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Neck, head, jaw, ear pain on left side. get sharp pains periodically. left side of tongue numb feeling, no taste buds?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Have you been examined by a physician and dentist recently for these symptoms? You need a complete physical and tests to rule out any conditions that can be causing the blurry vision, chronic migraines, and numbness. Please call at once.

Answered May 13, 2014

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Dr. Paul Grin answered

Specializes in Pain Management

This type of pain may be caused by glossopharyngeal neuritis and/or elongation or calcification of the styloid ligament commonly referred to as Eagle's syndrome. In a true Eagle's syndrome, intraoral palpation of the styloid process through the tonsillar fossa will precipitate an attack of pain. Rec.: see a dentist for PAN x-ray and evaluation, or ENT or orofacial pain specialist.

Answered Mar 24, 2017

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