Is Pain In The Temples Dangerous?
Congratulations mlam, my friend complained that some of these days, he experienced pain in the left eye temple, is it related to the flu that he experienced? Because the flu (cough + cold) my friend has not recovered, it’s been over a week … Is this dangerous, how is the cure …
Hello Sisy, thanks for asking.
Pain in the temples can be caused by a disruption in the muscles around the eyebrows, nerve disorders around the eyebrows, eye problems, or problems with the sinus cavity located behind the forehead bones. In someone with a cold cough that lasts more than one week, sometimes there is a secondary infection by bacteria. A person can experience a prolonged cold cough, accompanied by thick nasal discharge, greenish yellow, or sometimes accompanied by blood spots. People with a history of atopy or allergies can also experience a prolonged cold cough.
In nasal congestion that lasts a long time, nasal mucosa and sinuses will swell. Swelling of the mucosa can cause blocked sinus cavities, resulting in sinus cavity infections (sinusitis). People with sinusitis can feel pain in the upper jaw area (under the eyes) or forehead. The pain depends on the location of the sinus that is infected. There are 4 types of sinus cavities with different locations.
Generally sinusitis is accompanied by symptoms:
- headache or dizziness, head feels heavy
- pain in the maxilla / cheek
- pain in the forehead or temple
- throbbing pain that is increasingly apparent when people look down
- thick nose greenish or brownish discharge accompanied by odor
Your friend should consult with a doctor so that a definitive diagnosis can be determined and appropriate therapy is given. In the meantime, improve diet and rest patterns, drink lots of water, improve ventilation and lighting from the sun in a room or home. Use paracetamol or ibuprofen to treat pain, but don't take antibiotics without a doctor's prescription. Thus our answer, hopefully it helps. Regards.