A 32-year-old male asked:
When i lay down with my head prompted up on pillow like chin to chest. could that cause lt side neck pain and numb tingling in lower jaw and cheek?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Neck pain: Yes that position could cause impingement of a nerve to produce your symptoms. You need a complete history and physical examination done and probably imagining of your neck.
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