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sharp pain in one side of head comes and goes

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sharp pain in one side of head comes and goes
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
In the temple?
For how long
Any medical problem
other symptoms?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
left side tonight for about 2 hrs
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 3 years ago.
OK
This needs to be examined
Any visual changes or symptoms?
use reply
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
no
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 3 years ago.
OK
Possibilities
migraine
tension headache
daily headache
stabbing headache

Temporal arteritis...and inflammation for the larger arteries...this is less likely because you do not have other symptoms

less likely possibilities such as brain lesion, chronic sinus infection

This needs an examination to make sure you have no neurological findings.
A blood test called a sed rate could rule out hidden infection, arteritis, or hidden tumor.

The other possibilities can all be treated.
Good luck
let me know if you have further questions
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