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A 51-year-old male asked:

I've been having severe neck grinding for sometime now and turning my head to the side causes a sharp stinging sensation and my facial & scalp are num?

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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Periodontics 44 years experience
Nerve firing: Sounds like the change in position pinches a nerve. Have it checked before there are permanent damages.
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