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Today I randomly got a dull pain in my neck, on the front left side right under my jaw by my chin. It hurts when I apply pressure. What could it be?

Today I randomly got a dull pain in my neck, on the front left side right under my jaw by my chin. It hurts when I apply pressure. What could it be?

Tender Lymph Node?: Possibly a tender lymph node in the submandibular chain. Lymph nodes can become inflamed and tender for several reasons. Please monitor and if this persists or worsens it is best to notify your pcp. ...Read more

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I have nerve twitching at my right side head, because of excessive pressure. Slowly nerve twitching reached to jaw, and now nerves in right neck twitchin?

I have nerve twitching at my right side head, because of excessive pressure. Slowly nerve twitching reached to jaw, and now nerves in right neck twitchin?

Please clarify: I'm not sure I see the QUESTION. Sounds like you have a diagnosis to your symptoms. Are you suffering from NPH or Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension? And is that what is being blamed for your right facial twitching? Do you have other symptoms? Are they planning on giving you medication or performing a procedure? You may contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PNXFNR for more info ...Read more

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Can stress cause bad chest pains and a heavy pressure feeling that starts in head and effects whole body? Also have back/neck/jaw pain,?

Can stress cause bad chest pains and a heavy pressure feeling that starts in head and effects whole body? Also have back/neck/jaw pain,?

Yes, possible: Anxiety disorders and type A personalities are common confounders and contributors to heart disease. As is Prinzmetal's angina, which is vasospasm (of the arteries) caused by psychologic factors which causes chest pain. So yes, stress & heated arguments can cause physical symptoms; sometimes it needs treatment and testing, other times, no. TTYD or seek help on HealthTap Prime for better guidance ...Read more

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Can stress cause bad chest pains and a heavy pressure feeling that starts in head and effects whole body? Also have back/neck/jaw pain,?

Can stress cause bad chest pains and a heavy pressure feeling that starts in head and effects whole body? Also have back/neck/jaw pain,?

Stress can cause: Chest pains and generalized pain but it is CRUCIAL for you to be examined by your doctor. Chest pains suggest the POSSIBILITY of a cardiac problem. When that is ruled out you can see a mental health professional for stress management training. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Intense chest pressure that is radiating to shoulders/neck/jaw for over an hour. (less intense pain on and off all day as well) what could it be?

Intense chest pressure that is radiating to shoulders/neck/jaw for over an hour. (less intense pain on and off all day as well) what could it be?

See MD today: Problems (including infection) involving structures in your chest, including the pericardium (the lining around the heart) can cause these symptoms. You need to call your doctor this morning and have the problem evaluated and treated promptly. Untreated, the problem that caused these symptoms may have serious consequences. ...Read more

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Random pain in my temples an pressures in the sides of my face in my neck an under my right side of my jaw does this has some to do with sinus help?

Random pain in my temples an pressures in the sides of my face in my neck an under my right side of my jaw does this has some to do with sinus help?

TMJ: This probably is not sinus issues but temporal mandibular pain from the joint. Take Motrin 600 to 800 mg three times a day. Use warm compresses and eat a soft diet: mush the consistency of yogurt until the pain stops. Stop chewing gum or eating hard foods like bread and meat that require a lot of chewing. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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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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Pressure in neck and ears. Close to the back of jaw. Also think my lymph nodes are hard close to the pressure. Really uncomfortable.

Pressure in neck and ears. Close to the back of jaw. Also think my lymph nodes are hard close to the pressure. Really uncomfortable.

Neck/jaw /ear press: May be otitis, ear ache versus TMJ. Do you feel popping when placing a finger in front of your mid ear (tragus)? That would support TMJ Would follow up w/doc/ urgent care for otitis you need antibiotics ...Read more

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Sholder pain started last night now now I have pressure in my head hard to open jaw back pain neck pain can't put head back all the way bck ideas?

Myofascial pain: Myofascial pain with cervicogenic component. Referred pain from the muscles of your neck or other sources, like muscle of mastication. Try conservative home remedy first: spray and stretch, deep massage, relaxation techniques. It should ameliorate the condition. If no improvement in a week see your pcp for final diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Have panic attack ocd and severe anxiety lately. Get pressure under jaw on neck like im being lightly choked. Triggers panic attacks. Anxiety symptom?

Have panic attack ocd and severe anxiety lately. Get pressure under jaw on neck like im being lightly choked. Triggers panic attacks. Anxiety symptom?

Panic & OCD: It is understandable that your physical symptoms can trigger panic. See your doctor to rule out physical conditions. Then deal w/anxiety w/the help of a mental health pro to learn strategies to cope, not only medicine if offered. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I'm haveing pain in my head nose jaw stiff neck and pressure in my ears?

I'm haveing pain in my head nose jaw stiff neck and pressure in my ears?

See doctor please!: If you also have a fever, these symptoms could be due to a bad sinus, ear, or throat infection. With the stiff neck, I am worried this may alternatively bedue to irritation fo the brain coverings (meninges) as well. Please see your doctor immediately. If you are found to have a bacterial infeciton, you will need oral or IV antibiotics (depending on the diagnosis and the severity of your condition). ...Read more

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24/7 ringing in ears. And stiff neck. When I apply pressure to my neck the ringing gets louder. As well as chest pain & jaw pain?

24/7 ringing in ears. And stiff neck. When I apply pressure to my neck the ringing gets louder. As well as chest pain & jaw pain?

See provider: Your neck is stiff and affects the symptoms that you have so that you should see your health provider for an assessment of your neck area and above and below there for nerve compression reasons and possibly other neurologic problems ...Read more

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The last week I have pressure on my face, headaches, and jaw and neck pain. I've never had sinus issues. Infection? Or am I developing sinus problems?

The last week I have pressure on my face, headaches, and jaw and neck pain. I've never had sinus issues. Infection? Or am I developing sinus problems?

Could be many things: If you've never had similar symptoms and they're not going away you should see your md. Yes it could be a sinus infection but it also could be a problem in your jaw (tmj), cervical spine, or even your heart. ...Read more

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I have pain and numb in left jaw, head, neck, arm and pressure in chest. This is frequent. But sometimes no pain. Could this still be related to heart?

Yes: Yes it could be very well related to heart. Please consult cardiologist as soon as you can. If the pain is getting frequent or worser in intensity consider going to er. You r too young though but if you have high risk factors this could be very well cardiac related. ...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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I wake up with pain and pressure in my neck, jaw and shoulders- sometimes down both arms. Is this gas related or other?

I wake up with pain and pressure in my neck, jaw and shoulders- sometimes down both arms. Is this gas related or other?

Not gas: This could not be gas. Please see your doctor and get a good musculoskeletal Examination. Sounds like cervical spine issues. If necessary get a MRI of Cervical spine ...Read more

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I feel like I have something stuck in my throat, lumps on each side of my neck (slightly below the jaw) that hurt to put pressure on.?

Throat infection: You sound like you have a throat infection which could be due to a virus or bacteria. The lumps on your neck are likely lymph nodes which get bigger when you are sick and sometimes the lymph nodes themselves can get infected. They become very large, red and very painful to touch. If this continues you should see your doctor to be evaluated for infection of your throat and possibly lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Ear Pressure, pain, hear heartbeat When pressure under ear on neck where jaw bends HB noise stops. No infection What is it giving ha how to stop.

Ear Pressure, pain, hear heartbeat When pressure under ear on neck where jaw bends HB noise stops. No infection What is it giving ha how to stop.

Pulsation: You are most likely hearing and feeling the pulsation of an artery and with pressure on the neck below, you are decreasing the force of the pulsation. I recommend that you have your blood pressure checked to ensure that it is not too high, and have an otolaryngologist examine you to check for aneurysm or other ear and neck abnormalities. If all these check out all right, I would be reassured. ...Read more