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Crack feeling near right temple

It feels like iv got a crack going down right side of my head about 2-cm long just above the front of my ear going up side my head. I don't know if it's supposed to be like that on one side or not. My doctor said it'll be nothing without fully looking into it. She said if anything it'll just be from stress and depression it'll wear off but it's been months now. I swear it's getting worse and it always feels like it's throbbing and sometimes if I take a drag of a fag I get shooting pains where it is from the pull of taking a drag. It could be natural and it's anxiety making me think it's worse.
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1756321 tn?1547095325
I used to have throbbing pain just above my ear..temple area due to migranes. I was having migranes due to magnesium deficiency. There are many reasons for low magnesium but usually due to magnesium loss. In my case, due to insulin resistance/sugary diet, stress ( both mental and physical (after surgery). Also, studies showed smokers to have lower magnesium levels than nonsmokers. Try magnesium supplements to see if you notice an improvement.
363281 tn?1590104173
Hello~You may have some misplace vertebrae in your neck, causing the pain you are having. I suggest maybe seeing a chiropractor, he/she will take an x-ray and be able to determine if there are areas causing the pain; a few adjustments and you should be fine.

It could also be due to a TMJ (Temporal Mandibular Jaw) issue, seeing a dentist can help rule that out, but I do know that when a person has this issue, they will have pain in the regions you are having yours in.

Hope you feel better soon.
Sorry, I meant Temporal Mandibular Joint, not jaw.

Signs and symptoms of TMJ disorders may include:
•Pain or tenderness of your jaw
•Pain in one or both of the temporomandibular joints
•Aching pain in and around your ear
•Difficulty chewing or pain while chewing
•Aching facial pain
•Locking of the joint, making it difficult to open or close your mouth

TMJ disorders can also cause a clicking sound or grating sensation when you open your mouth or chew. But if there's no pain or limitation of movement associated with your jaw clicking, you probably don't need treatment for a TMJ disorder.
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