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Symptoms of Temporal arteritis

Symptoms of Temporal arteritis: Introduction

The types of symptoms of temporal arteritis vary between individuals. Manifestations generally affect the nervous system but can also affect other areas of the body. Temporal arteritis is treatable, but if left untreated, complications can be serious, even life-threatening.

The most common symptoms of temporal arteritis include headache, jaw pain with after chewing, fever, shoulder pain, hip pain, and blurred vision. Other symptoms can include scalp pain, cough, throat pain, tongue pain, weight loss.

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Symptoms of Temporal arteritis

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Temporal arteritis includes the 49 symptoms listed below:

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Temporal arteritis: Symptom Assessment Questionnaires

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Temporal arteritis: Complications

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Diagnostic Testing

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Temporal arteritis: Medical Mistakes

Temporal arteritis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Less Common Symptoms of Temporal arteritis:

Ocassionally other symptoms may also present themselves as symptoms of Temporal arteritis. 4 of the more common ones are included in the list below:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Temporal arteritis?

The list of other diseases or medical conditions that may be on the differential diagnosis list of alternative diagnoses for Temporal arteritis includes:

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NINDS Vasculitis including Temporal Arteritis Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Symptoms of this disorder may include stiffness, muscle pain, fever, severe headaches, pain when chewing, and tenderness in the temple area. Other symptoms may include anemia, fatigue, weight loss, shaking, vision loss, and sweats. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Vasculitis including Temporal Arteritis Information Page: NINDS)

Questions and Answers About Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis: NIAMS (Excerpt)

Early symptoms of giant cell arteritis also may resemble the flu. People are likely to experience headaches, pain in the temples, and blurred or double vision. Pain may also affect the jaw and tongue. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis: NIAMS)

Temporal arteritis as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Temporal arteritis, it is also important to consider Temporal arteritis as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Temporal arteritis may cause:

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Temporal arteritis: Onset and Incubation

Onset of Temporal arteritis: 50-90 years of age

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Temporal arteritis. This signs and symptoms information for Temporal arteritis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Temporal arteritis signs or Temporal arteritis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Temporal arteritis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Temporal arteritis symptoms.


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