This is more common than you may think. Many of my patients have complained about this. They present with severe ear pain and pressure, some eye pain or pressure, pain around the temple area, and sometimes sensitive upper teeth. How could this not be an infection of some sort…. Well the truth is, you may be suffering from temporal tendonitis.
Pain in the Left Temple of the Head: 10 Causes and Treatments
13 Common Causes of Headache Behind Left Eye
Headaches are a source of pain and misery and having a headache behind or above your right eye can be especially distressing. Experiencing pain on the right side of your forehead can feel like extreme pressure that creates a dull ache behind your eye. Sometimes the headache above your right eye can become more intense and feel like stabbing or shooting pains that radiate from the right side of your forehead and cause pain at the back of your head. Depending on the cause of your headache above or behind your eye, you may experience other temporary symptoms. For example, migraines typically affect just one side of your head and can cause flashing lights, nausea, and throbbing pain. If nerves on one side of your head are affected, then you could experience extreme headaches on the affected side. Or, if your headache behind one or both eyes is caused by blocked sinuses, you will also have a stuffy nose and other symptoms of a respiratory infection.
When Pain in the Right Temple Is Something Worse than a Headache
I have a sharp stabbing pain in my left temple and left eye at the same time. This happens every two to three weeks. After the pain diminishes, I can feel something on my eye in the corner. My husband says there is a blood red spot there and seems to be worse each time this happens.
Feeling pressure in your temples? Pressure in your temples can result from tense muscles caused by:. Sometimes, pressure in your temples may be a sign of a more serious problem.