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Can food poisoning lead to ear infection and then neck and jaw pain?

Can food poisoning lead to ear infection and then neck and jaw pain?

Unrelated: These represent separate body compartments.There is no way to put a gut reaction together with something going on in the head/neck.. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


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I'm worried about a stiff neck and jaw pain in my face and arms and legs head aches pain down my nose and pressure in ears?

I'm worried about a stiff neck and jaw pain in my face and arms and legs head aches pain down my nose and pressure in ears?

TMD?: Those symptoms may indicate a tmj/craniomandibluar disorder, or cmd. A bad bite, or malocclusion, can cause all of these issues. Neuromuscular evaluation and treatment may help you. ...Read more

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24/7 ringing in ears. And stiff neck. When I apply pressure to my neck the ringing gets louder. As well as chest pain & jaw pain?

24/7 ringing in ears. And stiff neck. When I apply pressure to my neck the ringing gets louder. As well as chest pain & jaw pain?

See provider: Your neck is stiff and affects the symptoms that you have so that you should see your health provider for an assessment of your neck area and above and below there for nerve compression reasons and possibly other neurologic problems ...Read more

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Had TMJ nearly two years. Ear stuffiness and jaw pain has abated.Now have tightness and pain in neck and shoulders. Improvement or is is getting worse?

Had TMJ nearly two years. Ear stuffiness and jaw pain has abated.Now have tightness and pain in neck and shoulders. Improvement or is is getting worse?

Hard to say: Hard to say without more information. See a TMJ expert for advice. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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18 years old, ear fullness right side, stiff and swollen neck mostly on right side, headache, jaw pain. What could it be? Related to what?

18 years old, ear fullness right side, stiff and swollen neck mostly on right side, headache, jaw pain. What could it be? Related to what?

Ear fullness: You may have fliud or an infection in your right ear causing swollen lymph nodes, a swollen neck and jaw pain as well as a headache. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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I have sharp shooting pains in my left ear, jaw pain and now pain is running down my neck and my head behind my ear going toward the top of my head. What is the problem???!

I have sharp shooting pains in my left ear, jaw pain and now pain is running down my neck and my head behind my ear going toward the top of my head. What is the problem???!

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You should consult a doctor at your earliest. Women often have atypical pain from heart disease and that needs to be excluded. ...Read more

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Jaw pain pain infront of ear pain im ear sharp pain running up the side of my head and toothache neck pain Tmj? Or somethng serious?

Jaw pain pain infront of ear pain im ear sharp pain  running up the side of my head and toothache neck pain Tmj? Or somethng serious?

TMJ: Likely TMJ, which can be serious. Something more serious? You need an exam to know for sure. See a board certified oral surgeon for diagnosis. He can treat you, or refer you. ...Read more

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Ear pain and pain under jaw pain even in back neck all left side. Dr said no ear infection just red. But i can't even sleep it hurts so bad?

Ear pain and pain under jaw pain even in back neck all left side. Dr said no ear infection just red. But i can't even sleep it hurts so bad?

Red?: What does he/she mean "red"? No diagnosis? Might be a TMJ disorder. I'd have an oral surgeon look at you. If TMJ, see a TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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I have jaw pain, occasional tooth pain, headaches, neck pain and sometimes pain in my ear - all on the right side of my head. Feel generally unwell.

I have jaw pain, occasional tooth pain, headaches, neck pain and sometimes pain in my ear - all on the right side of my head. Feel generally unwell.

TMD + ?: See your dentist to determine if this is TMD\TMJoint Dysfunction related (plus other dental problems) and also see your physician to check out your general medical health. When were you last dental and medical check-ups? The way to better health and relief will be through personal one on one evaluations and not internet searches for diagnosis and treatment. ...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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Pain from from behind my ear down my neck on left side. Left arm always feel sore too. Sharp pains in my back too also. A little left jaw pain too?

Pain from from behind my ear down my neck on left side. Left arm always feel sore too. Sharp pains in my back too also. A little left jaw pain too?

Not typical of TMJ: Your description is not typical of dental mediated problems. That said, have your dentist check you to rule out clenching, grinding, malocclusion, abscess, gum infection. Ask physician to evaluate for non-dental issues. Multiple possible causes for this type of pain distribution. Evaluation by ENT may be in order. ...Read more

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At least once a day.Headache, ear feels hot/full.Eye & temple pressure, jaw pain, shooting pain back of neck, occurs on one side only(right) please help?

At least once a day.Headache, ear feels hot/full.Eye & temple pressure, jaw pain, shooting pain back of neck, occurs on one side only(right) please help?

Possible TMJ: The way your teeth meet, may need adjustment, so possibly you favor one side or possibly clench or grind your teeth. Temporomandibular joint / muscles -problems can present these symptoms. See a dentist for an evaluation. Try to keep a log of what your were doing immediately prior to each "event" as this may help you or your dentist determine if any harmful habit is causing your problem. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant, having lower left jaw pain and a headache that is on the left side from the temple to my neck. No fever tooth or ear pain. Dr visit?

Pain: Pain is an indicator of a problem that needs addressing so yes a dr visit is in order. I would start with my obgyn then an ent/dentist and be sure to let all know you are pregnant. ...Read more

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I thought i healed from impacted wisdom tooth extraction, no pain for 5 weeks. Now i feel like i did before extraction jaw pain, neck pain ear pain. ?

I thought i healed from impacted wisdom tooth extraction, no pain for 5 weeks. Now i feel like i did before extraction jaw pain, neck pain ear pain. ?

See surgeon : Very interesting. There may be some residual inflammation from the surgery or an issue with an adjacent tooth. I would strongly recommend contacting the oral surgeon and inform him of this ASAP. ...Read more

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Ear & jaw pain, lazy feeling right side of face. Sore/tight shoulders & neck. Tingling in feet. small head "jerks" when relaxing. Also suffer anxiety.

Ear & jaw pain, lazy feeling right side of face. Sore/tight shoulders & neck. Tingling in feet. small head "jerks" when relaxing. Also suffer anxiety.

Multiple issues: Jaw and ear pain, and sore shoulder and neck might be due to TMJ dysfunction. This is often the result of bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching), which is often caused by stress. See your dentist for a diagnosis and treatment. See your medical doctor for the feet tingling, especially if it is recurring or lasts longer than 7-10 days. ...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?

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?

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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Buring in throat horsness ear pain jaw pain neck and sholder pain pain around my temples spaced out dizzines Back pain any ideas? Should I go to er?

TMJ Symptoms are: persistent throat or ear pain and hoarseness, tension type headache (temples) and dizziness, followed by restricted mandibular movement, and noises from the TMJ. See an oral surgeon or orthodontist for examination and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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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


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more