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Temple tightness

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Aizuss
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
Possible: It is possible that the scratches are promoting eye strain which may contribute to the sense of temple tightness and headache. However, there are dis... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Migraine: is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain. This... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Call your MD/DO: You're taking a lot of Advil (ibuprofen)?Ibuprofen which can be causing a lot of your peripheral symptoms. Call your PCP. If he/she's not available,... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Cold: If symptoms have been going on for longer than 10 days see your doctor for a possible sinus infection.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Sinus symptoms: Sounds like sinus congestion /pressure, not necessarily bacterial infection. Hydrate, steam; talk to md re: meds, if appropriate for you. Be careful w... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Not usually: Migraines don't usually cause "white spots" on the brain. Hypodense lesions could be the result of multiple sclerosis among other illnesses. Please as... Read More
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Cold for 2 wks: You may have developed a secondary sinus infection. Call your doctor for advice on what to do.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Taylor Pollei
Facial Plastic Surgery 12 years experience
Possibly severe: The most likely issue might be dental or TMJ, but clenching/grinding teeth (bruxism) can be stress related as well. Additional symptoms such as visio... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Tension headaches...: Your head is covered with very thin muscles that in moments of stress can get tight and cause headaches. The fact that you mention that you are suffer... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Not permanent.: Get them adjusted just so they're more comfortable day to day. But that won't cause any permanent damage to the temples, which are bone.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Get corrective lens: If you're not wearing glasses, or contact lenses to correct your astigmatism, it may be tightening the muscles around your forehead and temples. You m... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Tension headache: It sounds like you probably have tension headache. Tension headaches and acne are often caused by or worsened by stress. The University of Maryland M... Read More

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