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numbness in neck and jaw

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
See neurologist: These symptoms point to a problem with the nervous system, likely in the brain. See a neurologist or primary care physician for evaluation.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Marchetti
19 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Do not pass go...: Go directly to the emergency room.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashraf Guirgues
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
No connection : Although the tingling in the hand and neck may be related to spinal nerve root compression but the hip and knee pain is not related. Arthritis in the ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Nerve: This may simply be an irritable superficial nerve which may improve on its own especially if you have no other neurologic symptoms. If symptoms persis ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
A few thought.: This is not an easy answer and something youneed to ask your physician. One thought is TMJ also know as temporal mandibular joint syndrome = in your j ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Pain: Your cervical vertebrae may be impinging on your nerves causing tingling in your arms and fingers.
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A female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes....: Bulging disc in the neck can cause neuropathy - numbness down the arm / hand - not the chest
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
See below: Perhaps, position of neck compresses nerve root, but may have problem over brachial plexus such as thoracic outlet, or less likely nerve compression a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Pain in the neck: or cervicalgia, is the most common syndrome seen in PCP practice. May be due to a muscle strain or ligament sprain and with associated symptoms headac ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
No: Not jaw......Cranial nerve V (3rd division of trigeminal nerve) innervates the jaw not a spinal nerve. Upper back issue can cause symptoms at that le ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Your question is?: You have not asked a question. Have the issue evaluated and be sure the doctor checks you for spondylitis.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Could be: Could be from ear infection, TMJ dysfunction, throat or tonsil infection, impacted wisdom tooth, neoplasm, systemic disease, muscle sprain, neurologic ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Get checked: Strange face, jaw and neck shoulder pain could be heart or nerve related. Best to see the emergency room for these symptoms. Good luck
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience in Dentistry
Not in my opinion: I have not know TMJ to have these symptoms. Generally TMJ causes stiffness and pain of the facial muscles and the joint. Pain can radiate to the neck ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Be seen by a Dr.: This might be a minor issue but at our age, it's often wise to check it out and find an early cardiovascular problem early. Carotid artery blockages c ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Barbuto
Specializes in Neurology
Unclear: Numbness in hand from middle to pinky suggests ulnar nerve impingement. If bone spurs were related pattern would usually be different from this. How ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See you dentist: This could be early signs of TMJ which is the joint between your jaw and your skull, or just grinding which you may need to use a mouth gaurd.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Chest pain: Lots of possibilities, first get checked to be sure the serious ones are not in play.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: A pinched nerve certainly can, most notably in a distribution starting at the base of your skull in the back and wrapping up around your scalp and ont ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle tension: Consider electrolyte imbalance such as calcium or magnesium.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Schultz
28 years experience in Neurosurgery
Yes: Often a pinched nerve in the neck or other cause of neck muscle stiffness can cause the "greater occipital nerve" to get irritated and produce sensati ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Maybe, maybe not: Pain in the collarbone area is not a common sign or symptom in tmd. However, very tight jaw muscles and neck pain are commonly seen in tmd. It sounds ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Burney
42 years experience in Ophthalmology
Shoulder, neck pain: Need to be evaluated, could be shoulder or neck related arithritis.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
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Go to ER: The symptoms you are describing could mean anything from a simple viral associated headache or an atypical migraine to something more serious such as ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Muscle strain: You most likely have muscle strain (trapezius?). Applying local heat will help. Meanwhile, an NSAID like naproxen if safe for you, can give pain relie ... Read More
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