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I have jaw pain and numbness in the face. I heard these are nerve related. What is the cure?

I have jaw pain and numbness in the face. I heard these are nerve related. What is the cure?

Depends.: Depends upon the cause. Trigeminal nerve problems are very different from ms, for example. Might want to see a neurologist. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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Had 6 months of facial numbness and severe headachs, feels like my left side of my face very heavy along with the left side of my brain, jaw pain.?

Had 6 months of facial numbness and severe headachs, feels like my left side of my face very heavy along with the left side of my brain, jaw pain.?

See a Dr. ASAP: Need to see a dr. It can be several different problems. You need a complete examination and careful treatment planing. ...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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Sinusitis for 6 months I have pain of rightside of body facial numbness jaw pain neck pain?

Sinusitis for 6 months I have pain of rightside of body facial numbness jaw pain neck pain?

Comorbidities: Comorbidities are two or more diseases existing at the same time in the body.
Each disease/pain needs to be addressed, diagnosed and treated separately applying synergistic management.
Rec.: see interventional pain specialist. ...Read more

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Left arm (occasional leg) heaviness and aching. Left facial numbness and daily jaw pain what's wrong with me?

Left arm (occasional leg) heaviness and aching. Left facial numbness and daily jaw pain what's wrong with me?

Cardiac disease: Possible sign of a myocardial infarct/heart attack. Trigeminal neuralgia. There are a lot of possibilities. Only way to know for sure are with tests. ...Read more

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Last week: shooting pain in temple & back of head vein pops out for one pulse eye pain head hot can't concentrate jaw and face pain facial numbness?

Last week: shooting pain in temple & back of head vein pops out for one pulse eye pain head hot can't concentrate jaw and face pain facial numbness?

Need more history: Are all of these symptoms on one side of your head? Did they all start last week? Feel free to schedule a virtual consult with me. ...Read more

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Hi I wake up in a morning with head pains and numbness in face what can this be?

Hi I wake up in a morning with head pains and numbness in face what can this be?

Not sure: It could be allergies that mediate a sinus congestion, and over night, your sinuses are getting clogged and congested, causing early morning pains and numbness. An antihistamine/allergy medication or inhaled corticosteroid nasal spray may help. This is a guess over the computer, so it's best to see a dr. For an eval, best wishes. ...Read more

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What to do if I have numbness in face after hitting head hard off of sloped ceiling. Possible head injury?

What to do if I have numbness in face after hitting head hard off of sloped ceiling. Possible head injury?

Possibly???: More like contuse Facial Nerve. If there are no other symptoms (ie. Drooping lips, double vision or speech problems) will probably resolve 3-4 wks. If there are other symptoms or get worse see PMD immediately ...Read more

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Cab anxiety make you feel spacey lightheaded and numbness in face head vision seems weird I'm panicky I've had lots of test go dr a lot?

Cab anxiety make you feel spacey lightheaded and numbness in face head vision seems weird I'm panicky I've had lots of test go dr a lot?

A mental health: Can diagnose the type of anxiety you are dealing with. He/she can also teach you some strategies to manage it w, ell, e.g., self-hypnosis, meditation, biofeedback etc. A self help book you and add in addition is the relaxation response by cardiologist herbert benson. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Testosterone in jettison 10 days ago very bad dizzyes head ACE numbness in face doc says not the meds but it's the only thing that's changed help plex?

Testosterone in jettison 10 days ago very bad dizzyes head ACE numbness in face doc says not the meds but it's the only thing that's changed help plex?

Common cold: You are probably suffering from a cold. I agree with your doctor. It does not seem this is related to the testosterone. Drink plenty of fluids and take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin for the aches. This should improve in a few days. Do not drive if you are dizzy at all. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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There's no sign of a stroke on my MRI of brain why would I have constant numbness in face, head ect? Afor 9 months now?

There's no sign of a stroke on my MRI of brain why would I have constant numbness in face, head ect? Afor 9 months now?

? nerve palsy: Keep seeking answers, as a normal MRI is very good news and rules out stroke etc., you may have a nerve palsy of some sort, severe sinus infection causing facial parasthesias, lymes disease, variant herpes zoster infection, etc. Hopefully a diagnosis will be forthcoming, so you can start to get better. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My TSH was 13.090 yesterday. Endocrinologist can't see me til 21st. Migraines for weeks top of head tingling with numbness in face. What to do?

My TSH was 13.090 yesterday. Endocrinologist can't see me til 21st. Migraines for weeks top of head tingling with numbness in face. What to do?

You'll be fine: Hi. Your hypothyroidism will be OK waiting to get treated until you see the endo. Alternatively, your doc could go ahead and get you started on l-thyroxine (it doesn't require an endocrinologist). Either way, your hypothyroidism is not related to migraines or numbness in face. Good luck! ...Read more

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Could my left sided neck pain be causing stabbing head pain and facial numbness? And left arm pain

Could my left sided neck pain be causing stabbing head pain and facial numbness? And left arm pain

Neck pain: The symptoms that you describe may be related to a disc herniation in the cervical spine. Alternatively, a soft tissue infection of the neck or a tooth abscess can mimic a herniated disc in the neck. See your medical doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Consistent head aches dizziness and numbness in face. Increased heart rate yesterday and could it be stroke?

Consistent head aches dizziness and numbness in face. Increased heart rate yesterday and could it be stroke?

It is possible: Head pain symptoms, dizziness, numbness or other sensory disturbances are all potential symptoms of stroke.
Many other conditions are also possible, such as infections, shingles, anxiety/panic, cardiovascular, and other neurologic but non stroke causes.
This set of symptoms would be recommended to be promptly evaluated by a physician so that neurologic, lab, and imaging evaluation can be done. ...Read more

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Heart fine but have pain in neck, upper back and chest, facial numbness and tingling in hands and feet, clicking sound when I turn my head. 1year now?

Heart fine but have pain in neck, upper back and chest, facial numbness and tingling in hands and feet, clicking sound when I turn my head. 1year now?

Nondiagnostic: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic and possibly unexplainable by a single disorder. More information is needed. Contact your Physician who will take a thorough history and perform a complete physical examination in order to make a diagnosis. Appropriate tests and probably xrays will be ordered. ...Read more

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Right side of body numb for weeks. Pressure in back/right side of head. Ear feels plugged some jaw pain. Normal MRIs/MRV/MRA and nerve test all norm?

Right side of body numb for weeks. Pressure in back/right side of head. Ear feels plugged some jaw pain. Normal MRIs/MRV/MRA and nerve test all norm?

TOS: 20 y female w. "numb" shoulder/arm, ipsilateral "plugged ear, jaw pain" & lateral-posterior ipsilateral "head pressure" w. "normal" MR exams & NCT's. Unifying hypothesis: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, which can include these symptoms. TOS patient can have parasthesias region greater occipital nerve & ulnar distribution arm/hand. Objective study: ultrasound exam subclavian artery w. Addson's maneuver. ...Read more

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Occasional leg/arm heaviness left face numb. Daily jaw pain nothing sets it off. It's been this way for months MRI blood test ECG was clear help!

Occasional leg/arm heaviness left face numb. Daily jaw pain nothing sets it off. It's been this way for months MRI blood test ECG was clear help!

See dentist first: Since you've had your heart tested, I would recommend seeing your dentist to evaluate your tm joint and muscles. After your dentist, I would recommend seeing an orthopedic surgeon- you might have a postural/muscle problem that's pinching a nerve or blood vessels to arms and legs. ...Read more

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6 months of left facial numbness and severe headaches, jaw pain, at times hard to swallow, pressure behind nose, earache, feels like brain swelling.

6 months of left facial numbness and severe headaches, jaw pain, at times hard to swallow, pressure behind nose, earache, feels like brain swelling.

Seek care: Then there is no reason to wait for anything here - immediately make an appointment and see your dentist and your physician. Do not wait any longer! ...Read more

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Headache, blurry vision, jaw pain, ear ache, stiff neck, numb face, nausea. RecurringFor about 5 months now? Brain tumor or any other possible cause?

Headache, blurry vision, jaw pain, ear ache, stiff neck, numb face, nausea. RecurringFor about 5 months now? Brain tumor or any other possible cause?

TMJ: May be a TMJ disorder. See oral surgeon for evaluation. If TMJ, see TMJ expert. See a TMJ-orofacial pain expert to help evaluate and treat your problem. A TMJ-oro-facial pain expert can be general dentist, an oral surgeon, prosthodontist, orofacial pain specialist. Ask your physician, dentist or dental society for a recommendation. ...Read more

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I have facial numbness (tightened) around cheeks, forehead, jaw-line, neck. How serious is this? What should I do? Its 5am here, when to check? Can I sleep?

I have facial numbness (tightened) around cheeks, forehead, jaw-line, neck. How serious is this? What should I do? Its 5am here, when to check? Can I sleep?

Tough to answer: But I can tell you're worried. The thing in your question that concerns me is tightness in your jawline and neck. Sometimes this is related to heart issues and while I hate to get you out of bed at 5 am I think you ought to get checked now at your local ER or urgent care if they are open If it's more of a tingly numbness without dizziness, speech or swallowing difficulty not so serious ...Read more

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Are facial numbness, puffiness behind jaw/below ear, constant extreme dizziness for 8 days now symptoms of vestibular neuritis?

Are facial numbness, puffiness behind jaw/below ear, constant extreme dizziness for 8 days now symptoms of vestibular neuritis?

See an Ent: You may start with an audio gram and physical examination by a board certified otolaryngologist ...Read more

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I am having tingling/some numbness in half of my tongue (the left) along with some ear and jaw pain. Have chronic sinusitis. What can this be?

I am having tingling/some numbness in half of my tongue (the left) along with some ear and jaw pain. Have chronic sinusitis. What can this be?

Numbness: Tongue numbness, ear ; jaw pain, and sinusitis---all may be related, or may be coincidental. One-sided numbness should be examined carefully. First, see a medical doctor to rule out any conditions that require medical attention. If you are fine, but still with above symptoms, consult with oral surgeons and/or dentist with tmd training. Bad bite, hormonal changes, neuralgia, etc., maybe related. ...Read more

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Is tingling numbness in face a TMJ symptom?

Is tingling numbness in face a TMJ symptom?

Not necessarily: Tmj syndrome is usually characterized by painful muscles around the jaw area, neck. Tingling/ numbness is a possible but infrequent symptom. Get an evaluation with a qualified dentist. ...Read more

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I experienced numbness in face and arm this morning when I woke. It took nearly an hour to resolve. Should I worry?

I experienced numbness in face and arm this morning when I woke. It took nearly an hour to resolve. Should I worry?

Numbness: It sounds like you may have had a TIA Transient Ischemic Attack and need to be seen as a more serious event may be waiting and the only way to know is to be evaluated ...Read more

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How to cure numbness in face?

Facial numbness: Important to see a neurologist to determine the cause of the numbness. ...Read more

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My face is numb. What causes facial numbness?

My face is numb. What causes facial numbness?

Nonspecific: Nonspecific symptom. General or partial numbness. Constant or intermittent? See MD for evaluation. ...Read more

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Could my facial numbness be caused by a punch in the face that happened a year ago?

Could my facial numbness be caused by a punch in the face that happened a year ago?

Yes: Depending in where the numbness is, absolutely. The infra orbital nerve controls sensation to the mid face and upper lip. This nerve is frequently injured in certain types of facial fractures. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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Facial Numbness (Definition)

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