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    Left temple pain - very short-lived, isolated and irregular bursts throught the day
    An_246535 posted:
    I'm having a very localized and short-lived pain in my left temple. It comes and goes in the same spot- a small area; it lasts only a second or so but reoccurs during the day. It's random and I don't sense anything that triggers it.

    First episodes started at the end of May 2012 and lasted about three or four days, then stopped. It started again a few days ago, quit for two days but started again yesterday and today. I called the local hospital last Wednesday and a nurse on duty thought I might be dehydrated. I met with a doctor in internal medicine last Thursday who suggested if the probelm continues or gets worse, to contact him for further evaluation.

    I've upped my fluids, but I don't think that's the issue. I don't have any other symptoms (blurred vision, nausea, other head pain, etc.); just these quick hitting, localized throbs of pain in the same spot.

    I have lost 55 lbs since last October through diet and exercise; I run and bike a lot so being dehydrated now and then could make sense, but again, I'm not so sure that's the issue.

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