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What is temple artiritis?

What is temple artiritis?

?temporal arteritis: Hope i understand what you are asking. The corrected term above is an inflammation of the external temporal arteries causing rather severe pain over the temple area, and if not treated could eventuate in blindness. But simple blood test and biopsy can lead to steroid rx and reversal. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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I have severe pain in right temple (not migraine) everyday. Painful to touch/press. I am in my 30's. Is it Temporal Artiritis? I have Graves Disease.

I have severe pain in right temple (not migraine) everyday. Painful to touch/press. I am in my 30's. Is it Temporal Artiritis? I have Graves Disease.

See your PCP: for examination and tests to rule out temporal arteritis. Initially the temple pain may be the only presenting symptom with the temporal and occipital regions being the most common locations. Tender spots or nodules may be present in the scalp, especially over inflamed arteries. See your PCP for evaluation, tests and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dull forehead pain with occasional temple pain. Have being diagnosed with arthritis in neck joints.Could this be related?

Dull forehead pain with occasional temple pain. Have being diagnosed with arthritis in neck joints.Could this be related?

Yes: Arthritis of the cervical spine can trigger "referred" pain, but trigger migraines as well. Your headaches may also not be related to your c-spine issues. I would see your pcp, and go from there! ...Read more

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What r the main sysptoms of temporal arthritis i need to i'm 20 yo with pain n my ear & around it by my temple had blood work sed rate was normal?

What r the main sysptoms of temporal arthritis i need to i'm 20 yo with pain n my ear & around it by my temple had blood work sed rate was normal?

TMJ: You most likely have a TMJ and muscle dysfunction. See a dentist that treats a lot of TMJ patients. Only about 5% of dentist really understand the TMJ treatments. ...Read more

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What type/s of arthritis are associated with either hyper mobility syndrome?

What type/s of arthritis are associated with either hyper mobility syndrome?

Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis occurs more frequently in patient with hypermobility. There is also an increased risk of joint dislocations. ...Read more

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Can you get arthritis in your early 20's?

Can you get arthritis in your early 20's?

Yes: There are many types of arthritis. People born with a congenital abnormality like hip dysplasia, are more likely to get early onset arthritis. Trauma to a joint early in life can lead to arthritis. Some autoimmune diseases such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis, ra, and lupus can present with early arthritis. A rheumatologist can help you sort this out. ...Read more

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Will my arthritis medication(s) interact with other medications?

Will my arthritis medication(s) interact with other medications?

Yes.: Medications for pain and arthritis can interact with many other drugs. This is why your doctor needs to know all the medications you take. ...Read more

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What’s the Difference between Arthritis and Arthralgia. Which one is more serve?

What’s the Difference between Arthritis and Arthralgia. Which one is more serve?

Arthritis and: Arthralgia, literally means joint pain and is a symptom of the Arthritis is a joint disorder itself that involves inflammation of one or several joints. ...Read more

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How to solve arthritis?

No cure: Researchers are working to develop cures, but we are not there yet. Depending on your type of arthritis, different treatments can be used to alleviate your pain. ...Read more

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Can arthritis be cured?

No: Arthritis cannot be cured as of yet. There are different forms of arthritis. Regardless of the cause, once joint damage has taken place, it is unlikely for it to revert to normal. Some forms of arthritis may be controlled or slowed down with treatment. Although a cure is not available, effective therapy is. Stem cell therapy is showing promising results. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more