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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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