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Stabbing pain right side of forehead inch above eyebrow, past 2 weeks, hurts to touch or not touch. Took meds only work hour then back, all day. Causes?

Stabbing pain right side of forehead inch above eyebrow, past 2 weeks, hurts to touch or not touch. Took meds only work hour then back, all day. Causes?

See a neurologist: Supra-orbital neuralgia is constant or intermittent pain in the region of the supraorbital notch and
medial aspect of the forehead in the area supplied by the supra-orbital nerve. See orofacial pain or neurologist for final diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Deep aharp stabbing pain in right side of forehead?

Deep aharp stabbing pain in right side of forehead?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain on the top left side of my head, numbness in left side of my face, what can it be?

Sharp stabbing pain on the top left side of my head, numbness in left side of my face, what can it be?

Emergency! Go to ER: Please all 911. Sudden facial numbness might be an evolving stroke. Immediately call 911. Do you have other risk factors besides diabetes for stroke such as elevated bold pressure? This could be an emergency. Seek urgent medical attention. Call family/friends to seek help as well. ...Read more

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I picked my nose and right after I picked it I had a pain in my head now I have on and off stabbing pain in my head. What may it be from?

I picked my nose and right after I picked it I had a pain in my head now I have on and off stabbing pain in my head. What may it be from?

Red flag!: A sudden onset maximal intensity stabbing headache in persons of this age requires a medical evaluation. See your PCP for evaluation and tests. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain right side back of head. Started 5 montgs ago, occasionally off/on, then daily off/on, now constant every day. Also bcan 5 yr ago.

Stabbing pain right side back of head. Started 5 montgs ago, occasionally off/on, then daily off/on, now constant every day. Also bcan 5 yr ago.

See doctor: I don't know why a brain scan was done 5 years ago but presume that your symptoms are different. It is time for you to consult your doctor even if the symptoms are similar to those 5 years ago. ...Read more

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Brief, severe stabbing pain on outside of head for a few seconds just behind right temple. Happened 3 times with about 1-2 mins in between each.?

Brief, severe stabbing pain on outside of head for a few seconds just behind right temple. Happened 3 times with about 1-2 mins in between each.?

Temporal Arteritis?: It is chronic inflammation of large arteries of the head. If there is a delay in treating this condition it can cause permanent loss of vision in one eye. See your PCP for consultation and tests to rule out Temporal Arteritis. ...Read more

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Cold feeling in my head with electricity also stabbing pain in top of my head vertigo crawling feeling in head smelling things not actually there?

Cold feeling in my head with electricity also stabbing pain in top of my head vertigo crawling feeling in head smelling things not actually there?

Many symptoms: You have many symptoms. Sinus infection and inflammation may cause these, but get and eval to be properly diagnosed so the best treatment occurs for you. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Since yesterday I've been getting this sharp stabbing pain to the left side of my head that turned into a real bad headache what would be wrong with m?

Since yesterday I've been getting this sharp stabbing pain to the left side of my head that turned into a real bad headache what would be wrong with m?

Find the cause: The cause of headache needs to be found and treated accordingly. It sounds like migraine but see your doctor for an evaluation or go to an acute care facility for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm getting a frequent sharpe stabbing pain on the top left side of my head for about 5 seconds. Its been 24hrs since first. It is tender to touch area?

I'm getting a frequent sharpe stabbing pain on the top left side of my head for about 5 seconds. Its been 24hrs since first. It is tender to touch area?

Could be: Occipital or trigeminal neuralgia. Occipital would primarily localize to the back of the head, and trigeminal to the front. Read more about trigeminal here
http://www. Basicspine. Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/trigeminal-neuralgia. Html. ...Read more

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Don? T understand why sharp stabbing pain in the head?

Don? T understand why sharp stabbing pain in the head?

Likely sinus related: The site of the pain will help narrow the possibilities. If in the area of the face or forehead, it is likely sinus related. If in the area of the ears, it may be tmj. Where do you have your pain? ...Read more

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What could cause a stabbing pain in one small spot of my head for 4 days?

Depends...: It could be something simple as a run of the mill headache to something more serious. If it does not improve consult with your doctor. If it is associated with more concerning symptoms such as dizziness, blurry/double vision, etc seek urgent medical attention. ...Read more

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Hello. I have been having this random, sharp, stabbing pain in my head whenever I get up to walk. When I am in a neutral state I feel fine.

Need more info.: TTYD or perhaps try HealthTap prime. The symptom, while very definable, requires more description (& a better understanding of ur medical history) to establish an accurate diagnosis. Possibilities cd include orthostasis - change in BP from pooling blood when standing - to occipital nerve entrapment (in the bk of neck). Where in the head? What have u tried? What probs run in ur family? Qs need ans ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in the right side of my head. Started last friday (1/18) out of nowhere. Changes in intensity, but does not stop. Any ideas?

More information: Need more specifics. Where exactly is the pain and is there tenderness to touch. Any other symptoms such a vision problems, hearing problems, fever, neck stiffness, recent sinus infections or ear infections, etc. You should see your doctor since this has continued now for over 10 days. ...Read more

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Migraine with sudden stabbing pain in the middle of right side of head.

Very common: Migraine is chronic neurological disorder associated with focal neurologic deficit, alterations in cerebral blood flow and headache. The term, migraine, is often used to include a large number of clinical presentations. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in top of head feels like something piercing skin and moving?

Sharp stabbing pain in top of head feels like something piercing skin and moving?

Ice pick headache: If you don't suffer from migraines or cluster headaches then this could be a type of paroxysmal headache called a "stabbing headache" another term used is "ice pick headache" and can occur as a separate entity or be part of a primary headache like migraine or cluster. Consult a neurologist to rule out secondary causes with MRI brain. If you want treatment, consider a trial of Indomethacin 75mg qd ...Read more

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I have had a bad headache for three days. A stabbing pain that comes every few minutes. Located right top if head. Same spot. Very painful! ?

You may have: neuralgia of a specific nerve branch, or local ganglion inflammation, or infection/abscess of the skull. Either way you need to see a healthcare provider with access to CT/MRI to diagnose and treat properly. Please do so immediately, do not wait. ...Read more

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I have had a pain going from upper back into head for 3 weeks then constipation now can't lie down because of severe stabbing pain in upper. Help?

Two problems: 1. Constipation, see your pcp, with the proper diet and otc medicine problem will be solved.
2. Cervical spine inflammatory pain syndrome, caused by: muscle, ligament, joint, nerve.
Rec.: see interventional pain management specialist for a differential diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain at top right of head, BP at 130/80, period in 10 to 11 days. Had headaches last month around same time before period. Shld I wory?

Sharp stabbing pain at top right of head, BP at 130/80, period in 10 to 11 days. Had headaches last month around same time before period. Shld I wory?

Menstrual Migraine: It seems your headaches are related to your menstrual cycle. Suppressing the fluctuations in hormone levels with birth control pills may help ...Read more

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I'm having a sharp and stabbing pain on the left side of my neck shooting up to my head with a burning sensation & a weird sensation throughout my head?

Neck pain: A quick visit to the nearest Emergency facility will take care of you. If things are not working out while in the Emergency facility you will be immediately referred to the hospital for management.
Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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I keep getting a severe stabbing pain in the back of my lower skull/head. It lasts for a few seconds at a time and the pain stays in the same position?

Sounds like: You are pinching a nerve in your upper Cervical Spine (Neck) See your Primary Care Provider who can order a Cervical Spine Xray!!

Good luck
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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My husband has a stabbing pain on top of his head. It doesn't happen all the time but when it does it last about 10 seconds.

My husband has a stabbing pain on top of his head. It doesn't happen all the time but when it does it last about 10 seconds.

See physician: It would be good to see a physician to make sure it is not something serious. There are too many things that is could be to provide options on this setting. ...Read more

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I get pains in my head quite often, in different areas but always feels the same. Like a sharp stabbing pain. What should I do?

I get pains in my head quite often, in different areas but always feels the same. Like a sharp stabbing pain. What should I do?

See a Neurologist: It is important for you to have a thorough evaluation and a Neurologist would be best. This will include a physical examination and likely a MRI. Keep us posted. ...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.

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