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Buffalo, New York
A 20-year-old female asked:

On/off head ear and neck pain for about a week.pain in face and down back.no fever. does this sound like sinus, wisdom tooth,ear/brain infection?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
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 and toothache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Diagnosis: What it sounds like is that you are having pain. To determine the cause of the pain requires a thorough examination, medical history, medication review, possibly imaging, possibly lab tests. Only with a complete understanding can the cause of your pain be diagnosed and then treated. Please seek evaluation by your General Physician or Urgent Care (not ER).
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Last updated Jan 21, 2023


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