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Ache In Left Temple
For last 1.5 years, A dull ache in left temple & sometimes in left upper molars. Pain comes and goes evey 2-3 days. My left hand also hurts on pushing?
Headache, hand pain: They probably aren't related. Do you grind your teeth at night? That could be causing the chronic jaw/temple pain. You could try a night-time bite guard to see if that helps. If not, see a doctor about chronic headaches. See your dentist too! For the hand, rest it as much as you can for the next couple of weeks. If it doesn't improve, see your doctor. ...Read more
I've been having pain in my left arm and a head aches, mainly in my left temple does this mean anything!
Thoughts...: We think of things like giant cell arteritis which can give you one-sided arm pain, headaches - it would also affect your vision. Pain you describe could also be radiating from your neck. Neck spasms could cause pain up the left side of head and then also can give you pain down the left arm. ...Read more
I have strong pulsing in left temple. It seems to make my left eye shake when I close the right one. Also neck ache and head pain in left temple.
Left temple very slightly sore to press, and better than a few days ago, but still there with no other symptoms, should I worry?
Improving: It is good sign that it is improving! Did you have trauma? Monitor and see if it completely resolved for it appears you are getting better ...Read more
Hit left temple hard. Week later woke up extremely off balance only on left side tho after laying on temple that was hit it aches Dizziness epesodes?
Need to see MD: This could be neurologic injury. You need to see you physician and may need to a neurologist ...Read more
Last night I had sudden sharp pain on my left temple that would come and go. This morning my temple is sore/achy?
Hopefully it will: Go away by itself. If it persists beyond 2-3 days, you need to see a physician to rule out a condition called temporal arteritis. This is a potentially serious condition that could take away your eyesight. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Sore left head temple. It only hurts to touch or when I chew gum. I exercised yesterday and woke up with left temple being sore. No other sympytoms?
Temporal arteritis?: Until proved otherwise. It can happen at your age. I suspect there is a different explanation, but a visit to your physician is in order. The tenderness and the pain on chewing ("jaw claudication") will be familiar to all healthtap physicians as warnings. ...Read more
I have had pain in my left temple for a few days and it seems to be getting worse. I also have muscle and body aches and pains please tell me what is?
Headache top left side radiating to left temple. Skin on top left tingling/sensation of heat. Symptoms for 3 days. Ache not constant; tingling/heat is.?
There are many aspects that go into determining the cause of head pain. Is it new? Does it radiate from one area to another? What makes it better or worse? What is your response to medication? How severe is it?
At your age, certain headache causes are more likely, such as migraine or cervicogenic pain (from disc or degenerative neck). You need to talk to a headache specialist. ...Read more
I hit my left temple pretty hard today on some wood and it had been hurting all day. I have a head ache and throbbing. It hurts when I chew?
Head injury: If you can chew that is a good sign. Are your teeth OK? Unlikely a jaw fracture if that is OK, however, if symptoms are not improving in a couple days get checked. As far as head injury, if you did not pass out and as long as you are not on some blood thinner the headache can be treated with Tylenol (acetaminophen) and rest. If worsening headache, vomiting or you feel weak on one side get checked. ...Read more
My left temple is sore to touch. I don't think I have hit it, but only notice when I press it. Could it be bruised or is it something else? I am 20.
Depends: Sometimes tension headaches and sinus problems can cause soreness along the temples. If it continues, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
2 wks left temple aches!! Bad! And random times my face starts burning and gets red. Like an allergic reaction. Now lower left side of abdomen aches?
Not allergic: You need to see your doctor about this problem. It does not appear to be an allergic one. ...Read more
Left temple area. For the past few days i'd wake up with my temple area feeling sore. It comes and goes when I'm chewing, yawning or moving my jaw.
I have a large lesion/sore on my left temple. It's about the size of a silver dollar, red around the edges, and draining yellow puss and clear fluids.
Get attention: I would see a doctor sounds like it needs some treatment, it will not get better by it self you are already taking couple antibiotics and still having problems. ...Read more
Throbbing pain in my left temple for two weeks. Cant sleep. Left top part of head has a numbing ache to it as well.
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Migraines 4 long time, but last June, got one that left my left temple area sore, &have had several since, involes left eye too, scared of temp. Art?
Be seen: If your concern is about temporal arteritis, you should be seen promptly for an evaluation. Major morbidity can occur in about 20% of patients diagnosed with temporal arteritis so early diagnosis is very important. ...Read more
I have reoccuring sore heads for 6 months at left temple, minor left earache and lump under left jaw that comes and goes?
Med eval: After 6 months without resolution, evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more
Hi for the last week IV had a headache that won't go away, pain in left temple behind the left eye and sore left side of face. Also get dizziness?
I had an ear ache about 4 days ago and now I'm getting quick sharp pains in my left temple and the back of head. I rarely get headaches. Help?
See below: Any sinus congestion? Earache may have been part of URI including sinuses, which can cause referred pain to back of head. Try nasal irrigation with saline spray. If not being treated for high blood pressure, might add decongestant. Nsaid (advil/motrin/aleve/etc) can reduce pain & inflammation. If develop fever &/or purulent nasal discharge, see pcp for further evaluation. ...Read more
Headache left temple 2 mths ago, after, had sore spot in head, lasted few days, went away, those symptoms gone but slight eye and cheek discomfort, worry?
There's no need for: Worry right now, but there is need for concern and action. Sinus problems, migraine & tension headaches and temporal can cause such symptoms. Migraine & tension headache and sinus problems are treatable but usually not serious. Temporal arteritis, however, is often serious if NOT treated promptly. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
I have severe pain left side if head and ear ache left ear comes and goes can be very painfull and tender to touch around temple area?
Should be seen: Sever pain in any part of the body is concerning and should be checked out. Pain on the temporal area can come from an ear infection, a problem with your TMJ joint, or even be from inflammation of your arteries that can lead to loss of your vision. Patient should not delay being seen by either their primary md or and ent. ...Read more
I have a sore left ear, sore head at left temple area and tongue is very sore at left side also &lump under left jaw?
See dentist: You could have several things going on. Could have an infection, you could be grinding your teeth, you could be putting your tongue between your teeth subconsciously to relieve possible TMJ discomfort. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
I have persistent headaches and congestion for a little over a week. Now my left temple is extremely sore and my left eye stings?
Get a doctors help: It sounds like you could have a sinus infection, but headaches shouldn't be messed around with. Please call your doctor and get seen tomorrow, ok? ...Read more
I have a small mole on the left temple. It has raised up like a small nipple, darkened and gone slightly sore to touch. Is this a problem?
Yes.: You probably need a biopsy to rule out malignancy. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Flu-like symptoms (fever, aches) 2 days ago that have since subsided. Today I feel fine - no fever, but swollen vein left temple. Temporal arteritis?
On amitriptyline for headaches at left temple area, throat and neck pain also? Reoccurring sore throats for 8 mths. What could this be?
Pain in left ear and up around left temple and forehead. Left head and temple are warm and tender to the touch; throat sore yesterday; no congestion?
Get checked: Recommend that you get checked, your left ear, left TM Joint, your frontal and maxillary sinuses for infection. ...Read more
Hi. Was trying to sleep, grinding teeth off/on then felt burning sensation & tingling near temple area. Then in bed, woke up. Palpations, & tingling, burning ache everywhere? Could TMJ cause this?
TMJ not the cause:
TMJ would not be a cause of palpitations and aching all over.
Why not clear the TMJ?
Draw a vertical line on your mirror.
practice relaxing your jaw so that it opens midline.
see www. Grossaninstitute. Com for more details. ...Read more
Pain behind 1 eye and temple on left side sometimes it kind of jabs in my temple and other time just aches. It's been like this for almost 3 months?
Infection: Could be infection. Go see ophthalmologist. Could be zoster. ...Read more
I have been having jaw pains, ear ache, and pains by my temple and ear on the left side for about a week now, what could that be cause from.
I experienced a sub congentival hemmorage in my left eye 3 days ago. Since, I have intense pressure in head, sore, large temple, left and ow bad hea?
Multiple symptoms: See u pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
Had a subcongentival hemmorage, . Since, head has intense pressure, ringing ears, sore temple left, steadily worsening, clogged ears, jaw stiff head pai?
See a Neirologist: For evaluation and work up.Get a more detailed answer ›