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My left temple was in sharp pain and swelling tender to touch

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My left temple was in sharp pain and swelling tender to touch what coulf it be effect my lefy eye too
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Hi. We can continue after this but your description matches that of temporal arteritis--an autoimmune disorder of that artery.

You need to see a doctor about this right away and you may need blood work and a biopsy of the artery for the diagnosis.

This can be treated but the sooner the better