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Shooting pain left temple cheek bone and pressure on the eye what can cause this?

Shooting pain left temple cheek bone and pressure on the eye what can cause this?

Many possibilities: How long,?throbbing, ? sinus pressure, ?jaw pain. You need to be seen to rule out temporal arteritis. You are in the wrong age group, but without knowing your medical history it is important to rule out this possibly blinding disease. ...Read more

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

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

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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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hit in head hard near the left temple with a basket ball that was kicked a mo ago, still tender shooting pain if I lay on left side skull fracture?

hit in head hard near the left temple with a basket ball that was kicked a mo ago, still tender shooting pain if I lay on left side skull fracture?

TMJ: You list "TMJ syndrome" under clinicial findings. If you have TMJ, this is likely related to that problem. See oral surgeon. If TMJ, see the doc who has been treating you. If you haven't been treated, see a TMJ expert. ...Read more

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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