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Stabbing pain back of head right side, going to temple, into eye burning, watery eye and swollen in mornings. Mouth tastes like burning rubber.

Stabbing pain back of head right side, going to temple, into eye burning, watery eye and swollen in mornings. Mouth tastes like burning rubber.

See eye doctor: Your description is not specific for any particular disgnosis. Go see an eye doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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103.2 fever,Been 100.4-103.2 for four days.Only symptom is stabbing pain in back of head on/off.Just had a double ear infection. Should I go to the er?

103.2 fever,Been 100.4-103.2 for four days.Only symptom is stabbing pain in back of head on/off.Just had a double ear infection. Should I go to the er?

Fever: Viral illness can last 3-5 days so if this is what you have you should feel better soon but if you don't get seen by your primary Doctor. Drink Gatorade to stay hydrated and rest. ...Read more

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It's normal when having occipital neuralgia that the stabbing pain of right part of my head to get worse when bending forward, i get dizzy also.

It's normal when having occipital neuralgia that the stabbing pain of right part of my head to get worse when bending forward, i get dizzy also.

Occipital pain: It sounds like you're informing us of some symptoms you're experiencing . . . But you haven't asked a specific question. If i were in your place, i would see my physician for an evaluation asap. ...Read more

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Stabbing pains in top right side of head started one week ago, usually followed by tight band feeling around back of head. Could it be serious?

Stabbing pains in top right side of head started one week ago, usually followed by tight band feeling around back of head. Could it be serious?

Headache.: Although headaches can be serious, this sounds like a tension headache which is painful, but not serious. If the headache started suddenly, is associated with fever, neck stdffnes or light hurts your eyes if would get checked. ...Read more

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I keep getting a sharp stabbing pain in the back of my head on the left side, I've had a sore throat for 2 weeks, and an earache on left side.

Get seen: Don't wait, I suspect you have an undiagnosed infection, if it progresses you may get quite ill. It's really impossible to say based on your description. You have waited long enough- get an answer, a primary doctor or ENT can help. Get help and get better ...Read more

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Mild pain in left ear that gets worse with very quick shard stabbing pain on top/left/back side of head, along with extreme tenderness in the scalp?

Many causes: This could be an ear infection, mastoiditis, pinched nerve, shingles or other causes. You will need to see a doctor to determine what is causing this. If pain is severe or you have fever, stiff neck, vomiting, numbness or weakness, or other worrisome symptoms, see a doctor today. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pains in forehead? What could this be, pain in back of head sometimes to and ears. Nose feels sore.

Icepick headache: Sounds like an icepick headache. Follow the link and it would be a good idea to establish care with a neurologist https://americanmigrainefoundation.org/living-with-migraines/types-of-headachemigraine/ice-pick-headaches/ ...Read more

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Had a pain in right side of my head for about 3 days now, never experienced it before but it comes and goes and it's like a stabbing pain.

Had a pain in right side of my head for about 3 days now, never experienced  it before but it comes and goes and it's like a stabbing pain.

The classic red-flag: "never experienced it before" . 95% of the time, even an agonizing headache is not serious medical condition, but visit to your PCP is warranted. Take care. ...Read more