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A 28-year-old female asked:

minor dull cramp for 2 days on right side of temple (head). not painful. not cured by nsaids. tension headache? any helpful tips to get rid of it?

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Dr. Eric Kusher
Holistic Medicine 38 years experience
Careful with this: If tender to touch, and you may feel a "ropy" feeling, have it checked out professionally. Most likely referred pain from muscle spasm, but rule out temporal arteritis.
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
Try: Try excedrin migraine and an ice pack over the temple. Persistent headaches should be examined as temporal arteritis could be a cause as well as other entities. If no better please seek prompt emergency room care

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