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Shooting Pain Right Temple
I have a shooting pain in right temple area of my head. The pain comes every 15-20 seconds and goes away in 4-5 seconds. This is happening continously
29f pain under left ear lobe into jaw area. Also shooting pain in right temple area of head. Had EKG a month ago and came back good. Heart related?
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
Sudden sharp shooting pain straight through my temple lasted seconds , no other symptoms what could this be ?
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 temples to ears, right > left. Should I be concerned? Last 2 days fever & chills which have improved.
Exam: Yes be concerned: you may have TMJ sybdrome or a latent infection. of the ears or euctachian tubes. Call for an examination. ...Read more
I have a pressure/shooting pain in my left temple & shoots down the left side of my nose when I chew. It feels like a spasm when I don't chew.Problem?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer