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I do not suffer from headaches -but the last 2 weeks I get

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I do not suffer from headaches -but the last 2 weeks I get shooting pain (sharp) 5-10 times(daily) in my left timble in my head. Only a few times it comes to my right side. It comes every day sometimes more often than other days.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 8 years ago.
do you mean in the temple area of the head?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
by the side of my head(eyes)
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 8 years ago.
This could be from a condition called temporal arteritis. It's due to inflammation of the temporal artery. Often the artery is tender to the touch. Blood work can be done to help make this diagnosis. It's a serious condition as it can lead to loss of vision.
Other possiblities are and inflammed nerve or muscle spasms. You need to see your doctor for this problem. It might be something serious or not, so please get checked.
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
What Type of doctor should I see
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 8 years ago.
I would see an Internist.