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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 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
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 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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Dr. Jerry Light
36 years experience Vascular Surgery
Maybe not : There is a condition called temporal arteritis that can cause tenderness in that area. This is a blood vessel disease due to inflammation. See your do ... Read More
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Dr. Jerry Brown
53 years experience Prosthodontics
Chronic Head Pain: Good day; Could there be a stress component to your chronic pain? Are either of your temporomandibular joints tender to pressure(palpation) ? Consider ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Iulia Enacopol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Need consultation: Hello From your description it looks like there is nothing seen on your skin like a rash or lesion and no trauma. Frequently Shingles can start like t ... Read More
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Dr. Lisa Rankin
25 years experience ADHD and Autism
Possible nerve pain: Your pain sounds like nerves may be involved/ inflamed. That is a common area to have a nerve get inflamed and cause pain along it course. Also a comm ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Temporal arteritis?: Until proved otherwise. It can happen at your age. I suspect there is a different explanation, but a visit to your physician is in order. The tenderne ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
24 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 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Temples hurt chewing: Discuss with your Dr and ask about Temporal-mandibular problems.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gilardetti
29 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It's possible: Headaches are often a nonspecific symptom; meaning that they occur in response to many different insults such as stress, infection, trauma to an unrel ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Impossible to: tell over the internet. Discuss w/your doctor at a visit.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Tough to say: This could be dry eyes or sinus related. Likely this is not coming from the eyes themselves and this is actually referred pain. When you squeeze your ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't know why: Have your blood pressure checked , also blood tests to rule out temporal arteritis. See your doctor to get evaluated. Temporal arteritis is serious a ... Read More

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