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Yes I have been getting headachs every day like a sharp shooting pain in and around the temples seems to be worse at work and stressful situations.

Yes I have been getting headachs every day like a sharp shooting pain in and around the temples  seems to be worse at work and stressful situations.

Occipital Neuritis: Shooting headaches into the temples could be a sign of occipital neuritis. The nerve arises from the base of the skull and ends in the temples. Stress and exertion can cause tension in the neck which adds pressure on the right and left occipital nerve. Trial of Naproxen and if that doesn't work, an occiptial nerve block (little shot around the nerve with cortisone ) could cure the problem. ...Read more

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Hi im having shooting pain go through my left temple every so often what's going on?

Hi im having shooting pain go through my left temple every so often what's going on?

Temporal arteritis: Do you feel a pulsing sensation over your left temple. An ultrasound exam of your temporal artery can determine if you have a condition called temporal arteritis. It can be treated. ...Read more

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Hi, shooting pain round my left temple only keeps coming and going been like this for days thought it was cuz I had toothache but toothache away help?

Shooting Pain: Multiple possibilities, including sinus issues, non-vital teeth, and bruxism. See your dentist first to rule out tooth related causes, then see your physician. ...Read more

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Ice pick shooting pain, top of right ear, just below temple. Going on day 5. Lasts about 30 seconds 1-2x/day, woke me last night. What is it?

Ice pick shooting pain, top of right ear, just below temple. Going on day 5. Lasts about 30 seconds 1-2x/day, woke me last night.  What is it?

Trigeminal nerve?: Perhaps it is trigeminal neuralgia. This is irritation of the trigeminal nerve, normally for no specific reason. It is not normally harmful. Sometimes people use medicine to calm the pain, when it is very frequent. Another possibility is ice pick headache. A final possibility is temporal arteritis, this is not likely. It would be worse with chewing and possible be often sore to the touch. ...Read more

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Shooting pain to the left temple every 10 min preassure above the eye what can cause this?

ParoxysmalHemicrania: Headache attacks are usually distributed equally throughout the day and night and, similar to a cluster headache, may awaken the patient from sleep. The intensity of the headache is described as moderate to severe with a throbbing, boring or stabbing quality. Almost all cases of Paroxysmal Hemicrania are relieved by indomethacin. ...Read more