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I have a sharp stabbing pain that just came on suddenly at

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I have a sharp stabbing pain that just came on suddenly at my left temple
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  healthydoc replied 4 years ago.

healthydoc :

Hello and thank you for your question.

healthydoc :

Besides pain is your vision affected?

healthydoc :

Any history of migraines?

healthydoc :

please do not rate service as I am asking further information. Thank you.

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Can you please provide further information instead of rating service. Thank you.

Expert:  healthydoc replied 4 years ago.
Based pn your description if you have sharp stabbing pain and if comes for few seconds than it is likely related to ice pick headaches. If it is consistent and constant than it is related to migraine headaches. Usually ice pick headaches are responsive to medication called indomethacin. While migraines are responsive to medication like imitrex.

Please get back to me if you have any further questions, Thank you.
Expert:  healthydoc replied 4 years ago.
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