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My right glasses lense is really scratched up. I am having right temple tightness and pain and slight general headache. Could the glasses cause this?
Possible: It is possible that the scratches are promoting eye strain which may contribute to the sense of temple tightness and headache. However, there are diseases such as temporal arteritis, which would be uncommon in a 30 year old female, that can also cause such symptoms. If the symptoms are persistent, an examination with an ophthalmologist is recommended. ...Read more
Jaw pain pain in temples nausea tightness in back of gead neck sholders back pain dizziness lightheadness and spaced out feeling sgoukd I go to er?
Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain. This condition must be professionally managed. Often use of Excedrin will lead to medication overuse headache. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering.
Visit ER if needed. ...Read more
Getting over a cold and have very tight temples and some tension in forehead and behind eye on ocassion. Not any worse with noise, light, exercise.
Sinus symptoms: Sounds like sinus congestion /pressure, not necessarily bacterial infection. Hydrate, steam; talk to md re: meds, if appropriate for you. Be careful with oral or nasal decongestants. ...Read more
MRI showed white spot on brain...doc says migrains... But do migrains come and go through the day? Weird tightness in temples migrains?
Had cold for 2 weeks and have tightness around temples, forehead, eyebrows and slight ear ach. Throat, caugh, and flem have reduced drastically.
Cold for 2 wks:
You may have developed a secondary sinus infection.
Call your doctor for advice on what to do. ...Read more
Possibly severe: The most likely issue might be dental or TMJ, but clenching/grinding teeth (bruxism) can be stress related as well. Additional symptoms such as vision changes (Temporal arteritis) progressive head aches, nerve deficits, or neurologic changes should prompt additional testing. ...Read more
Hi, I was wondering what this stabbing, warmness and tight sensations on my left side of the head near temple? Along with anxiety.
Tension headaches...: Your head is covered with very thin muscles that in moments of stress can get tight and cause headaches. The fact that you mention that you are suffering of anxiety as well increases the chances of this diagnosis. However, if this is new for you it is always advisable to see your doctor for exam and tests as needed or necessary if persistent. If headache gets severe it is time to go to the ER. ...Read more
I just got my new glasses ans there kinda tight on my face like they left a indent is that gonna damage my temples? Or is this ok?
Not permanent.: Get them adjusted just so they're more comfortable day to day. But that won't cause any permanent damage to the temples, which are bone. ...Read more
For 2 weeks I have had tightness around my forehead and temples. Also feeling out of body. I recently was diagnosed with astigmatism. What's wrong?
Get corrective lens: If you're not wearing glasses, or contact lenses to correct your astigmatism, it may be tightening the muscles around your forehead and temples. You may be experiencing an eyestrain pattern. So the sooner that you can have the astigmatism corrected, the better you will feel in the body, and reduce the overall tension around your eyes. ...Read more
I have a really bad headache in my temples like I can feel a pulse, my hole body feels really tight and I get really really dizy and I feel kinda slow?
Possible migraine: Migraine headaches commonly occur in the temple, usually only one side, but sometimes will begin on one side and spread to the other temple. Migraine headaches are vascular in nature, and the pain is often described as pulsating. A migraine can affect your entire body. For more information see: http://understandingmigraine. Blogspot. Com/ ...Read more
Is it normal to have pain above your temples after having a top tooth pulled? Pain feels like the muscles in my head tight
Not unusual: It is not unusual to have some muscle strain in the head and neck area after an extraction. There is a tendency for most people to tense up a little. That along with some stretching of your jaw in the open position can lead to some temporary muscle strain. Try using moist head on your temples (not in the extraction area) and/or take an anti-inflammatory such as Ibuprofen 800mg tonight. ...Read more
My neck feels so tight and sore also my temples ache at each side when I rub them. Been like this for months feel tense all over aswell?
The most common cause of a cervicogenic headache is a stress to your neck and spine due to a bad posture, previous trauma, bulging disk or pinching nerve.
The treatment is conservative, nonsurgical and reversible.
Rec: see a headache or orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment if necessary. ...Read more
My right temple feels pressured. Not painful just pressured or tight. Is this tension, TMJ or could it be more serious? Hist ehlers danlos 3.
Could be TMJ: Could be TMJ but cannot diagnose from the information provided. Most headaches not TMJ. Start with an exam from your MD. ...Read more
I have tightness In my right temple. Dull, no pain just discomfort, been very stressed, also have pimples in the area?
It sounds like you probably have tension headache. Tension headaches and acne are often caused by or worsened by stress. The University of Maryland Medical Center has an excellent web site to read up on tension headaches: http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/condition/tension-headache
Go see your family doctor if OTC remedies and recommended lifestyle changes on this web site are not effective. ...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 more
My daughter has the following symptoms: chest tightness, pain on the left temple, pain on the left ribs, and feet numbness. What could it be?
Not enough info: You do not say how long she has had these symptoms. If the symptoms continue get her checked soon. If they worsen get her checked sooner! ...Read more
Everyday off and on for a couple of months I have a tightness in my head, dull headache (temple pain and behind eyes), and neck pain tender to touch.?
See your Dr: Ongoing headaches like this are not normal. See your neurologist for a formal workup. This needs to be looked into. ...Read more
Possibly: Botox therapy may be helpful for you. You may also need splint therapy... A night guard that you wear to reduce clenching or grinding your teeth which works the muscles and makes them larger. Your dentist and oral surgeon will work together to make this therapy work well for you. ...Read more
I'm having tightness in the temple area in the left side of my head. My eye doctor said it was due to stress but I don't believe so. What could it be?
Other symptoms?: You didn't state what your other medical or dental issues are that can play into this? If he cleared you of it being an eye condition, then it means it could be musculoskeletal or even dental (if the TMJ is involved). So you may need a dental consult. You didn't elaborate your history, so please add more info, and we can help you further. ...Read more
What can get rid of tight neck muscles and sore temples and sore eyes? Feels like its all connected somehow
Can tight neck muscles cause stinging eye pain and temple aches? Been havin these symptoms for 5 years started after being stressed a lot
Left side of my face feels full tight, jaw hurts mainly under chin above behind & left ear full, right temple & above & behind full bottom of skull?
Wisdom tooth?: I'm guessing wisdom tooth. Best to see your dentist and oral surgeon to be sure. ...Read more
Exprienced chest tightness, shortness of breath, hands going stiff, numb &twitching. I can also feel the twitch/tingling on my temples. What's goin on?
Tight head at temples, back of head, and forehead. Getting over cold and have minor ear issues as well. Slightly sore neck as well. Muscle? Sinus?
Headache: Your pain may be due to a sinus infection as well as muscular because of your sore neck. Try ibuprofen-sinus for relief. ...Read more
I have sharp pain on my left cheekbone and temple and eye its a tight throbbing pain could this be a tooth problem? I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and it doesn't help
It could be an infected or fractured tooth, a sinus infection, or a symptom of TMJ dysfunction.
See your dentist for an examination and x-rays. If there are no dental issues, see your medical doctor or an ENT specialist. ...Read more
Is this a tension headache temples that ache, sore eyes, tight neck an shoulders, worse when brisk walking, upper teeth hurt has symptoms for 6 years
Pressure in head and behind eyes, temple tightness, since almost 2 years now, bloodshot eyes, fatigue, nervous, what can it be and can do? Pls advise!
Complicated problem: There are many possibilities here. If you have not had an eye exam recently, it may be that you need glasses even if you feel you are seeing well. If you are spending more than 6 hours/day in front of computer, or if you are not getting enough breaks or rest/sleep, or if you have some allergies, or if you are not maintaining good hygiene around your eyes--all of these might be impacting you. ...Read more
Neuralgia: Most often this type of pain which is usually sharp and shooting is neuralgia which is an irritability/mild inflammation of a superficial nerve in the scalp and doesn't originate within the brain. It is more of a nuisance and is not serious. It usually resolves on its own. See your physician if you have persistent symptoms. ...Read more
Stress and anxiety can affect the body and brain functions in many ways. More to the point - if you experience stress and anxiety enough to make you wonder about how your head feels, it's time you got some help in sorting out the things you've not been able to take care of alone.
I'd recommend a good psychotherapist. ...Read more