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MRI showed white spot on brain...doc says migrains... But do migrains come and go through the day?weird tightness in temples migrains?

MRI showed white spot on brain...doc says migrains... But do migrains come and go through the day?weird tightness in temples migrains?

Not usually: Migraines don't usually cause "white spots" on the brain. Hypodense lesions could be the result of multiple sclerosis among other illnesses. Please ask for a copy of your radiology report from the MRI and ask your doctor to explain the results so that you understand. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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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.

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

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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?

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

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What to do if there's constant tight pain in my temples and numbness?

What to do if there's constant tight pain in my temples and numbness?

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

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I have tightness In my right temple.dull, no pain just discomfort, been very stressed, also have pimples in the area?

I have tightness In  my right temple.dull, no  pain just  discomfort, been very stressed, also have pimples in the area?

Tension headache: 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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Cervicogenic HA: 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