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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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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?

Pericironitis: It is most likely a wisdom tooth infection called pericoronits. This is an infection of the gum behind the wisdom tooth. This often occurs because the flap of gum behind the wisdom tooth traps food, plaque and bacteria. The warm dark place acts as a good breeding ground for bacteria. Antibiotics, along with rinsing with hot water are first. Extract the tooth is second. ...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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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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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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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?

Pay attention: Hi. I'm sorry about the head bonk! Usually there's no problem, but very rarely minor head bonks can be disastrous. Liam Neeson's wife, Natasha Richardson, died of a trivial head bonk. So pay attention to how you're feeling. Dizziness already concerns me. If headache or dizziness worsen or any other neurologic symptoms develop, get to an ER pronto! Good luck! ...Read more