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Headache at my temples for three days. Water, sleep, food, exercise, meds won't make it go away. Not super painful, just annoying. Help?
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: See your doctor
Headaches can be caused by a number of possibilities.
These include hormonal fluctuations, dehydration, muscle tension, sinus/allergy issues, infections, migraines, tumors, and a number of other medical issues. Best to see your doctor to narrow the cause.

In brief: See your doctor
Headaches can be caused by a number of possibilities.
These include hormonal fluctuations, dehydration, muscle tension, sinus/allergy issues, infections, migraines, tumors, and a number of other medical issues. Best to see your doctor to narrow the cause.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Seek medical help
If you are over 50 years of age or close to it, there is a condition called temporal arteritis which is inflammation of the temporal arteries that supply the eyes.
You need to see a physician or go to an er to make sure you do not have this condition as it can cause permanent loss of vision. Once this is ruled out, other causes of headaches can be looked for.

In brief: Seek medical help
If you are over 50 years of age or close to it, there is a condition called temporal arteritis which is inflammation of the temporal arteries that supply the eyes.
You need to see a physician or go to an er to make sure you do not have this condition as it can cause permanent loss of vision. Once this is ruled out, other causes of headaches can be looked for.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Dr. James Marx
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See Dr.
You need to be checked for temporal arteritis.
Simple test can help make the diagnosis. If ta is untreated, there is a good chance that blindness can occur. The test is a sed rate or esr-normal values depend on the lab. Don't put this off! see a dr. Asap.

In brief: See Dr.
You need to be checked for temporal arteritis.
Simple test can help make the diagnosis. If ta is untreated, there is a good chance that blindness can occur. The test is a sed rate or esr-normal values depend on the lab. Don't put this off! see a dr. Asap.
Dr. James Marx
Dr. James Marx
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Temporal headache
The most common cause of temporal headache is stress with persistent muscle tension in your temporal muscles, which control the jaw.
What's going on in your life? Any stress or tension that you're aware of? Warm compresses and time outs just to relax and unwind with muscle relaxation or meditation will help. Ibuprofen will also help.

In brief: Temporal headache
The most common cause of temporal headache is stress with persistent muscle tension in your temporal muscles, which control the jaw.
What's going on in your life? Any stress or tension that you're aware of? Warm compresses and time outs just to relax and unwind with muscle relaxation or meditation will help. Ibuprofen will also help.
Dr. Colin Kerr
Dr. Colin Kerr
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