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Stabbing Pain In Forehead
I get zapping, stabbing headache pain in forehead when I lay on my stomach and sometimes when I stand up, what could it be?
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 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
When I press down on or rub my forehead I get a horrible due stabbing pain in my head? What could this be
Unclear: Unclear from description. Other symptoms? See MD soon to sort out. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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.?
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?
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?
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?
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
I have a sharp stabbing pain in the back of my head on the right lower side. What could this be? Never had pain like this before
Family practice: Probably the muscle that attaches at the base of the scull is inflamed or strained. See your dr if it persists. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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?
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
About 3 weeks ago I hit my head barely. This week I had a headache all day on monday in that exact location, now its a stabbing pain on and off. Bad?
No relation: Hard to imagine how minor head bump can cause pain 3 weeks later. If persists, see doctor. ...Read more
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?
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?
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
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