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Doctor insights on: What Can Cause Sharp Pains In The Head

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What can cause sharp pains in your head when you cough or snezze?

What can cause sharp pains in your head when you cough or snezze?

Strong reaction: A cough or sneeze causes a strong involuntary contraction of all the muscles in they head and neck. You can get pain if there is congestion of the nasal passages or if all these muscles fire at once. ...Read more

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Are tumors and blod clots a common cause of headaches? What can cause sharp brief pains in the head?

Are tumors and blod clots a common cause of headaches? What can cause sharp brief pains in the head?

No!: Headaches are commonly caused by benign conditions such as Migraine and tension headaches which are commonly due to stress. Sharp pains which last less than a minute or two are of no significance and therefore can be safely ignored. If you get anxious about them, they may keep coming back. So try to relax, think positively and reduce your stress level by having adequate sleep and do daily exercis ...Read more

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What causes sharp pains in the head with turning the head too quickly?

See a physician.: You probably have a cervical strain. You should consult your physician. Your symptoms are caused due to muscle spasm. Your physician can prescribe you some nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication and muscle relaxants and or physical therapy which will help to alleviate your pain. ...Read more

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What causes really sharp head pains?

What causes really sharp head pains?

Headaches: There are several reasons behind the occurrence of head pains ranging from genetics, muscle contractions, stress, sleep disorders, teeth grinding, trauma, and different medical illness. ...Read more

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What would cause periodic sharp pains on the left side of head?

Many causes: There are many causes of transient sharp pain on the side of the head. They can be simple and benign causes like TMJ syndrome or referred pain from the teeth or more serious conditions like trigeminal neuralgia or temporal arteritis. See your internist and discuss in detail. ...Read more

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I have tingling on the right side of my head sometimes and sharp pains at other times what causes that?

I have tingling on the right side of my head sometimes and sharp pains at other times what causes that?

Tingling: You may have trigeminal neuralgia, a disorder of the 5th cranial nerve. Or you may be developing shingles on that side. In either case, see your primary care doctor if the problem persists. ...Read more

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What is the cause of sharp pains in the sides of my head and my knees?

What is the cause of sharp pains in the sides of my head and my knees?

See details: They are likely unrelated. The possibilities are endless and you have provided no specifics. If it is a problem, see a doctor and have the problems evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes sharp chest pains when turning your head?

What causes sharp chest pains when turning your head?

Neck mass: Likely inflammation of the lining around your lungs, there could be a mass (tumor) or thyroid swelling that is in the middle of your chest... If this is new, run it by your doctor. You may need a physical exam and perhaps a X-ray . If this chronic - then likely something very atypical. However - checking for tumor inflammation and esophageal reasons maybe appropriate. ...Read more

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My mom has headaches and sharp pains in her head what causes that?

My mom has headaches and sharp pains in her head what causes that?

HEADACHE: How old is your mom? If not relieved by analgesic and recurrent, ct scan is needed to make sure it is not serious. Good luck ! ...Read more