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Could a spider bite in the ear cause jaw pain similar to getting punched?

Could a spider bite in the ear cause jaw pain similar to getting punched?

Quite Possible: I have not come across this, but it is possible. A spider bite typically causes a localized inflammatory response. The tempromandibular joint of your jaw comes into close proximity to your ear and thus could feel like jaw pain. If you already clench/grind your teeth, that area is already irritated and thus the spider bite could have made this discomfort more noticeable. ...Read more

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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


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Headache, upper full jaw pain, can only open mouth half way then get more pressure/pain in head. Seen dentist 3 weeks ago no issues. What is cause?

Internal derangement: Disc displacement without reduction. The
disc remains trapped in front of the condyle resulting in limited range of motion. Muscles of mastication in co-contraction to protect tmj. Stress of the uncertainty. All this leads to tension type headache.
Rec.: see an orofacial pain specialist for disk reduction and amelioration of the condition. ...Read more

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Can non infected fluid in the left middle ear cause jaw pain?

Yes.: I believe that referred pain can travel from the ear to the jaw. See ENT Dr if you don't improve ...Read more

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My daughter's skinpeeled from head to toe after what we think was a spider bite...what should we do?

? not a spider bite: After a strep or staph infection with strains that produce exfoliatin toxin (and related toxins) the skin commonly peels all over, not just in the area of infection. A bad spider bite could get infected or these infections can sometimes look like a "spider bite". It may be that is what is going on here. ...Read more

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Can percocet withdrawal cause ear/jaw pain?

Can percocet withdrawal cause ear/jaw pain?

Not particularly: Opiate withdrawal causes generalized muscle pain. Jaw muscles can also be painful. I am not aware of any association with earache. ...Read more

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Please tell me if TMJ can cause right side facial numbness ear and jaw pain?

Please tell me if TMJ can cause right side facial numbness ear and jaw pain?

Yes, It's Possible: Problems within the tm joint can cause a huge variety of symptoms, which differ from person to person. Ear and jaw pain are very common. Facial tingling and numbness are less common, but still possible. Unfortunately, there's really no proven way for you to take care of this problem yourself. You need to see a dentist who's experienced with TMJ problems. Get help before your symptoms worsen! ...Read more

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I think I have a spider bite and its located on my right breast it had a white head on it and I squeezed it and greenish puss came out?

I think I have a spider bite and its located on my right breast it had a white head on it and I squeezed it and greenish puss came out?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Ear, jaw pain and tooth sensitivity on the left side is caused by what?

Ear, jaw pain and tooth sensitivity on the left side is caused by what?

TMJ syndrome: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Headache, earache, sinus pain, tooth sensitivity and jaw pain are the common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Does an abscess tooth cause jaw pain and ear pain?

Does an abscess tooth cause jaw pain and ear pain?

Yes: Yes, more in lower jaw. See DDS ASAP to treat dental infection. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of throat, ear and jaw pain that has last for over a month? No one can tell me anything!

What could be the cause of throat, ear and jaw pain that has last for over a month? No one can tell me anything!

More investigation: 2 more exams needed. Review your symptoms with both 1) ear/nose/throat specialist and 2) dentist familiar with TMJ dysfunction. ...Read more

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Can you pop spider bites? It is very swollen with a huge white head and burns.

Can you pop spider bites? It is very swollen with a huge white head and burns.

See your doctor: It is best to have it looked at by your doctor to make sure it's not infected and needs drainage. You may also need antibiotics if infected. If you pop it, you risk infecting the area too info already infected. ...Read more

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Been havin bilateral jaw pain in front and below ear area. Intensified when bgin eat food. Almost like feeling of eating somethn sour. Burning. Causes?

Been havin bilateral jaw pain in front and below ear area. Intensified when bgin eat food. Almost like feeling of eating somethn sour. Burning. Causes?

Jaw pain: It sounds like either TMJ or salivary gland infection, either the parotid on the cheek or the submandibular under the jawline. TMJ more likely to be bilateral, but parotitis can be bilateral too - like mumps for example. You need to diagnose the focal cause of pain in question before addressing how to relieve it. ...Read more

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Can ear infection cause jaw pain?

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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What causes face pain below eye, ear pain and jaw pain, that becomes worse when sun goes down?

What causes face pain below eye, ear pain and jaw pain, that becomes worse when sun goes down?

Face Pain: This could be a tooth that is dying and radiating pain. It may get worse as the sun goes down as your blood pressure changes due to exercise or just lying down or getting up in the morning. I would see your dentist first then see your md to rule out ant other causes. ...Read more

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What are some causes for ear and jaw pain?

Many things: It could be ear related or jaw related and within those categories are many possibilities.
It is best to see an orofacial pain specialist for the jaw pain or a physician to rule out ear related pain. ...Read more

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Can you get ear & jaw pain from continuously stretching your mouth wide? Doc said tmj. Taking 400 mg motrin not helping. Achey pain. Spasms?

Yes, overstretching: Can cause 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 those emanating from the tmj. Earache and is a common symptom due to the close location to tmj. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. Rec.: orofacial pain practitioner for a consult. ...Read more

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Experiencing jaw pain and severe ear pain after eating for 4 months the pain starts in my teeth as I'm eating it hurts to bite down on food for a coup?

Experiencing jaw pain and severe ear pain after eating for 4 months the pain starts in my teeth as I'm eating it hurts to bite down on food for a coup?

Jaw Pain: Either you suffer from TMJ/TMD and you can read more about it at: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/tmj/home/ovc-20209398 or you are getting referred pain from a specific tooth or dental problem (or both). In any case if you want help please see a dentist who can examine you and determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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I have an achey pain on the hard palate behind upper wisdom tooth. There is NO TOOTH PAIN. Cavity in the tooth. Could this b the cause. Ear & jaw pain?

I have an achey pain on the hard palate behind upper wisdom tooth. There is NO TOOTH PAIN. Cavity in the tooth. Could this b the cause. Ear & jaw pain?

Yes: Dental decay involving the tooth nerve can often feel like it is coming from different locations (referred pain). See the dentist asap and get this taken care of. ...Read more

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Yesterday, I was nauseous & had severe vertigo. Today, some dull ear pain, pressure, headache, pain behind eyes, and jaw pain. Still a little bit dizzy. Eyes a little sensitive to the light. I am 22 y/o & healthy. Not on any meds. What could this be?

Sinusitis?: Your many symptoms fairly common in Sinusitis and Otitis Media (ear infections)Some classical symptoms of Sinusitis is head and ear pressure; vertigo; jaw pain; (Many pts. First see a Dentist thinking it's an abscess).Can have nausea from post nasal drainageRecommend nasal saline spray, moist heat to face, increase humidification. If no better need to see Doc for antibiotics +possible steroids. ...Read more

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Can jaw pain, ear pain, and soreness behind ear/neck be caused by sinus infection?

Can jaw pain, ear pain, and soreness behind ear/neck be caused by sinus infection?

Rarely: Unless the mastoid sinuses are infected, the pain is not expected to be in the areas. I suspect that you may have a jaw problem from teeth grinding. Consult your dentist. ...Read more

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Dentist says I have a mucus cyst on roof of mouth. I find myself constantly pushing on it with my tongue. Will cause ear and jaw pain?

Dentist says I have a mucus cyst on roof of mouth. I find myself constantly pushing on it with my tongue. Will cause ear and jaw pain?

Mucus cyst: The para-functional movement of your tongue and jaw may be causing a muscle pain that can cause this type of pain. Resist the temptation to play with the cyst and the symptoms may go away. ...Read more

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Ear ache sometimes in both ears, teeth sometimes hurt, very sharp jaw pain on right side of mouth mostly happens before bed, get it daily what is it?

Ear ache sometimes in both ears, teeth sometimes hurt, very sharp jaw pain on right side of mouth mostly happens before bed, get it daily what is it?

Pain and dysfunction: If the tmj/tmd issues last for awhile, some symptoms can affect the ear (s) in many ways. You may develop ringing in the ears; earaches, popping-grating-clicking that is heard constantly in the ears; roaring muffled sounds; hearing loss; on and on. It is better to see an ENT first if you have ear symptoms to rule out it being the ears as the source of the problem. ...Read more

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TMD dx. Ear pain, sore muscle down front of neck, popping jaw. Can this cause lower jaw pain next to molars under tongue? Cold fluid causes ear pain?

Yes, it can: Myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is one of the most common causes of persistent pain in the head, face and neck regions. A myofascial pain is defined as a localized deep tenderness in a taut band of skeletal muscle, tendon or ligament that has the ability to refer pain to another region known as a zone of reference (i.e., area of pain complaint). See orofacial pain doc ...Read more

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Spider bite 4 weeks ago still sore hot pains up and down body stabbing ankles wrists tingling tired aching head feels tight throat swollen ankles too?

Spider bite 4 weeks ago still sore hot pains up and down body stabbing ankles wrists tingling tired aching head feels tight throat swollen ankles too?

Is a spider bite?: It may not have been a spider bite. There have been many cases of skin infections caused by Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus (MRSA). The lesion is typically described as a spider bite. What happens is this organism penetrates the skin via hair follicle and makes its way into the body. It can evade the immune system, but it can also attack with vigor. Get a blood test! ...Read more