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Pinched Nerve In Neck Ear Pain
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
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
No: A pinched nerve around the elbow will only cause problems from the elbow down to the fingers. However, the same symptoms often represent a pinched nerve in the neck, which can feel like a pinched nerve in the elbow. Many of these resolve on their own. If it persists, you can get it examined to get a clearer answer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
yes: Relatively rarely, a lower cervical radiculopathy can present with chest pain. Obviously, one would want to do a thorough workup of the much more common and worrisome cardiopulmonary causes of chest pain first. I do have a few patients that have had multiple cardiac workups that were negative and only got relief after neck surgery. ...Read more
Consider neck issue: While the ulnar nerve can cause pain radiating up the arm, it is more typically associated with pain from the elbow to the hand. One possibility is that you might have a pinched nerve in the neck as well- this can look very similar to an ulnar nerve issue, but is treated differently. ...Read more
Shoulder pain: Shoulder pain can be caused by a spinal nerve entrapment or irritation at the level of exit through the neural foramen in spinal column. The pain nay be referred or radiate into the shoulder with c 4-5 spinal nerves injury. It is usually associated with neck pain and muscle spasms with limitation in the range of movement of the neck. An electromyogram and MRI may help in the evaluation. ...Read more
Not likely: Not likely. The nerve that supplies sensation to the face is the trigeminal nerve. This is a cranial nerve that exits the skull base behind the eyes, so not related to any cervical nerve rootlets. It would be entirely abnormal to have numbness over the face from a pinched nerve in the neck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: The nerves coming from the spine in the neck do not supply sensation to the face/chin. The trigeminal nerve, one of the nerves originating at the base of the skull supplies sensation to the face. People can have irritation to this nerve, but it's not caused by problems with a herniated disc in the neck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: A pinched nerve certainly can, most notably in a distribution starting at the base of your skull in the back and wrapping up around your scalp and onto your forehead on one side. Irritation to some nerves in your neck can also lead to lower face and head tingling as well. If it progresses, or if it does not go away in a few weeks, you may need some imaging to make sure there is no entrapment. ...Read more
Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade. Neck pain radiates behind my ear. Shoulder pain and soreness. And little arm soreness as well. Pinched nerve?
Discuss with MD: You have a lot going on for your age, please discuss this with your doctor, you may warrant some further testing. This is not a good forum for this question as we can not diagnose "pinched nerve" without examination and testing. Your doctor may order a nerve conduction test coupled with an emg, or an MRI if they have not done so already. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whiplash. Left ear pressure, ringing. Tight/pain left jaw/neck. Trapped nerve. Chest pain, ER said not heart/lung. Possible artery issue in neck?
Neck Pain: If there is a recent trauma or accident, then this may be part of the injury process and healing will take place. More information is necessary to be able to help you. Was there an accident when? Any other health issues which are making you think it is an arterial issue? ...Read more
Yes it could.: The nerves which give sensation to the back of the scalp come from the upper three nerve roots of your neck area. If one of these are "trapped" it could cause pain. There are a number of other causes to consider if you're having pain in that area. You should consult your physician for a full examination/evaluation. ...Read more
Three swollen cervical lymph nodes all on left side of neck some ear pain doctor HS seen one of them says wait 2 month fbc normal should I be worried?
Lymph nodes: The lymph nodes usually enlarge as response to an infection in the vicinity.It lasts maximum 2-3 weeks and as the infection goes away (with antibiotics usually) the lymph nodes disappear. Outside this scenario, i would be worried and demand further investigation (ct is appropriate, a blood smear and CBC with differential, as well as a bmp with enzymes markers analysis) up to an excision biopy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can TMJ cause itchy achy deep ear pain? I have ear pain when swallowing, jaw clicks, sore under ear and neck. Dr says jaw opens crooked. It's annoying
Deep inside constant left ear pain and fullness heavy feeling falling sensations nausea. Been gp ENT dentist they are clueless. Pinch nerve?
This is called ...: Referred pain. The pain centers in the throat and ear and TMJ are close enough that disease in one area can produce pain in the others. Ear pain does not usually refer to the throat however, it usually the other way. Some one with tonsillitis or a cancer in the throat will often complain of ear pain. ...Read more
Would a 11mm node in the jugular region make my neck have a lot of discomfort with ear pain ringing? Could it be pressing on something?
Pinched Nerve: The node you are discussing could be pinching on a nerve that travels into the ear region resulting in the ringing. If you are sick, once you are better the node will decrease in size and help this issue. However, if it does not, you may want to be evaluated further by a ENT doctor. ...Read more
I´ve had slight pressure in the left side of my neck, near the center for about 3 weeks. Ear pain now and then. Smoked for a month then quit. Serious?
Pain: It is great that you have stopped smoking. There is a nerve at the base of your skull that may be causing you pain based on your description of the location. To,fully assess the ear pain your doctor needs to look at your ear canal and ear drum. Schedule an appointment and feel better. ...Read more
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
How can i make a pain go away that i have on the right side of my neck. i have a lump since yesterday and ear pain?
What are some non life threatening reasons to have pain by the under the chin/neck area? I’m 25. Also some ear pain.
Inflamed lymphnodes: Inflamed lymph glands in your neck and chin area are probably the culprit causing pain. What happened is probably like this. You had a viral upper respiratory infection such as cold or flu and that effected the eustachian tubes causing a dysfunction of it and this dysfunction caused bacteria getting trapped and bacterial growth in your middle ear and giving you a middle ear infection and ear pain. ...Read more
Severe ear pain, went away, now it's back. can barely move without it hurting swollen from ear to middle of my neck. can't may down because it hurts?
Cervical strain: Tight neck muscle in suboccipital triangle can do this. ...Read more
Remedy for neck pain and ear pain due to refer pain? Any immediate assistance would be appreciated.
When I put my head a certain way my jaw hurts and my head did I like break my neck or something also have ear pain?
TMJ-TMD: TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache and toothache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. ...Read more
Temple pain: Listing a series of complaints online and expecting a diagnosis wont help - its best that you seek medical attention as a competent doctor will be able to better guide you to determine what the problem is and then how to treat it. ...Read more
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