A 48-year-old member asked:
What to do if there's constant tight pain in my temples and numbness?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Facial Plastic Surgery 13 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 vision changes (Temporal arteritis) progressive head aches, nerve deficits, or neurologic changes should prompt additional testing.
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