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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

Dr. Craig Morton
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more


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Hi, I am wondering if I have a pinched nerve. My arms get numb, my neck aches and face numbness. What do you think?

Hi, I am wondering if I have a pinched nerve. My arms get numb, my neck aches and face numbness. What do you think?

See a neurologist: Can't tell from the above info, but a neurologist can help find the answer. Call one for an appointment today. Additional testing will be necessary. ...Read more

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Head ache with tingling left side of face numbness also what could be wrong

Head ache with tingling left side of face numbness also what could be wrong

Tingling face: Any nerve in face including facial nerve need to be checked. Some TMJ pain might also have muscle pain and nerve tingling involved as well. ...Read more

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Had neck fusion in 2009. I now have numbness in shoulder and neck pain. Can't lift my head in bed either. What's wrong?

Had neck fusion in 2009. I now have numbness in shoulder and neck pain. Can't lift my head in bed either. What's wrong?

Depends: Many patients after spine surgery can have pain again. Usually the disc above the fusion can get herniated. Visit your doctor for a full exam and likely new imaging studies to determine the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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I have mild head ear & tooth ache at the same time, right side of face only, neck ache & pain above eye.

I have mild head ear & tooth ache at the same time, right side of face only, neck ache & pain above eye. <is this from a cavity?

Need to see a doctor: You do need to see a dentist and then a doctor, just getting an answer over the email is not the answer, can be so many things. ...Read more

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Any ideas? Lower right neck aches, hurts to swallow on outside of throat, does not hurt when I turn head to right and swallow. Feels like a tendon above clavicle and sometimes seems connected to ear.

Any ideas? Lower right neck aches, hurts to swallow on outside of throat, does not hurt when I turn head to right and swallow. Feels like a tendon above clavicle and sometimes seems connected to ear.

Eagle's syndrome: Or styloid-stylohyoid syndrome type i. The symptoms include a dull ache experienced during swallowing and chewing, ear pain, a persistent sore throat, or feeling of something caught in the throat. The characteristics of the pain resemble a neuritic type of pain and are best classified as glossopharyngeal neuritis.
Rec see an orofacial pain specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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There are certain areas on my head that feel tender or sore. I also have shoulder and neck pain. What could this be?

There are certain areas on my head that feel tender or sore. I also have shoulder and neck pain. What could this be?

Head and neck pain: Hard to say without examination. Some possibilities are folliculitis in the scalp or sebaceous cyst, shoulder neck pain most probably musculo skeletal pain. Have it examined to get more help ...Read more

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I have strong pulsing in left temple. It seems to make my left eye shake when I close the right one. Also neck ache and head pain in left temple.

I have strong pulsing in left temple. It seems to make my left eye shake when I close the right one. Also neck ache and head pain in left temple.

Need workup: Things to consider include your blood pressure. A visit to your primary care doctor is in order to get evaluated. A neurology consult can assess for any vascular abnormalities that may require treatment. ...Read more

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Severe upper back/neck pain causing migraines & face numbness/tingling - slight movement dysfunction. Getting MRI n 2 days. What could be causing this?

Severe upper back/neck pain causing migraines & face numbness/tingling - slight movement dysfunction. Getting MRI n 2 days. What could be causing this?

Multiple etiologies: It is possible that you have a problem at the junction of your brainstem and cervical spinal cord--a tumor, infection, etc. You could also be having two separate problems--one in the spine and one in the brain. Or you could be having a multifocal problem, such as ms. These are all possibilities--see what the MRI shows. ...Read more

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Left side of head numbness left pupil bigger than right one left ear can't hear as good as right one eyes blurry trouble with memory neck pain?

Left side of head numbness left pupil bigger than right one left ear can't hear as good as right one eyes blurry trouble with memory neck pain?

Be seen: I would certainly be seen and thoroughly evaluated for this, potentially an MRI or ct scan may be helpful to rule out an intracranial abnormality. ...Read more

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Causes of headache on left side of head above the ear and it hurts to touch my head in that area. No trauma, neck pain, or shoulder pain...

Causes of headache on left side of head above the ear and it hurts to touch my head in that area. No trauma, neck pain, or shoulder pain...

See dentist: You may have a jaw problem from grinding or clenching your teeth especially when sleeping. Suggest you get your jaws checked. If nothing there, then perhaps a MRI may be in order if the problem has been present for more than a few weeks or is getting worse. ...Read more

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Feel sore on the left side of neck, pain radiates to head and I feel pressure in my left ear. Why could this be?

Feel sore on the left side of neck, pain radiates to head and I feel pressure in my left ear. Why could this be?

Ear infection.: Symptoms could include infection, sinus irritation, muscle apasms or even a sore throat. Ice to side of neck, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) a decongestant are possible helpful things to try? ...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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Sore throat white patches on tonsils sore throat that gets worse at night, and face numbness with dizzness and hair loss?

Sore throat white patches on tonsils sore throat that gets worse at night, and face numbness with dizzness and hair loss?

Exam needed: You will need exam, throat culture to r/o strep.
This may be viral, but is it is strep, you will need Rx.
See you DR ...Read more

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Could cortisone shots cause really bad head and eye and neck ache the first night?

Could cortisone shots cause really bad head and eye and neck ache the first night?

Related?: Based on your description, it could be a number of things (such as migraine heache, elevated blood pressure, etc). You need to see an eye doctor and a regular doctor for evaluation and proper therapy. ...Read more

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What can I take for a terrible head and neck ache?

What can I take for a terrible head and neck ache?

Start with OTC: If you have no allergies, consider trying Ibuprofen to reduce head and neck pain. If it is associated with more concerning symptoms or is not going away, consider consultation with neurologist and pain specialist/spine surgeon to determine further testing/treatment options. ...Read more

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Fell asleep on sofa on a hard pillow woke up with neck and head quick shooting pain now just got neck ache trapped or pinched nerve?

Fell asleep on sofa on a hard pillow woke up with neck and head quick shooting pain now just got neck ache trapped or pinched nerve?

Neck strain: Neck strain commonly occurs with poor posture. Some cases cause muscle spasm and even nerve irritation that can take longer to treat. Relative rest, ice in the first 24 hours and gentle range of motion exercises are appropriate. If symptoms persist then consultation with a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist would be appropriate. ...Read more

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If a 6 days SEVERE head and neck ache was caused by meningitis, wouldn't other symptoms have occurred by now?

If a 6 days SEVERE head and neck ache was caused by meningitis, wouldn't other symptoms have occurred by now?

Head & neck pain: Severe head & neck pain alone without other symptoms of meningitis is very unlikely to be meningitis. You can't ignore these symptoms, something wrong is going on, You must see your doctor or a neurologist or go to ER ASAP. Feel better. ...Read more

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Can I still get referred head and neck ache/pain a week or so after 2 wisdom teeth extracted they were badly decayed 1 hour on each to get them out?

Reevaluate: By a week post-surgery you should be feeling better. If not, return to the Surgeon who treated you for reevaluation. You may have dry socket (clot wash-out resulting in bone infection). ...Read more

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Been off the pill for 2 months. Finally got period. Nipples hurt and itch. Gassy, gas pains, head and neck ache, bloated. What is this?

Been off the pill for 2 months. Finally got period. Nipples hurt and itch. Gassy, gas pains, head and neck ache, bloated. What is this?

PMS.: Cannot say for certain in your particular case BUT, birth control pills typically work by giving a LOWER amt of hormones than your normal level. Getting off of them changes the hormonal cycle. Generally one has more hormones--> PMS from higher hormones. ...Read more

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I have severe neck pain right back side when I move it around. When the pain comes my right ear pops. And minimum arm numbness. Its not sore?

I have severe neck pain right back side when I move it around. When the pain comes my right ear pops. And minimum arm numbness. Its not sore?

Possible herniated: Disc. Not sure. Ear popping is due to your inner ear, middle ear and eustachian tube. Your neck pain could be from your mastoids which is a bone next to your ear. I would see a family doctor and ask if you need to see an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Pressure/ burning sensation in head either top or back of head everyday. Body weakness, slurred speech, neck ache, fatigue, muscle aches? Thanks

Pressure/ burning sensation in head either top or back of head everyday. Body weakness, slurred speech, neck ache, fatigue, muscle aches? Thanks

Fibromyalgia?: 27 yo female c/o daily head discomfort, "body weakness, slurred speech, fatigue, muscle aches" & cervical pain. Assuming these symptoms are chronic & not an acute viral illness or related to trauma, a general medical exam is needed to rule out systemic disorders & autoimmune disease. If no distinct findings, then see a Rheumatologist to be considered for possible Fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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I get a lump on the back left side of my neck, pain radiates from there throughout my entire head and face. Tremors, pins & needles, numbness.?

I get a lump on the back left side of my neck, pain radiates from there throughout my entire head and face. Tremors, pins & needles, numbness.?

See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more

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Dear doctor I am suffering from neck pain and numbness in my back side of the head. And some times I feel rotate the numbness in left side of the head

Dear doctor I am suffering from neck pain and numbness in my back side of the head. And some times I feel rotate the numbness in left side of the head

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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Fluroxtine side effects - sharp pains from left side of head right down to left hip. Shoulder/neck pain. Nausea. Feeling Drugged up today. 3rd week?

Fluroxtine side effects - sharp pains from left side of head right down to left hip. Shoulder/neck pain. Nausea. Feeling Drugged up today. 3rd week?

Fluroxtine effects: Discuss with your doctor, it may not be the drug for you and they could try others. Nausea, myoclonus, balance bruxism (teeth grinding), buccalglossal syndrome, gastritis has been reported and some of these can cause unusual muscle pains. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Facial Numbness (Definition)

Hypesthesia or diminished sensation over an ...Read more