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Can TMJ also cause stiff neck? Jaw line aches, ringing in ears, stiff neck, slight vertigo jaw stiff but can move it fine. Jaw click/cracks is their help

Can TMJ also cause stiff neck? Jaw line aches, ringing in ears, stiff neck, slight vertigo jaw stiff but can move it fine. Jaw click/cracks is their help

TMD\TMJ: All the symptoms that you mention can be related to temporormandibular joint dysfunction commonly referred to as tmj. See a dentist with experience and training in this area for an evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Spinning Sensation (Definition)

Vertigo is a clinical finding where one is standing still but feels like the room is in motion, spinning around him. Vertigo is ...Read more


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Can neck strain cause vertigo? Slept on my neck wrong, now it is aching and I feel off balance. Been happening pretty often lately.

Can neck strain cause vertigo? Slept on my neck wrong, now it is aching and I feel off balance. Been happening pretty often lately.

No: Separate issues

see ENT md for vertigo/ off balance

see rehab md

may get immediate relief by neck position
as sleep.

Wrap your arm around pillow next to chest so arms are
'down' while sleeping

head pillow has to be firm enough, and head must beperpendicular to your shoulder and not touching your
shoulder as you sleep. ...Read more

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I'm a 17 yrs. Old girl with frequent fevers & nosebleeds 4 the past few months. Dizzy, neck & back aches, vertigo. Help?

I'm a 17 yrs. Old girl with frequent fevers & nosebleeds 4 the past few months. Dizzy, neck & back aches, vertigo. Help?

See a doctor: With symptoms going on this long, it is very important you see a doctor as soon as possible. In order to determine what's going on, a complete history and physical exam, and likely some type of blood work, will be needed to determine your diagnosis. ...Read more

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On most mornings for past year I wake up shaky, SUPER dizzy (vertigo) and groggy/exhausted. Sometimes mild neck and shoulder aches. ENT work up clear.

On most mornings for past year I wake up shaky, SUPER dizzy (vertigo) and groggy/exhausted. Sometimes mild neck and shoulder aches. ENT work up clear.

? sleep disorder: Sounds like your sleep pattern is disrupted, and would urge an overnight sleep study as the next step. Although might consider thyroid and anemia issues, so, make sure these too have been ruled out.
If this seems non-productive, have a Concierge appt. Here onsite. ...Read more

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Had a vertigo spell, went away. Inner ears aches & congested, side of neck under ear sore to touch, nasal congestion, slight fatigue. Sore throat?

Had a vertigo spell, went away. Inner ears aches & congested, side of neck under ear sore to touch, nasal congestion, slight fatigue. Sore throat?

URI: Sounds like you got it pretty bad as far as symptoms go! Most likely this is a viral upper respiratory infection but it could be complicated by a bacterial ear infection. Depending on how long you've had it you might want to get it looked at. I wish you a speedy recovery ...Read more

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Grandma 190bp stabilise @ 160 today, complain of persistent neck ache. Dizziness gone after medication. What to do?

Grandma 190bp stabilise @ 160 today, complain of persistent neck ache. Dizziness gone after medication. What to do?

Be concerned: I would be worried about carotid dissection from increased blood pressure. This is an emergency and must be evaluated immediately. Go to er. ...Read more

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I have had a sore neck, dizziness and poor appetite/sickness feeling for past 4 days. I recently took a long Hall flight. Could this be a cause?

I have had a sore neck, dizziness and poor appetite/sickness feeling for past 4 days. I recently took a long Hall flight. Could this be a cause?

Sick: Certainly you could have gotten a viral infection while traveling. Make sure you are drinking adequate fluids.
If no better in another day or two, I would see your primary care physician or go to an urgent care facility.
I don't think at this time you need to go to the emergency department, unless the symptoms get worse or you develop other symptoms. ...Read more

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I have bein diagnosed with straightening of the neck. Can this cause sore scalp and dizziness?

I have bein diagnosed with straightening of the neck. Can this cause sore scalp and dizziness?

Neck Straightening: Several conditions, from congenital disorders to poor posture, may cause the head to move out of its natural position. With torticollis, or wry neck, the muscles on one side of the head spasm, causing the head to twist to one side. With kyphosis, the muscles on the front of the neck pull the head forward. In many cases, these conditions may be corrected with surgery, but exercises can also help. ...Read more

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I have sore neck, dizziness mainly when standing, fatigue, and occasionaly very light pain in my head ?

I have sore neck, dizziness mainly when standing, fatigue, and occasionaly very light pain in my head ?

Need an exam: There are multiple causes for each of your symptoms and it's quite possible they are not all related to the same problem. Dizziness on standing can be a sign of low blood pressure, among other causes. You won't find the answer to your symptoms on the internet. If concerned you need to see your physician, discuss your symptoms with he or she, have your BP checked sitting and standing etc. Etc. ...Read more

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What can cause tinnitus, blocked ears, dizziness, headache and neck ache?

What can cause tinnitus, blocked ears, dizziness, headache and neck ache?

TMJ TMD: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. TMD can be divided into disorders related to the muscles of mastication and TMJ. Earache, tinnitus, headache, toothache, neck pain and clicks are common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to the successful treatment. See orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment. ...Read more

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Back neck muscles ache, dizziness, light headed, ears burning, what could this mean?

Back neck muscles ache, dizziness, light headed, ears burning, what could this mean?

Anxiety/neuro: This could be due to anxiety. But you should see a neurologist to make sure it is nothing physical in your brain. ...Read more

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22y male, dull pain and ache only on left side chest, back, shoulder, neck and uper arm. No shortness of breath, nausea or dizziness. What's the dx?

Chest pain? Etiol: Cardiac cause such as pericarditis needs to be evaluated. Could also be musculosketetal / neuromuscular. Needs further workup. ...Read more

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I have swollen painful lymph nodes on one side of my neck, a headache, a fever, a sore neck, dizziness, shortness of breath this has come on in 24 hrs?

I have swollen painful lymph nodes on one side of my neck, a headache, a fever, a sore neck, dizziness, shortness of breath this has come on in 24 hrs?

Infection: You sound like you have an infection, possibly bacterial or viral, or both. The shortness of breath is the worrisome thing in your description. You should see a doctor very soon. ...Read more

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Been suffering with constant headaches, pressure in head and eyes, eye pain, neck pain, teeth aching, dizziness, what could it be?

Been suffering with constant headaches, pressure in head and eyes, eye pain, neck pain, teeth aching, dizziness, what could it be?

Get checked: You should see both a doctor and a dentist for evaluations. With these symptoms there could be many causes. There are both dental and medical issues here with some overlapping symptoms. ...Read more

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Fatigue, dizziness worsened by being upright), light sensitivity, sensitivity behind ear radiating to jaw, anxiety. Sore neck and back?

Fatigue, dizziness worsened by being upright), light sensitivity, sensitivity behind ear radiating to jaw, anxiety. Sore neck and back?

There can be many: Causes Dizziness is a common symptom in neurology and has lots of different causes

There are lots of different causes of dizziness - migraine, middle ear problems (vestibular disorders - like BPPV or labyrinthitis)- and drug side effects are all common ones. Medications can also causes these symptoms as well. Schedule an appointment with a primary care physician, ...Read more

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Fever, aches and pains, chills, stiff neck, dizziness, stomach pain, headache very weak, bedridden for 24hrs now. Should I go to the hospital?

Fever, aches and pains, chills, stiff neck, dizziness, stomach pain, headache very weak, bedridden for 24hrs now. Should I go to the hospital?

Flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP after 4 days or so. Take this opportunity and quit smoking. ...Read more

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Cold sweats, sore throat, stiff neck, headaches, dizziness, and night sweats. Should I see a doctor?

Yes: Based on your symptoms, I would advise you to be seen. Could just be a virus, but hard to tell without an examination. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat neck pain when looking down & up, inflamed tonsils, small red lumps far back on my tongue, dizziness, fatigue, could you please help?

Virus: You gave symptoms of a viral, infection. The best thing you can do at this time is to stay hydrated, drink lots of fluids, eat moderately. Things like chicken soup are good. Use ibuprophen or tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with the pain. See a doctor if you are getting worse or do not start to feel better in a day or two. ...Read more

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Weak/Sore upper arms, tremors, somewhat weak legs, stiff neck, tingling in feet and fingers, dizziness for months. Got MRI, clean. I'm 17, what is it?

Weak/Sore upper arms, tremors, somewhat weak legs, stiff neck, tingling in feet and fingers, dizziness for months. Got MRI, clean. I'm 17, what is it?

Weakness, dizziness: Hi Alec: You've had symptoms for several months. Did you have an infection prior to these symptoms starting? I am assuming the MRI was the spine (or brain?). In any case, an evaluation by a neurologist is essential. There are several possibilities, and best to see a specialist like neurology. Good luck! ...Read more

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For 3 months dizziness, swollen tonsils, fatigue, tight sore feeling in my neck and jaw, blood work came back clean, throat swab clean, what's wrong?

For 3 months dizziness, swollen tonsils, fatigue, tight sore feeling in my neck and jaw, blood work came back clean, throat swab clean, what's wrong?

Need 2nd opinion: Time to get another perspective and work up by an ENT doctor if this is continues to rule out mono or other viral syndromes that may not show up on the swab you had done. ...Read more

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I have pressure and pain in my head and neck. Nauseated and muscle ache. Is this normal with vertigo? Pain gotten worse the last 2 days

? migraine: You describe symptoms which could well be consistent with migraine, as paroxysmal vertigo can occur in these circumstances. Your symptoms should be assessed by a neurologist or headache specialist, as control can easily be achieved if this is indeed migraine. ...Read more

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Slightly sore throatsome crackle sounds when I breath in at top of chest/bottom of throat. Clean chest xray. Slight headache/vertigo, sob exertion what is?

Viral: Looks like viral upper respiratory tract infection or bronchitis. You can use otc cough, cold medicine for 5-7 days or until better. Do salt water gargling 2-3 times a day for relief of sore throat. Push fluids. Call your doctor if no improvement in 48-72 hrs. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

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