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Been suffering from frontal and temporal lobe headaches for the last 3 weeks, almost in constant pain. Been for physio which helps intermittently.?

Been suffering from frontal and temporal lobe headaches for the last 3 weeks, almost in constant pain. Been for physio which helps intermittently.?

Imaging Tests, Labs?: A painful headache for 3 weeks needs to have a CT Scan done to rule out brain pathology. Have you had this done? Other problems such as neck arthritis can cause a headache. There is a reason for the pain
Has the doctor given you any oral medication to help with the headache?
A specialist in this area called a neurologist may be helpful. Primary care doctors in the US treat headaches as well ...Read more

Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more


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Sir I fell headache for a while as my head is gonna bust at my temporal lobe and some times at occipital lobe please recommend some medicine or tips?

Sir I fell headache for a while as my head is gonna bust at my temporal lobe and some times at occipital lobe please recommend some medicine or tips?

Ans: First you must have a thorough history exam and evaluation to determine the diagnosis of headache and hopefully the etiology of the headache. Then you can discuss medication options ...Read more

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Is it normal for a right temporal lobe tumor the size of a golf ball to cause dizziness and bad headaches?

Is it normal for a right temporal lobe tumor the size of a golf ball to cause dizziness and bad headaches?

Yes, this person: Should be under the care of a neurologist or neurosurgeon. If not, get this person to an emergency room. ...Read more

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I have a developmental venous anomaly left temporal lobe. Got the MRI for headache x10 days and fasciculations x7 months. Is the dva the cause?

I have a developmental venous anomaly left temporal lobe. Got the MRI for headache x10 days and fasciculations x7 months. Is the dva the cause?

Depends on where: The fasciculations are. You should discuss this with the neurologist who referred you for the testing. Based on your clinical exam they can see whether it correlates with the radiological findings. Best wishes for a happy new year. ...Read more

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Venous angioma left temporal lobe. Being on the computer gives me bad headaches, so does bright lighting in stores. Epilepsy? Also have fasciculations

Venous angioma left temporal lobe. Being on the computer gives me bad headaches, so does bright lighting in stores. Epilepsy? Also have fasciculations

Analyzing this:: Venous angiomas are usually benign congenital vascular variations, and typically cause little or no pathology. Unless you are experiencing episodes of altered consciousness, you do not have epilepsy. Rather, I would suspect migraine, and suggest a visit to a neurologist for further diagnostic confirmation and treatment. ...Read more

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I got a nose bleed the other night after having a headache in the back of my eyes and a top my parietal lobe and down to the temporal lobe?

I got a nose bleed the other night after having a headache in the back of my eyes and a top my parietal lobe and down to the temporal lobe?

Nose bleed: An occasional nose bleed is not be concerned about. For good health: Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. ...Read more

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What is a temporal lobe resection?

What is a temporal lobe resection?

TL resection: Surgery on the Temporal Lobe of brain to treat resistant Temporal Lobe Seizures. ...Read more

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What are risk factors of temporal lobe biopsy?

What are risk factors of temporal lobe biopsy?

Why you need brain: Biopsy is far more important than risk factors of biopsy. In any case the risk factors are infection, bleeding, seizures/epilepsy, behavioral changes and death. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms injury to left temporal lobe?

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What are the symptoms injury to left temporal lobe?

L. TL injury: Depends on extent of the injury & area injured. Some effects are Aphasia, Dyslexia, Impaired verbal memory, Word agnosia & Word deafness. ...Read more

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What kind of tests can check temporal lobe pathology?

What kind of tests can check temporal lobe pathology?

See following: Typically, history and physical exam can reveal this diagnosis, but confirmation may be sought via an eeg and perhaps an MRI of brain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the long term effects of a t.I.A. In the temporal lobe?

Can you tell me the long term effects of a t.I.A. In the temporal lobe?

Risk factors: If this was a true TIA, due to blood vessel obstruction or distant embolism, you are clearly at high risk for another TIA or even a full blown stroke. You do not indicate if your doctor provide medication, but at the least, you should be taking an anti platelet drug, or even a anticoagulant. The cause needs to be evaluated fully. Do you have a skilled neurologist?? ...Read more

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My right anterior temporal lobe is atrophied (approx. 40 mm in size). How common is this for someone in their 40's and what issues could it cause.

Not common: As the age increases, cerebral atrophy is common. However, isolated temporal atrophy at the age of 40 is something that needs further evaluated. You might have neuropsychological test to see if there is any impairment in your memory, executive functions etc. ...Read more

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Once in a while I have a freezing sensation in my temporal lobe, and in lasts about a minute, is that serious?!

Once in a while I have a freezing sensation in my temporal lobe, and in lasts about a minute, is that serious?!

No you don't: You don't really explain what you mean by a "freezing" sensation. Temperature? Freezing of movement? Something else? Regardless, whatever you're feeling, it's NOT in your temporal lobe. The brain is where all sensation is perceived but it has no local sensory nerves. It can't sense intracranial temperature or touch or anything. You need to study harder if you want to pass the next quiz. ...Read more

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Sometimes I feel freezing sensation in my temporal lobe, and by freezing I mean temperature, is that a problem?!!

Strange sensation: Its not your "temporal lobe" its just your temple. You cant feel your temporal lobe. You are experiencing a facial dysesthesia or neuralgia. You have not provided us with absolutely no information about yourself, not even your age let alone any medical history to allow us to offer you a relevant response. If you remain concerned please see your doctor or neurologist. ...Read more

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Should a 8mm right temporal lobe cyst be removed?

Should a 8mm right temporal lobe cyst be removed?

Cyst Removal: Yes, the cyst should be removed by a qualified surgeon as the cyst will continue to grow. ...Read more

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What fissure separates the temporal lobe from the cerebrum?

What fissure separates the temporal lobe from the cerebrum?

Sylvian fissure: You might be thinking of the sylvian fissure, which separates the temporal lobe from the frontal lobe of the brain. The temporal lobe is part of the cerebrum, just like the frontal lobe is. ...Read more