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My temple hurt well not bad but it the one on the right and this just started hurting about a few minutes ago I'm 16 and I'm scared to sleep whatdoido?

My temple hurt well not bad but it the one on the right and this just started hurting about a few minutes ago I'm 16 and I'm scared to sleep whatdoido?

Headache: Try taking 2 tablets of Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen (Advil) drink a large glass of water, and try to relax and go to sleep. Close your eyes and lay down in a quiet dark room. These measures will probably relieve the pain. At your age, it is very unlikely to be caused by anything serious. ...Read more

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Why does my temple hurt when i drink cold water?

Why does my temple hurt when i drink cold water?

Brain freeze: Also known as sphenopalintine ganglion neuritis. The cold affects a nerve in the palate that give the head or temple pain associated with consumption of cold beverage or food. ...Read more

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Why does my temples hurt and when i walk they throb?

Why does my temples hurt and when i walk they throb?

Don't know why: Have your blood pressure checked , also blood tests to rule out temporal arteritis. See your doctor to get evaluated. Temporal arteritis is serious and needs to be treated. ...Read more

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I've had a persistent headache for 2 weeks and now my temple hurts when I touch it. What could it be? It also hurts to chew

I've had a persistent headache for 2 weeks and now my temple hurts when I touch it. What could it be? It also hurts to chew

TMJ: Greetings. This sounds like classic temporal mandibular joint disorder. Research this condition on line to see if it resembles your symptoms. I always recommend a soft diet. Warm compresses to the joint and surrounding muscles. Ibuprofen 600-800 mg (if able) 3x/day with food x 10 days. It is important to take each dose too. No gum chewing and see your doctor if no better after the 10 days. ...Read more

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My temples hurt to the touch. I also have chronic pain in the lower portion of my head for over three months. Chronic pain!?

My temples hurt to the touch.  I also have chronic pain in the lower portion of my head for over three months. Chronic pain!?

Maybe not : There is a condition called temporal arteritis that can cause tenderness in that area. This is a blood vessel disease due to inflammation. See your doctor and discuss your symptoms. ...Read more

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New sores on temples. They feel numb and the sores themselves dont hurt but my temples hurt. They are raised and reddish maroonish in color. Melonoma?

New sores on temples. They feel numb and the sores themselves dont hurt but my temples hurt. They are raised and reddish maroonish in color. Melonoma?

Unlikely: It is not feasible to know what the lesions are but, it is very unlikely to be melanoma. Try over the counter treatment for pimples and if that does not help, it would be prudent to see a doctor. ...Read more

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For what reason does my temple hurt when i yawn/ open my mouth wide!?

For what reason does my temple hurt when i yawn/ open my mouth wide!?

Temporalis muscle: The temporalis muscle is inserted on the coronoid process of the lower jaw so any opening will stretch the temporalis muscle that originates on the temporal bone and cause pain if you open to wide. ...Read more

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Little bump and pain behind lower left molar now my temple hurts and i feel sick what could it be?

Little bump and pain behind lower left molar now my temple hurts and i feel sick what could it be?

Please see a dentist: It could be an infection, an abscess, a wisdom tooth erupting, a wisdom tooth root fragment which was not removed upon removal of the wisdom tooth, among other things. It is wisest to see a dentst to determine which it can be. ...Read more

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My toddler headbutted me in my temple. Hurt pretty bad. Headache and slight dizziness now. Should I be worried?

My toddler headbutted me in my temple. Hurt pretty bad. Headache and slight dizziness now. Should I be worried?

Be seen: You could have a concussion based on the symptoms you describe. It would be best to be seen promptly to determine whether you need additional diagnostic or treatments for the issue. ...Read more

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The weather here is changing rapidly and it's causing really bad sinus pain. The front of my head feels like a balloon and my temple hurts. Anyrelief?

Sinus issues: Trying neti pot nasal rinse, Ibuprofen for pain and swelling, warm applications to the affected sinuses, Vicks rub to the painful spots in your face. This should help. ...Read more

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My head has been hurting on the top & very lightheaded often & sides of my temples hurt no medical problems i'm 21 had mri&ct 6mths ago both normal?

My head has been hurting on the top & very lightheaded often & sides of my temples hurt no medical problems i'm 21 had mri&ct 6mths ago both normal?

Follow up w/ doc: Sorry to hear you're having these symptoms. While it's good that your MRI and ct scans were normal, that is not an adequate evaluation for your symptoms. A lot of different considerations still exist and while many are not overly serious, you should still follow up with your doctor to discuss next steps. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi I have headache my face arms legs chest head hurt. My head feels like it is on firer my temples hurt and sometime I have eyes pain ?

Headache: Headache with your other symptoms could be: influenza other viral infection. Check to see if you have a fever. Drink plenty of fluids & get rest. If worsening or worst headache in your life: see MD asap. If headache is mild & body pains resolve, see eyeMD for "headache diet" instructions. ...Read more

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All on right side.pain when swallowing.swollen on the back roof of mouth.above my gums hurt,like top of jaw,and my temple hurts.no wisdom teeth.help?

All on right side.pain when swallowing.swollen on the back roof of mouth.above my gums hurt,like top of jaw,and my temple hurts.no wisdom teeth.help?

Possibilities: Many come to mind. Could be infected tooth/teeth, gum infection, virus, oral bacterial infection, sinus infection, Gerd, etc. Start with your Dentist. If dental/oral cause ruled out,nthen next step is to see your Physician. Pain and swelling should not be ignored. ...Read more

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Is TMJ curable ive had it for a good amount of time but i haven't had signs of it in a while today i opened my mouth and my temple hurter when iopened?

Is TMJ curable ive had it for a good amount of time but i haven't had signs of it in a while today i opened my mouth and my temple hurter when iopened?

See an OFP for TMJ: See an orofacial pain specialist for evaluation, CT and treatment. They are the experts in facial pain, headaches and TMJ. You need a professional care to avoid future complications. TMJ is a manageable condition. Take care. ...Read more

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Why does my left temple hurt when I touch it?

Need more info: It depends on the duration, precise location, how big an area, any injury, whether there is redness or swelling, any eye symptoms, or if the pain is over an artery. If it's short duration (<2 days), the size of a pimple, and if the skin is red or swollen, it may be an infection. Try warm soaks. If it persists or worsens, you should be seen for consideration of antibiotics and other cases. ...Read more

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I am a 15 years old male . I hit myself in the head when I am upset. I last hit myself 2 days ago and my temples still hurts a lot.

I am a 15 years old male . I hit myself in the head when I am upset. I last hit myself 2 days ago and my temples still hurts a lot.

Head : Simple solution stop being so abusive and smacking your head. You can induce trauma and potentially a mild subdursl hematoma or induce a concussion. I would refer you to a psychologist to figure out why you're doing this type if self abusive behavior ...Read more

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Had headache for 4 days. On the right side and my right temple hurts to touch it. Worst when i wake up but last all day. What could be causing it?

Had headache for 4 days. On the right side and my right temple hurts to touch it. Worst when i wake up but last all day. What could be causing it?

TMJ: Common TMJ symptom. Perhaps night time clenching. Other TMJ symptoms include painful or limited oral opening, jaw clicking, If this is you, see TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. Otherwise, see your MD. ...Read more

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