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What causes pain in the area between the chin and neck? Just a dull ache, as if someone is pressing there.Some lower jaw pain & upper jaw pressure.

What causes pain in the area between the chin and neck? Just a dull ache, as if someone is pressing there.Some lower jaw pain & upper jaw pressure.

Pain: IN some cases it can be a dental nerve pain from a cavity or from teeth clenching or bite changes. Start by seeing your dentist, but if normal then see an ENT. For now a soft diet, warm compresses and ibuprofen may help ...Read more

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Is the failure of composite filling usually due to under jaw pressure or from tooth decay?

Is the failure of composite filling usually due to under jaw pressure or from tooth decay?

Composite failure : The failure in the first 3-5 years is a restoration issue (e.g. technique or bonding material selection) and after that time period from secondary decay. ...Read more

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Headache neck ache pain in jaw pressure in forhead numbness in face spaced out feel wired brain tumor or brain abcess vertigo legs feel heavy?

Headache neck ache pain in jaw pressure in forhead numbness in face spaced out feel wired brain tumor or brain abcess vertigo legs feel heavy?

Headache: Don't understand your question completely or what you are asking. What you are describing appears to be a mixed tension/migraine headache. If you are concerned about tumor or infection, best to check with your doctor or referral to a neurologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm having a lot of jaw pain/pressure and can't get answers. It doesn't respond to pain killers and is worse when i lay. Who can tell me what it is?!

I'm having a lot of jaw pain/pressure and can't get answers. It doesn't respond to pain killers and is worse when i lay. Who can tell me what it is?!

See a dentist: Clinically i would suspect that dental problem. The seeing the dentist to determine the cause of the pain would be the first step. While the pain medications may relieve pain it will not cure any underlying disease process. ...Read more

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I have pain on the left side under my jaw when pressure is applied. This has been going on for a few days. I believe I may have a swollen lymph node. ?

Lymph node: I think the best thing to do is have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. They will be very helpful but they may also need to contact your Primary doctor. Hope all goes well! ...Read more

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I am on celexa (citalopram) for 3 years , can celexa (citalopram) cause sore neck , sore jaw and pressure in ears ?

I am on celexa (citalopram) for 3 years , can celexa (citalopram) cause sore neck , sore jaw and pressure in ears ?

Unlikly but possible: Severe dry mouth or xerostomia can be a side effect of any medication. However the degree would have to be so severe that something like a parotid gland stone has formed which is causing the problem. Additionally your would have many other anticholinergic symptoms and probably more than just the Celexa (citalopram) is involved if at all. In other words it is possible but an ENT specialist may best to check it. ...Read more

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On Migr meds for yr. Past 2 weeks sore, stiff neck and jaw, temple pressure with ache/sharp pain. Doesn't feel like my usual migraine, what cld it be?

On Migr meds for yr. Past 2 weeks sore, stiff neck and jaw, temple pressure with ache/sharp pain. Doesn't feel like my usual migraine, what cld it be?

Migraine treatment: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more