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Right side of face feels tight
A 32-year-old female asked:
Why would the right side of face feels tighter than left side and have headaches only on right side? it's been about a year since started
Dr. Bert Lianganswered
Specializes in Neurology
Many factors: The pathophysiology of headaches involves many things, from releases of certain neurotransmitters to changes in blood flow and permeability of vascula... Read More
731 viewsReviewed Apr 17, 2021
Focal headaches could be migraines but could be due to jaw, teeth, sinus mechanisms. Of value to pin down and treat the cause
Reviewed Apr 17, 2021
A 20-year-old member asked:
Why does the right neck/side of face go numb and tingly for 10 sec when slightly strained by moving it to look to my left? it constantly feels tight.
Dr. Albert C. Cuetteranswered
Neurology 60 years experience
Muscle tension: If you stretch the neck by looking towards the left and the tingling is on the right side, that is produced by muscle tension; the opposite may be pro... Read More
5.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 34-year-old female asked:
Suffering from headache, left side of face actually feels tight and tender almost like pins and needles, sharp pain in head?
Dr. Robert Kwokanswered
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Doctor can examine: Most people get a headache at some time, such as from colds, infections, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, ... Read More
95 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 20-year-old female asked:
Jaw feels tight and have some pain. eye feels different than the other on same side. vision doesnt seem to be affected. overall pressure on that side of face. have tmj and severe anxiety?
TMJ dysfunction: You appear to possess jaw problems which could explain your symptoms. Would see your local dentist, if this has not been done. Several dentists spec... Read More
22 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 20-year-old female asked:
Sense of trigmenial tightness on right side of face for 5 months. no pain just tightness and pressure feeling. blood tes all normal. will it go away?
Dr. Stuart Hickersonanswered
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Tightness: If you are experiencing tightness, this is more likely your facial nerve. Also, could be something associated with your electrolytes. CN 5 should mov... Read More
3.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 23-year-old female asked:
Tightness in jaw, clicking when i open my mouth, right side of face, teeth, jaw, have intense pain randomly throughout year. this is tmj not sinusitis?
Dr. Katharine Coxanswered
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
TMJ: The symptoms you are describing fit more with TMJ disease. Follow up with your dentist or oral surgeon.
3.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 38-year-old female asked:
I have tmj. yest right side of face cheek and jaw started feeling tight with pressure off & on slight eye pain. getting cramps,spasms, pain in my right jaw. feels like someone is pulling on it. never had these symptoms all at once. scared?
Dr. Yvette Kratzberganswered
Pediatrics 26 years experience
TMJ is a condition that involves inflammation of the joint as well as spasms and pain in the surrounding muscles. It is difficult to treat without add... Read More
Answered Apr 03, 2023
A female asked:
Ear & jaw pain, lazy feeling right side of face. sore/tight shoulders & neck. tingling in feet. small head "jerks" when relaxing. also suffer anxiety.
Dr. Daniel Rubensteinanswered
Dentistry 53 years experience
Multiple issues: Jaw and ear pain, and sore shoulder and neck might be due to TMJ dysfunction. This is often the result of bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenc... Read More
3.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 27-year-old female asked:
I have earache, a numb left side of face, tightness in my cheek, dizziness, stabbing head pain in left side, any info much appreciated?
Dr. Prem Guptaanswered
neurology 50 years experience
See a neurologist: You may have migraines with vertigo ( vertebro basilar migraines ) if your symptoms are intermittent.
4.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 25-year-old male asked:
Woke up hr ago, lft side of face tight/hard to move. couldn't lift eyes. that went away bt now arm goes numb and i have increasingly painful headache?
Dr. Harold Peltananswered
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Go to ER: Go to the emergency room immediately. This may turn out to be from a bad complicated migraine headache, but you must go to rule out brain aneurysm, st... Read More
3.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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