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Victoria, TX
A 20-year-old female asked:

if my tempal artery starts beating faster then the other & causes alil pressure & pain around my ear what should i do u can actually feel my artery?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Sounds like: Temporal arteritis, a rather mysterious disease. You need to see a physician.
Dr. Richard Sanders
Vascular Surgery 67 years experience
Impossible: It is not possible for one temporal artery to beat faster than the other. The pulse beat is unlikely the cause of the pressure or pain.

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Last updated Jul 5, 2013

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