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A 32-year-old male asked:

can stress cause soreness in palate & neck. ongoing for a few weeks. gp & dentist couldn't find anything obvious? took antibiotics and had 2 fillings?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes stress and : Epilepsy( as u mentioned) can cause your symptoms. If all tests are negative, be reasssured that you will be fine!
Dr. Joel Piehl
Periodontics 51 years experience
Clenching ?: Stress might be causing you to clench or grind on your teeth(bruxism). This can result in neck and mouth pain as well has headaches.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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