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Temple artery bulging

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. J Roberts
Vascular Surgery 28 years experience
No: Temporal arteries should be palpable normally. Migraine is a vascular headache intra-cranially, yet tenderness can occur extra-cranially. Migraines a... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Anger, maybe: In some people, temporal arteries may bulge when they're angry. There is also a condition called temporal arteritis which has little to do with stres... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Most likely stress.: Most likely your pain is from bruxism(clenching or grinding your teeth). The amount of bruxing is directly proportional to the amount of stress you a... Read More
Dr. James Donley
Dentistry 55 years experience
NO: Tm joints, which every one has two of, do not bring on headaches or pain in the eyes. If you are clenching or grinding your teeth this will cause pain... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
No: No effect on thickness of temporal artery. Temple headaches are common however. See a TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper trai... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Smith
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
This is not a typical presentation of temporal arthritis (TA), especially in a young person like you. It would be very important to look at your compl... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
No: Anything is possible but your description does not suggest this diagnosis. In addition, giant cell arteritis is incredibly rare in a 21 year old.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
If there is no associated pain, headache or vision change, do not concern much. Remind your doctor for a quick exam in the next visit. However, see yo... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 30 years experience
See your provider: If a high quality, well interpreted mra was normal in 2012, another mra will likely not be helpful. Please see your health care provider for further ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
Dentistry 23 years experience
Signs of clenching: You may have wear facets on several teeth (see picture), you may wake up with a tender jaw, you may wake up with a headache, you may have flat teeth ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Normal finding: The temporal arteries and temporal veins lie immediately adjacent to each other. During exercise or increased activity, the arteries will pulsate bec... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
In most this is normal.
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