Doctor insights on: What causes sharp pain at temple in head

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What causes sharp pain in temple three days in a row.?

What causes sharp pain in temple three days in a row.?

Hard to say: One sided localized pain could be caused by several different possibilities
eye strain arthritis if it is still an issue see your doctor quickly. ...Read more

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Coughing causes sharp pain in temple with double vision sometimes temporary blindness lasting approximately 30 seconds to a couple of minutes?

Coughing causes sharp pain in temple with double vision sometimes temporary blindness lasting approximately 30 seconds to a couple of minutes?

Tell your doctor: Transitory raised intracranial pressure can cause diplopia and visual loss. Coughing raises your ICP. Need to check for cerebral masses and aneurysm or idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Its important to have your head scanned before a lumbar puncture to check baseline spinal fluid pressure is attempted to exclude a mass. A good neuro exam, eye exam and BP assessment should be done first. ...Read more

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Been getting a pain, more like an ache cause its not a sharp pain, about an inch down from my right temple, above ear. Comes and goes. What could it b

Been getting a pain, more like an ache cause its not a sharp pain, about an inch down from my right temple, above ear. Comes and goes. What could it b

TMJ: Your pain might be related to several different factors. Grinding or clenching your teeth, day or night, could cause muscle spasm. Avoiding chewing gum, using moist heat and otc pain meds can provide relief. It could also be caused by a problem in your neck. Posture issues such as working at a computer a lot can cause neck and shoulder muscle spasms causing trigger points. See a dentist or pt. ...Read more

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What could cause a loud cracking sound and a sharp pain in my head?

What could cause a loud cracking sound and a sharp pain in my head?

TMJ: This may be TMJ symptoms. The sound is from the disc in the joint popping back into place as your jaw opens. The pain is from the nerves in the tissue that are stretched and pinched when the disc is pushed out of place. ...Read more

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What could cause an isolated, sharp pain in the back right side of the head? It happens about once or twice per hour and lasts for 10-15 seconds.

Hard to say: If the pain is sharp and lasts just a short time as you say it usually is a musculoskeletal irritation that can cause these types of shocks. Need more information as to whether you can palpate a tender area and whether there is any pain that is constant. If persists or gets worse then it should be seen by your Dr. So further questions can be discussed and evaluated. I hope this helped. ...Read more

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Ever since last night I've been getting these quick 5-10 second attacks of sharp pain in the back left of my head, localized to one area. Cause?

Ever since last night I've been getting these quick 5-10 second attacks of sharp pain in the back left of my head, localized to one area. Cause?

Hard to say: Perhaps a vascular spasm.?? Hard to say without an exam and good history. Did you have any head injury? Need some more information. Try symptomatic treatment like ice to see if this helps ...Read more

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On the right side of my head has a sharp pain and when I lay down or bend down the sharp pain gets worse and I don't know what would cause this pain?

On the right side of my head has a sharp pain and when I lay down or bend down the sharp pain gets worse and I don't know what would cause this pain?

Sinus or headache: If blurred vision, imbalance, getting worse get mdi of brain to be sure no tumor, if sinus congestion could be that, if sleep apnea[snores, wakes gagging], morbidly obese, high blood pressure could be that or lack of sleep, , stress. if excedrin doesn't work or gets worse, have someone drive you to the e.r., if sinus congestion ; use nasal saline, flonase, antihistamine /decongestant ...Read more

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What would cause me to get sharp pain when I laugh in my head on both sides?

Explanation: When you laugh you consume a lot of O2 / oxygen, and this is can cause of your headache. The excess of O2, I mean. Just laugh and enjoy your life. ...Read more

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Bending, forceful movement, getting up from laying down, this all causes a sharp pain on the sides of my head.

Head pain: Hard to say. Is the headache there when you aren't bending or stooping? Have upper airways and sinuses evaluated, and review all meds, particularly those for depression. And have headache diary to allow timing of headache. ...Read more

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Sporadically I have a sharp pain right side of head and chest at the same time. Lasts anywhere 5-30 sec. My dr couldn't answer as to what causes it?

R/O Cardiac: There could be several causes for your symptoms but cardiac pain can radiate to the neck and face. You should have a complete medical eval. ...Read more

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What could cause a sharp pain on shaft/head of penis?

What could cause a sharp pain on shaft/head of penis?

Here are some. ..: The provided info is not enough to offer sensible answer. But, roughly, one can say the pain is related with local irritation from urethra - especially prostate urethra or from so-called referring ache from disorders of nearby nerves, muscles, or joints. To differentiate what they may be, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of the pain over time to Doc... ...Read more

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Could sharp pain in top of head and lihgtheadedness be caused from allergies?

Possible cause: Allergies can cause persistent nasal congestion/blockage of sinuses and thus can cause sinus infection. Sphenoid sinusitis, not as common as maxilary/frontal/ethmoid sinusitis, but can result from poorly controlled allergies resulting headache/pain to top of head, and may cause some dizziness at times etc. So it is possible. I would consult to have an eval to make sure.
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Sharp pain in my neck when I tilt my head back. Happened twice at work what's the cause?

Sharp pain in my neck when I tilt my head back. Happened twice at work what's the cause?

Muscle spasm: Use ice and take ibuprofen for discomfort. Seek professional evaluation if condition persists. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain all up my back, jaw, and back of head, what could cause this? It just started like an hr ago, & its on and off.

I have a sharp pain all up my back, jaw, and back of head, what could cause this? It just started like an hr ago, & its on and off.

Back, jaw, neck pain: See a doctor/urgent care / ER. Immediately. Fever? Worse with breathing? Dizziness? Any medical problems? Urinary problems?

Could be less serious spasm from bowel, esophagus, reflux (responds to mylanta), muscular due to position, or more serious gallbladder, ovarian, clots, or heart/vascular if you have an underlying disease, like marfans/ erhlers danlos. ...Read more

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Turn my head l & r (normal speed) & I get a sharp pain on the r side of my chest. Pain remains w/ deep breaths. 2days now. What can cause this pain?

Turn my head l & r (normal speed) & I get a sharp pain on the r side of my chest. Pain remains w/ deep breaths. 2days now. What can cause this pain?

Chest wall: The behavior of pain appears to be related to motion, i.e., neck movement and breathing. Pleuritic pain is elicited by breathing. But your pain also comes on with turning your head right and left. Anything related to chest wall most likely leads to your symptoms. Please see a physician if this persists. ...Read more

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Whatmwould cause a pain shooting from right side of neck up into head and down the arm? Sharp pain.

Pinched nerve: Occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues. The common symptoms are numbness, sharp, aching or burning pain, which may radiate outward to your ear, eye, pharynx and extremities. Treatment: physical therapy, medications, cognitive behavioral therapy and acupuncture. The treatment is usually effective and no need to die. Rec.: see a pain management specialist. ...Read more