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Temples hurt to touch

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
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
Pain Management 37 years experience
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
Peripheral Vascular Sugery 37 years experience
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
Dr. Jerry Brown
Prosthodontics 54 years experience
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
Dr. Lisa Rankin
ADHD and Autism 26 years experience
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
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
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
General Surgery 25 years experience
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gilardetti
30 years experience
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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 34 years experience
Tension Headache: The symptoms that you are describing is consistent with a muscle spasm or tension type of pain. Rubbing the temple or perhaps taking a muscle relaxan... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
family medicine 15 years experience
EEG: Having an eeg is painless and safe. Eeg's are not known to cause headaches. The cause of your headache is most likely not from an eeg.
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