A 54-year-old female asked:
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i have suffered r sided head pain for 5 yrs now-daily. i function with meds. i now have swelling and soreness r temple-and tender to touch. i am 54?

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Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Temporal arteritis: Would see your doctor and be checked for temporal arteritis. There may be other reaswons for your discomfort, but that should be checked for.
Answered on Feb 22, 2013

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