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my right temple hurts

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
TMJ: Common TMJ symptom. Perhaps night time clenching. Other TMJ symptoms include painful or limited oral opening, jaw clicking, If this is you, see TMJ e ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Temple Headache: or Temporal Arteritis. If there is a delay in treating this condition it can cause permanent loss of vision in one eye. Se your PCP for consultation a ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Not likely: This is possible but unlikely. Brain tumors can cause a plethora of symptoms, based mostly on their location and size. Having just pain in your temple ... Read More
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
Not likely: Headaches are often a symptom of brain tumors, but there are many other causes that are more common. There are many possibilities, see your doctor fo ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Ophthalmology: this may either be neuritis ( nerve inflammation ) of the optic nerve or the temporal artery. I strongly suggest ophthalmology evaluation ASAP.
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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Well this is a very sensitive area. You seem to have no other symptoms so stop pressing on this area and see how you do
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See your PCP: for evaluation, tests to rule out Temporal Arteritis and proper diagnosis and treatment. See your doctor ASAP to avoid serious complications.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
23 years experience General Surgery
Worrying won't help: I cannot tell you not to worry. You may do that no matter what I say. It may be a sign of stress or something like that. You might want to make an ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Unusual: This is an unusual symptom secondary to alcohol intake. With what I know I would suspect it could be a sensitivity to alcohol which manifests itself ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Pohlhaus
31 years experience Dentistry
A Few Things: With that history it could be many things...Most likely causes include... 1. Tmj disorder 2. Sinusitis 3.Ear infection i would recommend a md visi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Headache : This could be many things, but you need to see MD to evaluate for cluster headaches, migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, or temporal arteritis. You pot ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Temple: Sounds like a trigeminal neuralgia of which most are dental in origin. Start with your dentist, then if no answer a neurologist

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