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Temple tenderness Prednisone helped. Blood tests show no inflammation What could it be?

Posted In: Temporal Arteritis 0 Replies
  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • May 2, 2014
  • 10:24 PM

I had extreme tenderness in a small, specific area of my temple. Since I was in the 3rd world, I self-diagnosed. I thought it was temporal arteritis, so I took Prednisone - for 2 months.
Now, back in the US, blood tests show no inflammation and the Dr. (rheumatologist) has no idea what it was.

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