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Could an earache cause severe neck pain?

Could an earache cause severe neck pain?

Not likely: I'm a spine specialist, not an ENT doctor, but i've never run across any data to show that an ear problem can cause any severe neck pain. On the flip side, problems in the neck can cause pain to be felt around the ear. I'd suggest seeing an ENT doctor in your area to evaluate the ear. If normal, then find yourself a spine specialist. ...Read more

Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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Ear Ache (Definition)

Pain felt in ear can be result of conditions that affect the ear directly such as ear infections, traumatic injury to ear, impacted ear wax, as well as benign or malignant growths of ear. Pain in ear can be referred from conditions that affect the throat, teeth, or jaw including tonsil/throat infections, dental infections, jaw joint inflammation, benign ...Read more


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Can strep cause severe neck pain?

Can strep cause severe neck pain?

Yes it can: Yes it can either directly from the inflamed throat or from the enlarge lymph nodes in the neck that could accompany strep when the infection is treated the pain slowly will go away if not see your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Wang Dr. Wang
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Can sinus infection cause ear neck shoulder pain?

Dr. Gary Wang Dr. Wang
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ear neck pain. : Usually not. The symptoms seems like cervical nerve root irritated. ...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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Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Can ear infection cause jaw pain?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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See an ENT specialis: Of course it can. A middle ear infection puts pressure on the eardrum, causing pain in TMJ and jaw. At the same time TMJ can cause earache. See ENT specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause neck pain when swallowing?

Not likely: Unless you are calling sore throat from laryngitis or pharyngitis which could possibly be allergic, pain in the back of neck does not happen from allergies. ...Read more

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Can arthritis cause neck tightness and headaches?

Can arthritis cause neck tightness and headaches?

Yes: If there are degenerative changes in the cervical or neck region of the spine, they can lead to inflammation creating muscular symptoms of tightness leading to a type of muscle contraction headache up the back of your head or occipital region. ...Read more

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Can sinuses cause migraines, neck pains and ear pains?

Not likely: But it can be clinically challenging to be sure that the sinus pain is not a migraine variant and it is possible to have both. If your doc can't help you sort this out ask for a referral. ...Read more

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Can hunching cause neck pain?

Can hunching cause neck pain?

Yes/No: Without a history of trauma, neck and shoulder pain can be caused by poor posture, a bad disc in the spine, or an irritated nerve in the neck. Try placing a lumbar support behind your lower back when sitting to help straighten your shoulders. ...Read more

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Can bad posture cause cause neck pain?

Can bad posture cause cause neck pain?

Yes: Slouching forward with rounded shoulders puts extra stress on the muscles and joints of the neck. This can create pain. ...Read more

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Can neck injury cause chest pain?

Can neck injury cause chest pain?

Possibly: Irritation to lower nerves in the neck can on occasion manifest as chest pain. But ruling out the more worrisome causes of chest pain needs to be done. ...Read more

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Does indigestion cause neck and jaw pain?

Does indigestion cause neck and jaw pain?

Careful: Pain from angina (ischemia to heart muscle) can fell like indigestion. Also can occur in the arms, shoulders, neck, jaw, throat, or back. I'd recommend an MD exam ASAP. ...Read more

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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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What can cause chronic neck pain?

What can cause chronic neck pain?

Cervical spine : Alot of things, muscle spasm, nerve compression, fascial irritation, instability. Be cautious about someone recommending surgery for neck pain alone. ...Read more

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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 GERD cause jaw and back pain?

Can GERD cause jaw and back pain?

Possibly: Depending upon the severity of the symptoms and how you react, it may be possible to suffer secondary muscular discomfort. ...Read more

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What can cause severe neck pain with lower back pain?

What can cause severe neck pain with lower back pain?

Many things: 30's female bemoans neck & low back pain. Assuming no more than chronic soft tissue problem, absent acuity, urgency & infection, then thought of primary pelvic sacroiliac joint injury; type commonly associated with chronic muscle spasms of contralateral posterior shoulder girdle (trapezius, rhomboids & latissimus dorsi). Rocky pelvis supports tilted spine tower with spastic muscle-cable supports. ...Read more

Dr. Craig Morton
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more