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Temporal arteritis


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The main symptoms of temporal arteritis are headaches, pain over your temples, jaw pain and sight problems.

Temporal arteritis is usually treated with steroid medicine. Treatment should begin as soon as possible to prevent sight loss.

Temporal arteritis is a serious condition where the arteries at the side of your head (the temples) become inflamed.

Page last reviewed: 18/11/2020
Next review due: 18/11/2023