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Have a canker sore bottom left gum for a few days I just recently started doing the salt water thing right now my left jaw/under/neck is sore scared!!

Have a canker sore bottom left gum for a few days I just recently started doing the salt water thing right now my left jaw/under/neck is sore scared!!

Canker sores: Are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks only. They can be painful and can make eating and talking very difficult, can make your jaw under neck sore and are the most common oral lesions. It is always a good idea to visit your dentist to support the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have low temperature, swollen glands tender under jaw and achey neck. Sore throat. More forgetful than normal and slow thoughts and more tired. Help?

I have low temperature, swollen glands tender under jaw and achey neck. Sore throat. More forgetful than normal and slow thoughts and more tired. Help?

You may have: A viral infection that may actually be infectious mononucleosis, or bacterial pharyngitis such as strep throat. Whatever medicines you take for these symptoms may also be responsible for making your brain feel that way. Most viral infections will finish its course in 3-7 days by itself, and bacterial infections will require antibiotics to treat. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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What causes ear, jaw, neck pain with soreness, swelling and difficulty swallowing all on the left side.

What causes ear, jaw, neck pain with soreness, swelling and difficulty swallowing all on the left side.

Complex: The head and neck is exquisitely intricate. Could be anything from an ear or upper respiratory infection to TMJ syndrome to cancer in a smoker. Could be a dental problem too. If worsening need an ENT doc to examine you, especially if a smoker. Motrin can help relieve symptoms. But if worse after the drug wears off need to see a doc. ...Read more

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Woke with r upper jaw sore, neck tender, feels out of place, can't chew...Teeth ok. This was on l with ludwigs angina. Feels bruised?

Woke with r upper jaw sore, neck tender, feels out of place, can't chew...Teeth ok. This was on l with ludwigs angina. Feels bruised?

Possible TMJ: But so difficult to diagnose with no other info. You say your teeth are 'ok', but how do you know? Has a dentist recently examined you with radiographs? Either way give a local dentist a call for a consult. If you feel your tongue swelling (possible mandibular dental infection) go immediately to the er. Ludwigs angina can close off your airway. ...Read more

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What causes your nose and lips to tingle bilaterally sometimes but mostly on the left? Tmj hurts and jaw hinge very sore, neck pain too. MRI is good

What causes your nose and lips to tingle bilaterally sometimes but mostly on the left? Tmj hurts and jaw hinge very sore, neck pain too. MRI is good

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Description sounds like trigeminal nerualgia, This could be part of the TMJ. Probably benign but you may want to Google trigeminal neuralgia. I would recommed you see a TMJ specialist. Can treat TMJ like any muacle strain but you may need a dental prosthesis or an injection into the joint, but be careful. The facial nerve is close by. Topical such as Voltaren (diclofenac) Gel can be tried. ...Read more

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My psychiatrist took me from 15 mg of Lexapro to 10 mg of celexa. I'm having withdrawl symptoms, jaw clenching, sore neck, etc. I'm also experiencing some depression. How long can I expect these symptoms to last? I knew this would happen as it's like d

My psychiatrist took me from 15 mg of Lexapro to 10 mg of celexa. I'm having withdrawl symptoms, jaw clenching, sore neck, etc. I'm also experiencing some depression. How long can I expect these symptoms to last? I knew this would happen as it's like d

Lexapro/celexa: I don't know the full reason for this change. However, 15 mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) equals 30 mg of celexa. The physical effects can take a couple of weeks to clear; however, since you are feeling depressed, you should call your psychiatrist tomorrow. Lexapro (escitalopram) is a derivative of celexa, but not everyone does equally well with a change. Also your dose is lowered, so please make contact soon. ...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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Experience excruciating pain in temple, ear, (with ringing) jaw, sore neck/throat, with headache, vicodin, ibruprofen do not alleviate. Longest 3 days?

Experience excruciating pain in temple, ear, (with ringing) jaw, sore neck/throat, with headache, vicodin, ibruprofen do not alleviate. Longest 3 days?

Headache: There are a number of things that this could be, but if the headache is truly "excruciating" I would have you go to the emergency room today. Feel better. ...Read more

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What cause your glands in your neck and jaw to swell and be sore? Also been having headaches for the last few days.

What cause your glands in your neck and jaw to swell and be sore? Also been having headaches for the last few days.

Glands: Your neck glands can be swollen from a viral infection, sinus infection, teeth problem, etc. If your symptoms persist for more than 72 hours see your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more

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There is a bit of sore feeling pain when I feel where pulse is taken on the left of my neck. Also some slight numbness in lower left jaw. What is it?

There is a bit of sore feeling pain when I feel where pulse is taken on the left of my neck. Also some slight numbness in lower left jaw. What is it?

See a doctor: You need a diagnosis established and this cannot be done without a full history and exam and in this case, perhaps some imaging studies. Go see someone soon. Hope this improves asap. ...Read more

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Sore swelling, about the size of a grape under jaw in my neck.?

Sore swelling, about the size of a grape under jaw in my neck.?

Lymph or salivary gl: Lymph node most commonly. This area, due to infections over a lifetime in throat, teeth, ears or nose or facial skin, can be chronically slightly enlarged and be normal. In this area it can also be a salivary gland. If it's an enlarged node, it is likely draining an infection or inflammation from something nearby. If swollen grape and no other symptom, get a good check-up with primary care doc. ...Read more

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I have a cold sore and it has made my neck and jaw swollen how do I reduce the swelling?

I have a cold sore and it has made my neck and jaw swollen how do I reduce the swelling?

Need Evaluation: Cold sores don't cause the neck and jaw to swell. You need to have your dentist/physician evaluate what your specific causing condition is. ...Read more

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Swollen gland in neck right side of jaw sore, feels soreness from right side of neck like a swollen gland or limp node

Swollen gland in neck right side of jaw sore, feels soreness from right side of neck like a swollen gland or limp node

Maybe: Could be a lymph node infection in tissue or pone or a problem with salivary gland r parotid gland. Requires careful exam by a md. ...Read more

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Out of nowhere my neck, upper back, and jaw muscles have gotten sore. I haven't laid down or strained them. It has even moved to my cheeks. What is it?

Out of nowhere my neck, upper back, and jaw muscles have gotten sore. I haven't laid down or strained them. It has even moved to my cheeks. What is it?

Bruxism: Hard to say without more information. Your symptoms often result from bruxism - clenching and grinding of the teeth. See your DDS or oral surgeon for assessment. If negative, see MD. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with a sore neck on the left side. Rubbed it and found an almond sized tender lump under my earlobe at the angle of my jaw.

I woke up this morning with a sore neck on the left side. Rubbed it and found an almond sized tender lump under my earlobe at the angle of my jaw.

Neck mass: In this area of your neck, this could be a sebaceous cyst in the superficial skin of the neck, a lymph node, or a parotid gland mass. I do advise you see an otolaryngologist to evaluate this. ...Read more