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

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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
8 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Dr. Theodore Wu
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Dr. Mark Eisenberg
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Trigeminal Neuralgia

This may also be trigeminal neuralgia.
Typical tn is a sharp, intermittent, lancinating pain into the forehead, the cheek or the jaw line. The first line of treatment is and evaluation by a neurolgist and then medication. It is caused by compression of the fifth cranial nerve by a blood vessel next to the brainstem.

In brief: Trigeminal Neuralgia

This may also be trigeminal neuralgia.
Typical tn is a sharp, intermittent, lancinating pain into the forehead, the cheek or the jaw line. The first line of treatment is and evaluation by a neurolgist and then medication. It is caused by compression of the fifth cranial nerve by a blood vessel next to the brainstem.
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
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Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology

In brief: Postherpeticneuralgi

Have you had shingles? This sounds like postherpetic neuralgia, as cranial nerve v(5) is affected.

In brief: Postherpeticneuralgi

Have you had shingles? This sounds like postherpetic neuralgia, as cranial nerve v(5) is affected.
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
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