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?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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dull forehead pain with occasional temple pain. Have being diagnosed with arthritis in neck joints.Could this be related?
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?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers