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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Alternative answer: The pain over face and jaw could be due to dental or temperomandibular joint problems, and if severe and intense, would suspect trigeminal neuralgia, ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Then see a neurologist and find out if you really have an issue.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience in Prosthodontics
Lock Jaw: Good day; Try warm heat in TMJ areas; a moderate dose of OTC medication like ibuprofen, moderate dose may relax muscles.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
Depends: Depends on the severity of the injury. In this case sounds like shearing or crush injury but sometimes if it's stretch with no damage to the axon it m ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Maybe--see Dr: 42 isn't that old for DJD to be assumed to be the culprit, and prolonged symptoms may worsen or become irreversible--so see your dr or a neurologist ( ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Pain may be present: A "pinched nerve" in the back can cause radiating pain down a leg. Some ms pts get diffuse leg pains and cramps. A ruptured disc can cause numbness ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: It can cause pain , weakness , numbness , burning pain, spasm, or coldness or other more bizarre symptoms in the innervated areas., see a doctor i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: Although inflammation in the hand can cause shoulder pain at times (hand-shoulder syndrome), the face is not neurally connected to the arm.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Blake
44 years experience in Podiatry
Neural Tension Sx: Nerve pain is the most disabling pain one can get. The nerve pathways go right to the brain. They say if you look at a nerve funny you will have 9 mon ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience in Pain Management
Probably: Caffeine is an interesting compound; it is known to trigger pain in the jaws and head as well as alleviate such pains. You can always try to reduce c ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience in Family Medicine
I suppose: I suppose you could say that but nerve pain from a specific spinal nerve is usually more well defined and produce more acute pain than ms.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Could be: If you have optic nerve swelling, with loss of vision, you could have optic neuritis. If when you flex or extend your neck, you have electrical shock ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
CRPS in the Head: When any new symptoms appear, talk with your doctor as soon as possible.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience in Neurology
Could : Whether there is damage (let alone whether it is permanent) can be best determined by a good neurologic exam and may require an emg.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Masson
32 years experience in Neurosurgery
It can: The pinched nerve can cause a occipital headache if it is at the c34 level, otherwise indirect muscular headaches can occur from mechanical disc and m ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience in Cardiology
Radiating pain.: Although one could experience some shortness of breath, more common would be a radiculopathy (pain radiating to one or more limbs). Less common would ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience in Neurology
TMJ: Is the mostly likely cause, best to check with your primary physician as you may need a referral to an oral sugeon.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Mittal
15 years experience in Neurology
Nerves: It could be a number of things like sarcoidosis, wegener's disease and others. Please work with a neurologist to figure out your disease.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: It depends on the nerve involved. The symptoms may include numbness or weakness but your question needs to be more specific.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wilkins
28 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sural nerve: the sural nerve is a sensory nerve only-transmits sensation from the skin on the outside of the foot and ankle. It is unusual for it to be pinched an ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
Thenar atrophy: The thenar muscles are at the base of the thumb. Normally they are rounded and when there is atrophy the thenar eminence becomes flat. The thenar musc ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See doctor: External trauma is not likely to damage vagus nerve but you should have doctor check you out for damage to the larynx. For good health - Have a diet r ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It may be a factor: Skeletal anomalies and/or associated malocclusions can be a contributing factor in internal derangements of the TMJ and problems with the articular di ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It should not: It is not typical for pinched nerve in neck to cause throat tightness. Go see your doctor for evaluation.
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