Avatar universal


I have sever sharp stabbing pains in right side of head. Tylenol, hydrocodone and a shot at the drs. has not helped. this is off and on all day sometimes worse than others. sometimes a continuous pain other times like quick stabbing pains what can cause this and what can be done
2 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
Avatar universal

Its Trigeminal Neuralgia.

They need to start you on Tegretol. The reason the other meds didn't work is because it doesn't work for nerve pain.

Hope you feel better.
Helpful - 0
13725528 tn?1432867944
What did the doctors tell you about the pain? Did they have lab exams conducted on you? If not, its best to seek opinions from other doctors.
Helpful - 0
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Undiagnosed Symptoms Community

Top General Health Answerers
363281 tn?1714899967
Nelson, New Zealand
1756321 tn?1547095325
Queensland, Australia
19694731 tn?1482849837
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Discharge often isn't normal, and could mean an infection or an STD.
In this unique and fascinating report from Missouri Medicine, world-renowned expert Dr. Raymond Moody examines what really happens when we almost die.
Think a loved one may be experiencing hearing loss? Here are five warning signs to watch for.
When it comes to your health, timing is everything
We’ve got a crash course on metabolism basics.
Learn what you can do to avoid ski injury and other common winter sports injury.