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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?

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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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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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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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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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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