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Tender area top left side of head. No redness. Tingling and painful 2 touch. Motrin and tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ben Gay is not helping. Been like that for 3 days. Had strep infec. Last week.what could it be?

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Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Likely

benign. See your MD to rule out various things including temporal arteritis.

In brief: Likely

benign. See your MD to rule out various things including temporal arteritis.
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Dr. Ronald Bush
Agree, most likely benign. However early infection with varicella zoster (shingles) should be excluded. Cranial neuritis is another possibility, this is usually benign and self limited however, if persistent it sometimes it is treated with small doses of corticosteroids and lidocaine injected into the affected area. Good luck.
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