A 41-year-old female asked:
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have seen the doc he say i might have temporal arteritis and put me on prednisone but i feel preasure in eyes and head and my bp is elevated.

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Second opinion: Temporal arteritis rarely occurs in individuals under age 40. In many cases, seeking a second opinion is not only warranted, but necessary. Unless your disease is life threatening and requires emergency care, it is never a bad idea to seek a second opinion. Getting a second opinion helps you feel more confident about your diagnosis and treatment plan.
Answered on Sep 4, 2014
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