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My Temple Is Sore
Last night I had sudden sharp pain on my left temple that would come and go. This morning my temple is sore/achy?
I got hit in the head with a knee cap when wrestling. Saw some stars but felt fine have had a slight headache but my temple is sore to the touch. ?
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
Water: Try drinking lots of water and if that doesn't change anything let me know :]. ...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.
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?
I had a migraine 3 days ago and my temples are still very sore and tender to touch. Is that normal? I've never had it hurt this bad.
Migraine Pain: The persistence of pain after a migraine varies with the severity of the headache. Having symptoms for three days would not be common, but not rare. Some people can have multiple migraines with continuous discomfort. Consultation with your primary care or neurologist to discuss possible changes in medication is indicated if the headache pattern is changing. ...Read more
My right temple hurts and sore to touch feels tight as well feels sore when closing my eye as well should I be worried?
Temporal headache: It could be several things. The most serious would be temporal arteritis also known as giant cell arteritis. It is a very treatable condition but you should get checked out. Usually an ESR is done on blood. Severe untreated temporal arteritis can lead to blindness. You should make an appointment with your primary care provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have persistent headaches and congestion for a little over a week. Now my left temple is extremely sore and my left eye stings?
Headache that starts on the side of my nose and goes to my eye and temple. Sore throat difficultly swallowing. Tingling feeling in fingers. ?
Midface migraine: Although migraine is usually considered a headache, it can also present as pain in the teeth, jaw, nose, sinus and throat which often confuses the diagnosis. When this presentation occurs, it is a facial or midface migraine. These patients do not have a primary complaint of headache. Instead, they may experience throbbing pain in ear, jaw and side head. See orofacial pain doctor or neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a bad headache with swollen veins over my temples my scalp is sore and I'm tired and dizzy. Worrisome? I have an MRI tomorrow for MS test.
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 my right temle last night. The temple is sore and hurts a little bit. I have a headache but had it before the hit. No othet symptoms. I'm worried?
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
Friend assaulted 2 weeks ago. Hit in temple. Temple still hurts when jaw is fully extended. How much longer should this soreness last? No other issues
Possibly: These symptoms are common when you're stressed. Less commonly the temporal artery might be inflamed. If the tederness persists beyond a day or two, see your family doctor. ...Read more