuses evaluated, and review all meds, particularly those for depression. And have headache diary to allow timing of headache. ...Read more