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Why Are My Temples Swollen
I can't seem to understand why my right side temple is swollen...I did not hit my head or anything...Can you help me understand this problem?
Go see ur Dr right: Away and get checked for inflamed soft tissue, temporal artery etc. Take care!
See an oral surgeon: There could be a number of causes, including TMJ problems. See an oral surgeon.
After eating I have swollen facial muscles at the top of my jaw close to my temples. What could be the cause?
Go see MD please: It may not be your muscle that is swelling, it may be the blood vessel and treatment would be different, and needed fast. Please go see your doctor to be evaluated, and treated. Good luck.
Left temple area feels swollen hurts my left eye is read & watering, when I cough my head hurts worse and I hear a whooshing sound in left ear 35yr f?
My dr says I have swollen sinuses. Can sinus pain hurt in my temples, jaw and back of the head. I have like a pressure feeling temples, cheeks& eyes?
I have a bad headache with swollen veins over my temples my scalp is sore and I'm tired and dizzy. Worrisome? I have an MRI tomorrow for MS test.
Temporalis muscle: Is the primary muscle which pulls the mandible & lower molar teeth up against the maxilla & upper molar teeth. This muscle tensing when you clench your teeth while chewing is probably what you are feeling.
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Swelling: Hello, there are many reasons for swelling in these areas. One possibly being allergy. The best bet would be to review your exposures, anything new (like detergents, skin or hair care products, foods). Review these with your doctor. Medication and testing may be in order.
Hit my head on my left temple today. It is slightly swollen and sensitive to touch. Also hurts when I chew. Should I be worried? Happened 5 hours ago.
Requires: Exam, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Call for a medical visit.
My child has swollen right n left temples but no pain and a bump on his forehead. What is the cause?
Infection?: Could the bump be a spider bite? The swellings could be lymph nodes. Please take him to a physician.See 1 more doctor answer
How severe is it if my right temple is swollen from me bashing my head into a wall, should I go to the hospital?
Monitor: It sounds like you took quite a hit, to have that much swelling. Did you pass out after you hit your head? Are you dizzy or nauseous? Do you have any vision changes or confusion? Tired? You could have a concussion or a "brain bruise", which can be mild and not require hospitalization, but it would be safest to be evaluated by a doctor, especially if you answered yes to any of the above questions.
I have a very painful hard lump on the right side of my head by my temple. It is about the size of a quarter and pretty swollen. What could it be?
Probable: SEBACEOUS cyst...a cyst form when one of the glands in your scalp which secrewtes sebum (the material which "oils" the hair! Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider) fr a referral to a plastic surgeon (if scar would be visible) or a General surgeon...for evaluation and removal Hope this helps Dr Z
Hit my temple on pointy hanger at work hard its been 5 days tiny bit swollen still hurts a bit uncomfortable. Could I have done something, bleeding?
When tensed I press both the temple nerve (like) area. That relieves pain. Now my left head between scalp and temple has swollen. When I press it t hurts. Everyday this occurs. Reason and what could t b?
Need an exam: Without an examine and based on the scant history provided, please be seen to get evaluated for a temporal artery aneurysm, specially if there is history of trauma to that region. It can be serious, but very effective speedy treatment available. Hope it is something benign that well go away on its own like most things in medicine.
I keep feeling like my left temple or vein in left temple is swollen. It doesn't feel swol when I touch it. Idk if its just anxiety or not. Worried?
Do you have headache: Could be al stress related but if it persists you should see your doctor
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