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Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Board Certified, Pain Management
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Should i get this lump on side of head near temple checked out?

Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Board Certified, Pain Management
24 years in practice
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Should i get this lump on side of head near temple checked out?

Yes: Certainly you should get any unexplained or worsening lump checked out. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Kevin Smith
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
30 years in practice
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Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

Dr. Kevin Smith
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
30 years in practice
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Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

Possible migraine : Migraine like headache can be caused by a bone spur in the nose. A ct scan of the sinuses is indicated and if the spur is present a septoplasty to remove it is indicated. I provide relief to almost 90% of patients with this problem. Visit my website for more information at www. Kevinsmithmd.Com. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
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The area around my right eye and side of head is hurting... kind of like a burn, near my temple are. also, my eye is a bit swollen?

Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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The area around my right eye and side of head is hurting... kind of like a burn, near my temple are. also, my eye is a bit swollen?

Watch carefully: You do not provide much information but burning pain and lid swelling can be early signs of shingles in the area. Shingles can initially begin as burning, tingling, numbness or itching. If you see any rash develop (vesicles, pustules) see a doctor immediately as shingles infection in the eye can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
54 years in practice
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Pain in left temple that lasts two or three days and then stops for a few days. Dull pain that can make skin sensitive and left side of head sensitive?

Dr. Richard Zimon
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
54 years in practice
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Pain in left temple that lasts two or three days and then stops for a few days. Dull pain that can make skin sensitive and left side of head sensitive?

Temporal arteritis: can present this way....its important you get this checked out. A simple blood test (Sedimentation rate) can be useful! Speak with your PCP (primary Care Provider) ASAP Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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Dr. Katharine Cox
Board Certified, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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I got hit in the temple with a small rock yesterday and now have very minor swelling on right side of head. Should I go to the hospital?

Dr. Katharine Cox
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I got hit in the temple with a small rock yesterday and now have very minor swelling on right side of head. Should I go to the hospital?

No: As long as swelling is your only symptom, then no. If you develop unceasing pain, persistent vomiting or change in your behavior call 911 and go to the ER. ...Read more

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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Pounding pain in back of left side of head into my temple when i move. Is this serious?

Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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Need more informatio: We can not say if it is serious or not without knowing more information, like your blood pressure, if yu are taking any medicine including over the countermedication any other co existing condition, any hitory of trauma etc.I will suggest you get examined by your doctor or go to er if in doubt as you are getting pounding headache. ...Read more

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Dr. John Rhoades
Board Certified, Family Medicine
43 years in practice
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Hit left temple hard.. Week later woke up extremely dizzy only on left side of head(bad coordination get dizzy episodes on left side of head dailybad?

Dr. John Rhoades
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Hit left temple hard.. Week later woke up extremely dizzy only on left side of head(bad coordination get dizzy episodes on left side of head dailybad?

Exam needed: The description of your symptoms suggest an exam is needed. Call your DR and get this scheduled. If worsening of the symptoms, then go to the ER ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
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Pain in left side of head and temple area x 1 mo feels like jolts and prickly feeling. Constant everyday meloxicam mild improvement. Sedate normal. ?

Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
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Pain in left side of head and temple area x 1 mo feels like jolts and prickly feeling.  Constant everyday meloxicam mild improvement. Sedate normal.  ?

See your PCP: for examination and tests to rule out temporal arteritis. Initially the headache may be the only presenting symptom with the temporal and occipital regions being the most common locations. Tender spots or nodules may be present in the scalp, especially over inflamed arteries. See your PCP for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
42 years in practice
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Hair loss on one side of head, the temple and side. It looks very weird and has been slowly getting worse for 1 year. Slight loss on the other side.

Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
42 years in practice
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Hair loss on one side of head, the temple and side. It looks very weird and has been slowly getting worse for 1 year. Slight loss on the other side.

Alopecia aereta: Broken or irregular hair loss ( alopecia aereata) can be caused by multiple factors: i advise a dermatology evaluation and rogain shampoo. ...Read more

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