Welcome to JA
can you help me
Since how long you have this
yes i am here to help you and i am sorry to hear about your pain
From mid morning today
Is it raditing to any where else and involving both sides or just one sides
No just the left temple area
any nasal obstruction, fever, fluid in throat,
any nausea , sensitivity to light, tenderness on pressing that area
juat a little tenderness in both temples
hows your blood pressure
I have a very goos blood preasure
have you measured it recently
any other symptom beside that temple pain
any diagnosed medical condition
I have asthma that is in check, Diverticular condition, allergies to lots of plants, hay fever in check.
Do you feel pressure in your head on bending, any pain in the area above the eye
Oh I also have glaucoma in check with drops. Sometimes when it stabs it feels like it moves over the left eye but no preasure when i bend
any pressure in eye or vision problem right now
ok thanks for the info
the causes for this type of headache can be tension headache, migraine, sinus headaches, temporal arteritis etc
Sinus headaches is unlikely in you with the current symptoms
Tension headache and migraine is one possibility but symptoms are not classical.
is that all. I have had two sinus sugeries but have never had sinus pain such as this.
The tenderness in the temple areas is something pointing towards the temporal arteritis but one cannot be sure without examination and investigations
Yes thats why i said its not that likely but it is a possibility
usually my sinus pain is preasure pain is preasure
Temple area is not usually a site for sinus pains but sometime can present like this
Yes i am an ENT doctor so quite familiar with sinus pains
thats why i said that sinus pain is a possibility but not likely
Then you don't believe this is someting I should be concerned about?
Sinus pain can never always be pressure like sometime it can be like this
Blood pressure is something i am concerned about
sometime high blood pressure can present with temple discomfort
How many hours has elapsed since this pain started
Ok thank you Can you tell me what my blood preasure shouldbe.
about 3 hrs.
Normally blood pressure should be like 120/80
With 3 hrs i suggest you can wait for some more time to see how it goes, if no relief you should get it evaluated
mine could be about 145 over 78
but i donot suspect anything serious other than blood pressure prob
145, if you are not hypertyensive already can cause this disconfort