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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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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, 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

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I ate a lot of hard candy over the recent week & now my left temple has a pressure & shooting pain that travels down my nose. Is it my upper teeth?

I ate a lot of hard candy over the recent week & now my left temple has a pressure & shooting pain that travels down my nose. Is it my upper teeth?

Possibly: You may have fractured a tooth. You may have a cavity. You may have a sinus infection. There are other possibilities as well. Please schedule a Dental examination. ...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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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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Think i have a somewhat swollen gland on the back left of my neck.No fever been having minor headaches for days and pain from neck to around ears and temple. Yesterday had shooting pain up my back.This is all so sudden and random. Ideas?

Think i have a somewhat swollen gland on the back left of my neck.No fever been having minor headaches for days and pain from neck to around ears and temple. Yesterday had shooting pain up my back.This is all so sudden and random. Ideas?

Seek medical attn.: This concerns me. Sounds like a cyst or abscess that requires removal and antibiotic therapy. Because it is on the neck with pain radiating into and around your ears, this can be dangerous because your brain is not far from that area. I advise you to seek immediate medical attention. ...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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Last week: shooting pain in temple & back of head vein pops out for one pulse eye pain head hot can't concentrate jaw and face pain facial numbness ?

Last week: shooting pain in temple & back of head vein pops out for one pulse eye pain head hot can't concentrate jaw and face pain facial numbness ?

Need more history: Are all of these symptoms on one side of your head? Did they all start last week? Feel free to schedule a virtual consult with me. ...Read more

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Shooting pain in neck up to head. What should I do?

Shooting pain in neck up to head. What should I do?

Anti-inflammatory: Sharp neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more