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I have been having sharp pains in my temple on the right side the last few days. Could that be sinus issues?

Maybe...: ...But could be several other things as well. Migranes and temporal arteritis come to mind. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I keep getting these sharp pains in my temple and the right side if my brain. Is this something I should be concerned about or get medical attention?

I keep getting these sharp pains in my temple and the right side if my brain. Is this something I should be concerned about or get medical attention?

See below: Depends on how long you have had the pain and whether you have other symptoms such as blurring vision, weakness, or other deficits. If pain doesn't improve see your physician. ...Read more

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3 days only got 10 hours of sleep sharp pains in my temple, back of my eye over my right side forehead only that hurt movin makes it worse any ideas?

See Doctor: What your describing could be a condition referred to as temporal arteritis. This needs immediate evaluation, including blood work. If it turns out to be this, then treatment is also indicated. Failure to treat can lead to blindness in some cases. ...Read more

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My tooth pain is causing sharp pains in my temple and eye. Is this normal? Cant get into dentist for a month..

My tooth pain is causing sharp pains in my temple and eye. Is this normal? Cant get into dentist for a month..

See a dentist ASAP: This may be Trigeminal neuralgia as you have typical one sided facial pain extending to temple and eye? This may be infected tooth or sinus infection? Proper diagnosis is a key to a successful treatment. See a dentist ASAP! ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what can be causing persistent sharp pains in temple area?

Can anyone tell me what can be causing persistent sharp pains in temple area?

Temple pain: Probable muscle spasm or neuritis. Could be related to TMJ. Try a soft diet for one week, take some Motrin, consider mouth guard. No hard foods or candies, No howling. No gum chewing. ...Read more

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Why do I get sharp pains from my neck to my temple?

Why do I get sharp pains from my neck to my temple?

Doctor can evaluate: Unusual face pain or headache needs a doctor's evaluation. Someone with such symptoms should bring a diary to his doctor, listing the aches and pains, how long each lasted, what medicine was used, what activities were done that day, which foods eaten, etc... In the face area are nerves that can cause pain, the TMJ (jaw joint), sinuses in the bones, etc... The ENT and neurology doctors can help. ...Read more

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Why sometimes my left side of my head hurts by my temple? I have slight sharp pains. It doesn't feel like a headache. It would happen then go away

Neuralgia: Neuralgia is a condition causing sharp, shooting pains coming from nerves in the scalp area and not from brain pathology. They are more of a nuisance disorder than anything serious. If symptoms worsen have your md check you and order any pertinent tests however. ...Read more

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Have sharp stabbing pains on the right side of my head above my temple. My skin hurts to touch as well as my hair. This is been going on for two day?

Possible nerve pain: Your pain sounds like nerves may be involved/ inflamed. That is a common area to have a nerve get inflamed and cause pain along it course. Also a common place to see shingles which also involves nerves. I have also seen Bell's Palsy be preceded by these types of SX. A more detailed consultation could help determine cause. See your provider or use a HealthTap Dr for Inbox consult. ...Read more

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I've been getting random sharp/shooting pains right in my temple and behind my left eye. Sometimes it causes a headache or sometimes its quick.

I've been getting random sharp/shooting pains right in my temple and behind my left eye. Sometimes it causes a headache or sometimes its quick.

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Hi doctor. I have constant headaches, sometimes there are sharp pains around the temple area, I also experience dizziness and light headed sometimes?

Eating Often: Are you eating often enough? This could be due to lack of water or even lack of food. Try increasing your water intake first and let me know what your diet consists of and I will help you from there :]. ...Read more

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BEEN getting Sharp stabbing pains on right Side between my temple and EaR. That area including My EYE Feels Bruised. What Could it be? Been a WeEK now

BEEN getting Sharp stabbing pains on right Side between my temple and EaR. That area including My EYE Feels Bruised. What Could it be? Been a WeEK now

Temporal Arteritis?: 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 ASAP. ...Read more

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What is this pain in my temple that is sharp?

What is this pain in my temple that is sharp?

A few things: Could be due to migraines or food sensitivities. Could be secondary to stress or medication rebound. While you are young, it is still worth getting evaluated as severe temple pain can be associated with some serious complications, such as vision problems that you would want to avoid. ...Read more

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I have a pain on the right corner of my head next to my temple never felt it before, not sharp but dull, what can this be?

I have a pain on the right corner of my head next to my temple never felt it before, not sharp but dull, what can this be?

Get checked: Get your R TM joint, your R ear, and your frontal sinus, as well as associated musculature checked. A toxin or pathogen could have settled at these sites causing you the pain. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my temple and jawline?

I have a sharp pain in my temple and jawline?

TMJ: Most likely you have tmj, especially if pain is worse with talking or chewing, so try not to talk much, do not chew anything hard or rubbery. But you should see a doctor to make sure there is no other problems, like temporal arteriitis (very unusual in your age group, but still needs too be considered). ...Read more

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Why did I have a sharp stabbing pain in my temple for 5 seconds it worried me

Why did I have a sharp stabbing pain in my temple for 5 seconds it worried me

Symptoms Seconds: I have a hard time diagnosing the cause of symptoms such as yours that are very intermittent and last only seconds. It could be so many things that I hazard to guess. We usually have to wait until it becomes more pronounced to figure it out. Fortunately most of these are not significant. ...Read more

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I've been getting sharp headaches on my temple areas. Comes on and off for a few seconds but repeatedly any ideas why?

Tension: 2 possibilities I think of: muscle spasms in scalp because of tension or sinus pressure if you have sinus problems (nasal congestion, sneezing, throat clearing). ...Read more

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Pain that would come and go in head was not sharp but not dull between top of ear and temple, not right on my temple, lasted for about 2-3 minutes?

Pain that would come and go in head was not sharp but not dull between top of ear and temple, not right on my temple, lasted for about 2-3 minutes?

Headaches that: Are brief and intermittent have most often been attributed to irritation or activation of the branches of the trigeminal nerve, a nerve that supplies the side of the face and forehead. Other possible causes include tumor within the brain (usually meningioma or pituitary adenoma), giant cell arteritis, stroke, etc. And imaging should be performed. Treatment often not needed or Rx indomethacin. ...Read more

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My left side of my temple now and then comes a minor sharp pain. It's been happening for a second day now. What is it from? You think tiredness?

Fatigue and stress: This can, for some, be a form of stress, tension headache. If it is not persistent, or associated with other symptoms such as vomiting, dizziness or focal neurological symptoms, then likely related to tension. ...Read more

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Last night I had sudden sharp pain on my left temple that would come and go. This morning my temple is sore/achy?

Hopefully it will: Go away by itself. If it persists beyond 2-3 days, you need to see a physician to rule out a condition called temporal arteritis. This is a potentially serious condition that could take away your eyesight. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I feel faint a little nauseous and my head feels heavy and right around my temple and around my neck what could that mean?

I feel faint a little nauseous and my head feels heavy and right around my temple and around my neck what could that mean?

Hedache: You could be suffering from frontal or occipital hedache or both, most likely stress induced. Also you need to get vision check up. If you develop site defect, which is unrecognised you get similar hedaches. Atypical migraine also could cause similar hedache. Consult your physician. ...Read more