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Why would your temporal artery in the head, pulse, tremor thoughout the day if it isn't temporal arteritis?

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Dr. William Winget answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Clenching?: Its normal for an artery to pulse. There is blood moving through it every heart beat. Sometimes clenching and grinding your teeth can promote inflammation around this artery, because your temporalis muscle that helps you chew or clench has the temporal artery moving through it.

Answered 2/18/2020

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Dr. Stephen Rothstein answered

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Pulse: Usually is an arthritis but could be blood pressure related or even jaw related. Start by seeing your soctor

Answered 6/24/2015

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