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Can anxiety cause jaw pain?

Can anxiety cause jaw pain?

No: Jaw pain can be caused from misalignment of the jaw structures or tooth abscesses. Get a Dental and an Orthodontic evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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Can my neck pain cause anxiety?

Can my neck pain cause anxiety?

Anxiety: Any pain can cause anxiety. This is evident by the fact you are concerned enough to ask this very important question. Pain is probably one of the most common reasons that patients seek medical attention. Whether, a practitioner agrees or not with pain being a fifth vitals sign, listening to your patient and carefully assessing their needs is most important to prevent anxiety or other problems. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause earache?

Can anxiety cause earache?

I have never seen it: Anxiety can cause a lot of things, but earache would be unlikely. See your family doctor or an ENT doctor to establish a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause back pain and indigestion?

Can anxiety cause back pain and indigestion?

Anxiety: Anxious people get tense and this can cause muscular back pain. Indigestion is quite common also as there is a delay in gastric emptying in high anxiety along with an increase in acid production. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause jaw pain?

Can GERD cause jaw pain?

Gerd and jaw pain: The jaw pain is caused because the jaw in a way to protect itself from the over production of acid through stomach and into the mouth will close and flex. The constant flex of muscles in jaw manifests as jaw pain and/or ear pain. The cause is always stress. Treating gerd and the jaw imbalance together will help. U need to see your physician and dentist and have them work together. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can neurogical pain cause anxiety?

Can neurogical pain cause anxiety?

It does: As opposed to a mechanistic model of disease which suggests that whenever there is pain there is something wrong with the body, the biopsychosocial model postulates that a person is a complex unit and the body cannot be separated from the mind. Pain is as strongly associated with anxiety as with depressive disorders. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a part of neurological treatment. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause back pain?

Anxiety & back pain?: Yes. stress and anxiety can cause back pain. When we're anxious we experience muscle tension. The back is one place that this tension is frequently most pronounced. The tension leads to contraction, unhealthy posture, & sometimes pain. Back pain is one of the most common medical sxs, so do see your doc for an evaluation for medical conditions that could be causing ur pain & to discuss ur anxiety ...Read more

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Will anxiety cause pain?

Sometimes anxiety: Is associated with pain. I perform medical acupuncture. I often do a technique to reduce anxiety and the person finds that even though i did not specifically treat their pain - that it has resolved. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause abdominal pain, pressure or discomfort?

Anxiety: A common question anxiety can exacerbate underlying issues, such as acid secretion or irritable bowel disease, which in turn makes the symptoms worse so yes. ...Read more

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Can anxiety disorder cause nerve pain?

No: But anxiety can be converted by the brain into somatic symptomatology which includes pain. Determining whether this is "nerve pain" or something else is best left to your neurologist or psychological therapist. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause kidney pain?

Can stress and anxiety cause kidney pain?

Stress & kidneys?: stress and anxiety can increase the perception of pain & amt of pain experienced. So, these may contribute 2 pain. Anxiety, by itself, doesn't cause "kidney" pain. Nerve endings that terminate near the kidney will be irritated if the the kidney is inflamed (Bc of infection, for ex) or a stone may cause pain passing thru another structure. C ur doc ASAP if u have kidney pain 2 find cause & treat! ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth pain medication cause tightness in throat?

Can wisdom teeth pain medication cause tightness in throat?

Possibly: Tightness in the throat, wheezing, ithy-ness, redness, and angioedema can be associated with an allergic reaction. Any itching in mouth? Stop med and call your doc...He/she can prescribe a diiferent med. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause chest pain and heat?

Yes it could: Especially if a consequence of your anxiety is hyperventilation. See a mental health counselor and get your emotions under control. Could we guide you here online via a Concierge visit? ...Read more

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Can stress cause arm pain and pressure?

Can stress cause arm pain and pressure?

Yes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause constant chest discomfort?

Yes indeed: You are correct - there are anxiety relieving techniques and drugs - speak to your doctor, get a good physical and ask about stress relieving options ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause these lower back pain?

Can stress and anxiety cause these lower back pain?

Maybe: Although it is generally accepted there is an association between increased stress/anxiety and lower back pain, there are no good studies to explain why and how. Most attribute the pain to muscle tension, but there are theories of unconscious anger & rage. I would 1st suggest that you see your pcp to see if there is another source of your pain that can be identified & treated. Then try yoga. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause left arm pain?

Can anxiety cause left arm pain?

Can cause all pain: Not only can anxiety cause left arm pain but it can cause right arm and leg, left leg, neck, shoulder, & ankle pains as well. Get the idea? However, doctors are trained to take a complaint like that & FIRST make sure there's nothing NON-psychological that could be responsible which is more often than not the case. You may be surprised that there's relief for your pain if you'd visit your doctor. ...Read more

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Can pain killers cause heart problems?

Can pain killers cause heart problems?

Narcotics?: If by pain killers, you mean narcotics, they're not directly harmful per se, in fact, morphine is a time honored treatment for both heart attack (myocardial infarction) and acute heart failure (pulmonary edema) - however, IV drug abusers are at grave risk for infecting their heart valves (endocarditis) which is a lethal disease unless promptly treated (and sometimes requires open heart surgery). ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Jaw Pain (Definition)

Jaw pain is pain in the upper and lower jaws including the tmj. There are many causes of jaw pain and your dentist usually ...Read more