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nerve pain in jaw and ear

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Get an evaluation as it may be TMJ, or an underlying herpes zoster infection affecting you. A good exam should help determine the possible causes and ... Read More
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Neuritic condition: Your symptoms sound consistent with some form of neuritis of the 5th cranial nerve (trigeminal) although I cannot exclude TMJ as a possible contributo ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Multiple pain: This cannot be diagnosed over the internet. You need to have a thorough clinical exam with x-rays. Call your dentist or an oral surgeon for an examin ... Read More

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
And your question is: You did not actually ask a question. However I would recommend being evaluated by a neurologist.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Needle
62 years experience Pain management
Probably no infecton: Since the swelling does not respond to antibiotics it is unlikely an infection. Further investigation by MRI could help determine the cause of this. ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Who did you see?: Who prescribed the antibiotics? Who evaluated you? From your description, it may not be an infection, you need to first see a different physician, ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
TMJ: Likely TMJ. Joint noises not necessary. See oral surgeon. If TMJ confirmed, see TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training a ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
PCP: You may start with your PCP that may consult an ENT specialist if felt needed. It does sound neuralgic with source to be determined.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Swollen glands: Swollen glands indicate infection. Have you seen Dentist?
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
This : This may be shingles affecting the nerve that goes to the face/scalp. The typical skin eruption can follow behind the pain symptoms. A full evaluatio ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
TOS: 20 y female w. "numb" shoulder/arm, ipsilateral "plugged ear, jaw pain" & lateral-posterior ipsilateral "head pressure&qu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Multiple factors:: facial neuritis, TMJ issues, trigeminal neuragia/neuritis,You need a medical exam an nerve conduction studies. Cannot be diagnosed on this site.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Neuralgia: I would wonder how early shingles was ruled out? Early shingles does not leave any objective physical findings... Glosssopharyngeal neuralgia is uncom ... Read More
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