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Pinched Nerve In Jaw
Bulging discs: A punches nerve due to bulging discs in your neck can cause all sorts of pains from numb hands to severe headaches. Even heart attacks radiate into the jaw. Unless you've had a clear exam from your dentist, don't forget the obvious reason for jaw ache is tooth, gum, or some other oral problem. Have a dental exam before looking elsewhere. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Every day I have pain in my neck that eventually leads to my jaw, ear, and skull. Is this from a pinched nerve?
Probably not: The nerves that exit the cervical spine do not give any sensation to the face and therefore will not cause facial pain when irritated. The upper-most nerves do give some sensation to the back of the head, but irritation of those nerves is quite rare, and again, wouldn't refer any pain to the face region. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Slight headache left side all day. Later in eve felt a spasm/slight pressure in left jaw and cheek bone that comes & goes no pain. Pinch nerve serious?
TMJ: Does not sound like a pinched nerve. Could be TMJ or related to clenched as one does when stressed or bite has changed .This is when bite is off such as a new filling or crown. See the doc if persist and pay attention to the left jaw where it meets the head such as in front of the left ear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could my permanent crown be causing pain between the gums and aching in my jaw? Is a nerve pinched? Root canal went well.. The bite is not too high.
No,Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. See your dentist for tooth pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Potentially: The usual causes of a pinched nerve in the neck are disc herniation, bone spurs or collapsed disc space. Most patients have arm pain, numbness or weakness in the area served by the irritated nerve. Occasionally, patients will also complain of headaches, jaw pain. Check with a neurosurgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Diagnosing l arm pain over the computer is difficult. At age 22, the diagnosis would lean more against a heart condition. However, weight, associated symptoms (jaw pain, sob, doe, cp, burning, etc), co-existing conditions (diabetes, high bp, high chol), family history, etc. Can all play a role in proper diagnosis. See a dr. To get the definative answer, good luck. ...Read more
Left arm pain radiating from back into arm, sometimes wrist and palm. Hurts to stretch and lift also. Pain is 2-3 mild. Osteosarcoma? Pinched nerve?
Cervical HNP: Arm pain in young patients radiating from the back or neck, suggests disc herniation. This is most likely. Osteosarcoma is most common around the knee, humerus, pelvis and jaw. This is usually associated with a swelling, and likely night pain. Very rare! if you see hoof prints, think horses not zebras. Osteosarcoma is a definite zebra. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the cause: A pinched nerve causes symptoms of numbness, tingling and sometimes burning. When out hand or foot "falls asleep", that is a pinched nerve. It recovers in minutes. When a nerve is injured, such as a nerve in the neck, it may not recover for days, weeks, or months, depending on whether the cause is corrected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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