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Sores On Temple
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?
Yes: Possibly TMJ ... Or inflammation of the temporal-mandible joint. It is just under the temple area and can get swollen and inflamed if your a teeth grinder or have other dental issues... Should be checked out by dentist and can be prevented with use ida mouth guard or other treatments..- if this is the diagnosis... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not at all: The danger with being hit in the temple is that it is an area of the skull which is rather thin and major blood vessels are located right around it. So if you are hit hard enough it can cause a skull fracture and traumatize the brain and local blood vessels. Symptom wise, you may feel a "dent" in the skull, have severe headaches, be confused or even lose consciousness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Male pattern baldnes: I suspect that you're referring to male pattern baldness which is due to a combination of genetics & hormones. Check out http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001177.htm. Then go see your Family Doc who may refer you to Dermatologist or Hair specialist. In meantime, you can try OTC minoxidl but finasteride requires prescription (it's FDA pregnancy category X). ...Read more
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