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Shooting pain in right side of head. What could it be?

Shooting pain in right side of head. What could it be?

Headache: Check your caffeine intake. Are you consuming less than usual? if not, allergy testing often very informative. ...Read more

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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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Shooting/throbbing pain on top right side of head with no other symptoms. Came on suddenly and is still going after 45 min?

Go to the ER now: This could be a symptom of many scary things including a brain aneurysm or a stroke. Please go to the emergency room immediately. Call 911 ...Read more

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I'm experiencing sharp shooting pain on the right side of my head behind my ear. No relief with Exedrin taken an hour and a half ago. What can I do?

I'm experiencing sharp shooting pain on the right side of my head behind my ear. No relief with Exedrin taken an hour and a half ago. What can I do?

Occipital neuralgia?: You may be experiencing occipital neuralgia on right side of scalp. Excedrin will provide no benefit in this situation, but local occipital nerve block may help. Alternatively, drugs such as gabapentin, Grailse, or Lyrica (pregabalin) might be useful. See your physician and get this further evaluated. ...Read more

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I am having pain on right side of head and right ear. Shooting pain that also hurts sometimes when I swallow. Head is sensitive to touch on right sid?

Cannot say: without an exam, I can only give general information. AND irritation of the EUSTACEAN tube (the connection between the middle ear and the throat) causes pain along its pathway and swelling. It commonly occurs in ear infection and can go very badly if not treated. ...Read more