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I feel a heightened pulse on left and right side of my head just above my ears without touching it. What could be the cause?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Temporal artery

Check your blood pressure.
If the temporal artery is tender of feels thick, visit your physician as soon as you can. We don't want to miss temoral arteritis.

In brief: Temporal artery

Check your blood pressure.
If the temporal artery is tender of feels thick, visit your physician as soon as you can. We don't want to miss temoral arteritis.
Thank
3 comments
Dr. Thomas Namey
They always have an elevated CRP. First test needed and the least expensive!
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Exactly. After the physical exam
Dr. Seth Black
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Temporal Artery

Might be superficial temporal artery or vein which traverses the region of the temples.

In brief: Temporal Artery

Might be superficial temporal artery or vein which traverses the region of the temples.
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