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A 40-year-old member asked:

turned the corner too fast and hit my temple. could the artery be damaged?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: Please see the picture.

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A 31-year-old female asked:

I am just curious, is it normal to feel (with your fingertips) the artery above a temple? I can feel the one above my right temple, but not the left.

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes: Temporal artery can be felt on most of the persons , that is normal , if you feel carefully possible to feel on the other side. Some one who has hypertension ( B P ) even easier to feel. Go to your doctor check your BP .

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