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What are the symptoms of temporal arteritis?

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The symptoms of temporal arteritis include:   • Severe headaches  • Scalp tenderness  • Soreness in the jaw or face, especially with chewing  • Vision changes • Stroke • Narrowing of large blood vessels (stenosis)  • Enlarged blood vessels (aneurysm)






If you get narrowing of the blood vessels that lead to your arms or legs, your limbs may feel tired or achy. Other symptoms may include fever, weight loss, night sweats, depression, fatigue, and a general feeling of being ill.  

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American College of Rheumatology.

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 13, 2018

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American College of Rheumatology.

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 13, 2018

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