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Experiencing sporadic pain & constant numbness on the left side of my face. Started in my temple and eye and has spread to my left cheek, jaw & tongue?

Experiencing sporadic pain & constant numbness on the left side of my face. Started in my temple and eye and has spread to my left cheek, jaw & tongue?

More exams needed: Neuralgia is a condition that the nerve fibers are inflamed or infected with a viral condition that can cause numbness in your face. By your description it is the trigeminal nerve affected, that enervates that area of your face. I suggest you see a neurologyst for further testing and proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pain only on the left side temple and left eye ?

Pain only on the left side temple and left eye ?

Probable headache: At 29 years of age it usually represents a tension headache. In an elderly individual a serious condition called temporal arteritis would be included in the differential diagnosis . Temporal arteritis can lead to blindness in the involved eye and is diagnosed by palpating a tender artery and an elevated sedimentation rate which is a blood tests. A temporal artery biopsy can confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have alot of pressure in my left eye and temple then the whole left side of my head gets all tingly what causes it?

I have alot of pressure in my left eye and temple then the whole left side of my head gets all tingly what causes it?

Exam needed: If this is a repetitive syndrome and since it involves both eye symptoms and neurologic type symptoms, I feel that evaluations by both an ophthalmologist and a neurologist are advisable for diagnosis and treatment. The symptoms are not typical of migraine or tension headaches. ...Read more

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Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Headache: May be migraine, may be something more serious. If these are new problems and have never occurred before, then you need to be evaluated to ensure that something more dangerous than just a migraine is the case. ...Read more

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For the past year, i've been having pain on left side of my head. Recently, i've also been having left temple pain and behind left eye. Any thoughts?

For the past year, i've been having pain on left side of my head. Recently, i've also been having left temple pain and behind left eye. Any thoughts?

Headache; sinusitis: Head pain with pain behind the eye can be due to a few things. By far the most common is a change in the blood flow to that area in the form of a migraine or headache. Since sinuses surround the eye, it could also be sinusitis. Rarely a mass (benign/not cancer; malignant/cancer) can cause such symptoms. Your md will be able to examine for other signs and may suggest a scan if needed. ...Read more

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I have a small lump on/near my temple. It is tender to the touch at the site of the lump, the top L side of my head and my left eye is a bit blurry. ?

I have a small lump on/near my temple. It is tender to the touch at the site of the lump, the top L side of my head and my left eye is a bit blurry. ?

Temporal arteritis?: A painful inflammation of the temporal artery (in the temple) can indicate giant cell arteritis (GCA), an inflammation of the arterial walls. The danger lies in the possible development of a central retinal artery occlusion or arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy, which are vision threatening. A prompt diagnosis by a neuro-ophthalmologist can prevent permanent vision loss, and should be done ASAP! ...Read more

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I have had a heachache in my left eye and temple for three weeks nowisthis dangerous?

See your doctor: It is hard to tell without an examination. In an older age group there is a condition called temporal arteritis which can cause temporal headaches and which can seriously affect vision. It is rare in your age group. There are many potential other causes of temporal headaches which can radiate to the eye ranging from sinus problems to migraines to more serious conditions. See your doctor promptly. ...Read more

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I have pain behind left eye and temple for 3 days know, it comes and goes?

I have pain behind left eye and temple for 3 days know, it comes and goes?

Your Age?: If you are over 45 and this is new, you should at least check your ESR to make sure you don't have temporal arteritis: a very dangerous but treatable condition. Start by seeing your family doctor and get an esr. If normal the doctor can do other workups. If you are in your teens it could be start of migraines. ...Read more

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