A 31-year-old female asked:
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random numb feeling in cheek and jaw (right side) tight neck muscles, anxiety, stress something else?

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Dr. Donald Cohen
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
A lot of things: Your symptoms may be related to stress but numbness needs to be fully evaluated as it may be early signs of something serious. You should see an oral ; maxillofacial surgeon to determine what is going on and make a definitive diagnosis or referral.
Answered on Feb 4, 2014
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
TMJ-TMD : TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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