What Causes a Stabbing Pain in the Left Temple?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 12, 2020 11:43:21 AM ET

A stabbing pain at the left temple may indicate a 'primary stabbing headache,' commonly referred to as an 'ice pick headache,' according to HealthCentral. Such headaches occur in isolated areas of the head, generally lasting just a few seconds at a time.

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