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Sharp pain on top right side of head?

If someone could help me that would be amazing! I don't know if I should get this checked out or if it's something small but the past few days I've been getting random sharp pains on the right top side of my head. It'll hit me and go in and out for like 30 seconds and then go away.. it's on and off all day like every 30 mins or something. Does anyone know what it could be?

Sharp pain in right side of head?

Back in the beginning of December I suddenly had a horrible headache that lasted an hour or 2. This was by far the worse pain I have ever felt in my life. I felt like my brain was going to explode and called my husband home from work. I did not tell him exactly how bad it was because the pain was bad enough I could not bear the thought of actually getting to the doctors or the hospital. Crazy and stupid, I know. I am 34 years old. Good health. Eat healthy and exercise about 5 days a week. Mother of 3. Since then I have had more frequent headaches in different locations i.e. behind the eyes, lower back of head, temples, and just all over. Headaches come on very suddenly without warnings. About 2 weeks ago I went from fine to I turned my eyes and became so dizzy I could not stand. This lasted a few hours and I had to go to bed with eyes closed because things would not quit spinning.
I do have upper wisdom teeth that will be coming out soon and I also have TMJ.
I have been having more problems lately that I have attributed to my TMJ. Pressure in the right ear, sore jaw, pressure headaches behind eyes. Last night laying down with my husband I started to get a sharp piercing pain that would hit so quick it would make me jump and it would only last for a second with a pressure that would linger after wards. These pains were anywhere from every minute to spaced out with a 5 minute gap. The sharp pains continued this morning with blurred vision, tiredness, and a pressure like headache. My parents are urging me to go to the hospital but can't help but feel that would be pointless. Has anyone had problems like this that they can help me to possibly understand what might be going on? Thank you.

Sudden sharp pain on right side of head?

I have a history of migraine running in my family as well.Okay this thing started happening about two weeks ago that I was sitting in my room relaxed when I moved my head quickly I felt this stabbing pain on the right side of my head behind my right temple, it was so sharp and unpredictable that I literally didnt know what to do lol.But it lasted for 5 to 6 seconds and after that I was normal. I tried moving my head again like that but it didnt come that day. Since that day whenever I make quick and sudden moves this pain comes in what could this be? I know I should be consulting a doctor about this but if its normal for a person with migraine I dont want to create a fuss out of it by going to doc for checking. Any ideas?

What could cause a sharp, stabbing pain in the right sinus that extends up to the right eyebrow and hurts more when the person leans over, with no other symptoms. What could it be?

Sinus infection. Having experienced exactly this, almost certainly.Keep alert for other symptoms. Fever isn’t very common, but congestion and dark yellow or green mucus are.Go see a doctor to determine if you should be taking antibiotics or a more high-powered decongestant.In the meantime, you can take ibuprofen for the pain and Sudafed (pseudoephedrine) or Mucinex-D (not both, as the mucinex-D contains guafenesin AND psuedoephedrine) for the congestion.Note: Check the active ingredients in your decongestant. You really do need a decongestant that contains actual pseudoephedrine (the product in original Sudafed). Products marketed to replace pseudoephedrine (since it’s being more carefully controlled due to meth production) are typically not effective.Example: it’s debatable whether phenylephrine (sold as Sudafed PE) is actually more effective than placebo, even though it’s widely sold as an alternative to sudafed, and it can cause other issues like rebound congestion.

What causes a sharp pain in the right side of my head?

Headaches can cause a dull throbbing or an intense ache and pain in different areas, including the right side of your scalp, base of your skull, and your neck, teeth, or eyes. While headaches can be uncomfortable, they are unlikely to be “brain pain.” The brain and skull don’t have nerve endings, so they won’t cause pain directly. Instead, a wide range of factors can affect headaches, from lack of sleep to caffeine withdrawal.Causes of headaches on the right sideHeadaches are most commonly caused from factors like:stressfatigueskipping mealsmuscle problems in your neckmedication side effects, such as long-term use of over-the-counter (OTC) pain medicineInfections and allergiesSinus infections and allergies can also cause headaches. Headaches resulting from sinus infections are the result of inflammation, which leads to pressure and pain behind your cheekbones and forehead.Excessive use of medication to treat headaches can actually cause headaches. This is the most common secondary headache disorder, and it affects up to 5 percent of the population. Medication overuse headaches tend to be worst upon awakening.Occipital neuralgia: There are two occipital nerves in the spine of your upper neck that run through the muscles to your scalp. Irritation of one of these nerves can cause shooting, electric, or tingling pain. Often the pain will be on only one side of your headTemporal arteritis: This is a condition in which you have inflamed or damaged arteries that supply blood to your head and brain. This pressure can cause other symptoms such as vision impairment, shoulder or hip pain, jaw pain, and weight loss.Trigeminal neuralgia: This is a chronic condition that affects the nerve that carries sensation from your face to your brain. The slightest stimulation on your face may trigger a jolt of pain.Other causesMore serious causes of headaches that can occur on only one side include:traumaaneurysmtumors, which can be both benign or malignant (cancerous)Only a doctor can diagnose the cause of your headaches.

Stabbing pains on the left side of my head?

I woke up this morning, and right after breakfast I was getting ready to go to the store and right before I walked out I got this sharp stabbing pain on the left side of my head above the eye but the whole left upper side, not really the back side. It hurts like hell when it does occur, but then it goes away for a few minutes, maybe an hour and it's back again. Sometimes it's like a sharp stab pain other times it goes up gradually and then it goes away.

Any thoughts? I will go see my doc tomorrow. What could this be? It just started today. I can bare the pain, it just sucks when it happens without notice it's almost like my left eye gets blurry from the pain and I get all sleepy. Like right now, I will go take a nap haha. I'm so tired =[.


How can I treat a pain on the right side of my head above my ear?

I am writing this based on 30 years of my own experience of reducing migraine headaches sans medicines. So, this is a proven method, which can be used by all migraine-affected people, with zero side effects. It reduces the frequency of migraine attacks substantially, for sure. Here is my simple but very very effective remedy to prevent/reduce migraine headaches:always cover your eyes with a good-quality pair of sunglasses & also cover your head with a comfortable cap/hat, whenever you go out in the sun/in any kind of glare. Wear the sun-glasses & the cap/hat all the time when you are outdoors, or when you feel that the glare is too much to bear;Eat something at your daily-intake times, without exceptions. What you eat & how much you eat is secondary. What is vital is to feed your stomach at regular intervals, or at/around the time you normally consume food everyday. This eradicates the ill-effects of bile & prevents headaches;Do not keep awake late at night. Ideally, a 11 pm to 6 am sleep is desirable. Also, try to stick to your daily routine, to the extent feasible & avoid erratic daily routines as far as you can;Keep stress as low/less as feasible. Try your best & then, accept the results coolly. Worrying over what is beyond your control is a invitation to migraine headaches;Have more fruits, salads, nuts & other natural foods. Avoid processed/non-veg./fried foods, or consume as less of it as may be possible;For peace of mind, do meditation (focus on breathing) daily, morning & night. Vipassana meditation is very good;Keep this attitude as regards the results, after putting in your best efforts: 0% expectations & 100% acceptance. This will reduce stress & thus, reduce the frequency & intensity of headaches. Do your best & then, accept the outcome with grace & equanimity. This attitude will reduce headaches.

Sharp head pain on right side lasts only few seconds-what is it?

I can be a type of Neuralgia in the head. Mine started as you explained above, I have trigeminal neuralgia. Have it chedked out with a neurologist or a least your primary care doctor. Even go to ER if you have no doctor. Email me if you want.

Here is a definition:

Imagine having a jab of lightning-like pain shoot through your face when you brush your teeth or put on makeup. Sound excruciating? If you have trigeminal neuralgia, attacks of such pain are frequent and can often seem unbearable.

You may initially experience short, mild attacks, but trigeminal neuralgia can progress, causing longer, more frequent bouts of searing pain. These painful attacks can be spontaneous, but they may also be provoked by even mild stimulation of your face, including brushing your teeth, shaving or putting on makeup. The pain of trigeminal neuralgia may occur in a fairly small area of your face, or it may spread rapidly over a wider area.

Because of the variety of treatment options available, having trigeminal neuralgia doesn't necessarily mean you're doomed to a life of pain. Doctors usually can effectively manage trigeminal neuralgia, either with medications or surgery.

An attack of trigeminal neuralgia can last from a few seconds to about a minute. Some people have mild, occasional twinges of pain, while other people have frequent, severe, electric-shock-like pain. The condition tends to come and go. You may experience attacks of pain off and on all day, or even for days or weeks at a time. Then, you may experience no pain for a prolonged period of time. Remission is less common the longer you have trigeminal neuralgia.

People who have experienced severe trigeminal neuralgia have described the pain as:

Lightning-like or electric-shock-like
Like having live wires in your face
Trigeminal neuralgia usually affects just one side of your face. The pain may affect just a portion of one side of your face or spread in a wider pattern. Rarely, trigeminal neuralgia can affect both sides of your face, but not at the same time.

I have a very strong stabbing pain on the left side of my head just above the ear. It lasts for few seconds only but the pain is excruciating. I am too scared to consult a doctor. What is the reason behind this?

Why are you scared to consult a doctor. Maybe it is nothing serious and you will have nothing to worry. And if there is a problem, then get yourself treated nd you will be free of pain. Have you been trying to "google " your symptoms ? Well , google will give you hundreds of options ranging from brain tumor to Trigeminal Neuralgia to Migraine . See a doctor and set your mind at rest .