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Sharp, shooting pain behind right eye, side of head and top of head. Comes and goes for days. What is this?

Sharp, shooting pain behind right eye, side of head and top of head. Comes and goes for days. What is this?

Hemicrania continua: Is a rare continuous one-sided headache that never shifts sides. The typical presentation is a dull throbbing ache that is moderate to severe in intensity. The primary area of pain is located in the ocular temporal region or in the occipital area. Rec.See a headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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Severe all back & shoulder pain/aches/uncomfortable. Lump in right side of neck, feel shooting pain up back of head and right eye when I rub my neck?

Occipital neuralgia: involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. The most common symptom is suboccipital pain radiating to the back of the head and occasionally down the back of the neck. This is treatable condition. Rec. see orofacial pain or pain management specialist. You can take Advil (ibuprofen) pm as needed. ...Read more

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I've had sharp shooting pain behind my left eye for the last 24 hrs what should i do?

Try Claritin (loratadine): It maybe your sinuses especially if this happens in AM. But if not be in a day or two, see you provider. Particularlly if you have history of high blood pressure ...Read more

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I have a shooting pain on the right hand side of my head near my temple, but not behind my eye. It's quite intense and every couple of minutes. Any id?

Pain: Shooting pain may be related to migraine or cluster headache. Try to limit your stress levels and caffeine intake. If over the counter medicine does not help you, call your primary care doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Severe tension headache pain behind eyes in through mouth and even in my throat neck sharp shooting pain nauseated dizzy tired is this normal?

Severe tension headache pain behind eyes in through mouth and even in my throat neck sharp shooting pain nauseated dizzy tired is this normal?

Headache: Definitely not 'normal.' Big question is if you have nasal symptoms like nasal obstruction, discharge, pus/snot, or drainage down throat. If so then get evaluated for sinusitis, including possibility of 'sphenoid sinusitis.' Most likely thing, however, is migraine headache. ...Read more

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Heavy pain behind right eye whenever i eat/drink chilld products like icecream,coke etc?

Heavy pain behind right eye whenever i eat/drink chilld products like icecream,coke etc?

Not an illness: This is not abnormal. The cold liquid affects some nerves near the roof of the mouth, causing transient pain. It's annoying but completely harmless. ...Read more

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Have had a pain behind right eye for a week now, also get bouts of like water spots in front of same eye?

Have had a pain behind right eye for a week now,  also get bouts of like water spots in front of same eye?

Consult an Opthalmol: Pain behind the right eye for a week needs to be checked by your doctor or an Opthalmologist to find the cause and appropriate treatment You will need examination and check of the pressure in the eye to rule out glaucoma.And exam of your retina as well This kind of pain can also come from Migraine sometimes ...Read more