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I have a sharp pain on the right side of my head (temple) and the pain is getting worse but i've never had this pain before . What does it mean?

I have a sharp pain on the right side of my head (temple) and the pain is getting worse but i've never had this pain before . What does it mean?

How bad do u feel?: If it is the worst headache of your life then you need to report to the er. If it is relieved with tylenol (acetaminophen) or other over the counter medications then it can be watched. Causes of a headache range from the benign to life threatening. Any headache accompanied by numbness, weakness or visual disturbance requires an immediate evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Quick sharp pain almost shocklike in left temple when i turn my head to the right. Pinched nerve?

Quick sharp pain almost shocklike in left temple when i turn my head to the right. Pinched nerve?

Possibly: But whether it's a pinched nerve or something else - there's not much you can do until you are examined and Dx'd. So, that's the 1st step. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in the right side of my head that hurts. It comes and goes and feels like a little pressure on both sides of my temples.

I have a sharp pain in the right side of my head that hurts. It comes and goes and feels like a little pressure on both sides of my temples.

?neuralgia: This could be neuralgia which comes from a scalp nerve that is irritable and is more of a nuisance than a serious disorder. I recommend that you get examined by your pcp however if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Sporadic sharp pain headaches on top of head & temple areas, lasts 5-10 secs each time & often leads to long lasting aches on daily basis. What is it?

Sporadic sharp pain headaches on top of head & temple areas, lasts 5-10 secs each time & often leads to long lasting aches on daily basis. What is it?

Jabs and jolts: There is an older name for these called jabs and jolts. We believe these headaches are mediated through the fifth cranial nerve and simply represent some form of dysfunction of this nerve resulting in the type of headache you're describing. A good headache specialist will be able to guide specific treatment for these as they are not migraines, not tension headaches, and not cluster headaches. ...Read more

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I have hypertension badd ! for the last 3days I have had this sharp pain on the left side of my head (deep behind my temple ) it only when I cough.?

I have hypertension badd ! for the last 3days I have had this sharp pain on the left side of my head (deep behind my temple ) it only when I cough.?

Likely muscular, BUT: Even though the likelihood is low this is an issue other than muscular, if the headache persists tomorrow you should see your doctor for a check up. If the headache worsens tonight head to the er. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

Possible migraine : Migraine like headache can be caused by a bone spur in the nose. A ct scan of the sinuses is indicated and if the spur is present a septoplasty to remove it is indicated. I provide relief to almost 90% of patients with this problem. Visit my website for more information at www. Kevinsmithmd.Com. ...Read more

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