I'm afraid that I have temporal arteritis becaise I have scalp pain with tender to touch and pne sode temple pain is it life threatening?

Get seen. It would be uncommon at your age, but if you are concerned, get checked by your physician. You may have any of several other entities. Temporal arteritis is tricky because it can blind a patient, though thankfully this isn't common.

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With temporal arteritis would your temple be sore to the touch like a bruise?

It can be. When the temporal artery is under inflammatory attack, this can generate tenderness in the temple area. But temple soreness is not enough to diagnose temporal arteritis though. Read more...
Yes. Sure can. Arteritis is inflammation of the artery, which means it is swollen. This swollen artery pushes on the layers of tissue over it and when you press on the skin, it presses on the artery. There are also a lot of nerves both around the artery and in the skin which is also reacting to the increased swelling and pressure from touch. Read more...

Vein my right temple seems to be slightly swollen, pulse is very strong and is tender to the touch but no other symptoms. Temporal arteritis?

Temporal arteritis. You describe a swollen "vein" in the temple. Temporal arteritis is an inflammatory condition of uncertain ideology affecting the temporal artery and other large arteries, like the aorta. It is unlikely that you have this condition. However, the best option is to see an MD urgently, as giant cell arteritis can cause occlusion of the ophthalmic artery and blindness. Treatment is may be needed. Read more...

Other than temporal arteritis what could be causing my temple pain, excruciating headaches and fatigue? Am I too young or could it be TA?

TMJ, Ear infection, There are multiple causes of your symptoms. These include but are not limited to: temporomandibular joint dyfunction (TMJ), migraine syndromes, middle and inner ear infecctions, ear impactions, molar infections or abcessed teeth and, of course TMJ. If the symptom have lasted more than two weeks you should see your PCP for an appropriate referral based upon his/her exam. Read more...

Painful temporal vein, tender all the way from top of ear to top of head. Also swollen. Could this be something other than temporal arteritis?

Yes. It can always be "something else, " but what you describe sounds like ta. Use anti-inflammatory agent such as Aspirin or Naproxen or advil (ibuprofen). Then, see your doctor. Good luck. Read more...
VEIN, ARTERY? Should get it checked. There is a vein there and artery. Temporal arteritis affects artery only. See your doctor. Read more...