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I have a sharp pain in my neck right near my jaw is it serious and how can I relieve the pain?

I have a sharp pain in my neck right near my jaw is it serious and how can I relieve the pain?

Yes: This is serious. There can be many causes including a tooth infection, salivary gland, ear and TMJ issues. See a dentist for a consultation an maybe an ent. ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain on left side of my head at the back of my ear when this happens my left side jaw and neck seem to lock the pain can last for hours?

Diagnosis: Unfortunately we can't diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the internet. I recommend that you see your local dentist, preferably one trained and experienced in also recognizing signs and symptoms of TMD/TMJ syndrome. Based upon his/her exam you may have to be evaluated by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Today I had sharp pain in my left palm, left side of neck that went up to lower left jaw and chin. It lasted for a several minutes then pain under boo?

Today I had sharp pain in my left palm, left side of neck that went up to lower left jaw and chin. It lasted for a several minutes then pain under boo?

See a doctor: The problem could be in your neck because neck problem could radiating pain to those areas. You shoulder see a doctor to get a complete check up. ...Read more

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Sudden sharp pain in right nasal all the way up jaw line and side of right head and neck. Moderate sharp headache on the right side only. Rt eye pain?

Get it checked out: It may be trigeminal neuralgia however it could be problems with your sinuses. See your Physician and get the appropriate diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Hi there, I am suffering from sharp pain in head just behind my left ear. It's been 10 days the pain comes & go. No pain in neck, shoulder, ear or jaw?

Hi there, I am suffering from sharp pain in head just behind my left ear. It's been 10 days the pain comes & go. No pain in neck, shoulder, ear or jaw?

Occipital bursitis: This is likely from where a tndon in your neck attaches to to base of your skull. Many doc recommend nsaids or cortisone injection to fix this issue. Sometimes sleep postion or repetitive motions exaserbate this problem. Seeing a doc to rule out ear infection and mastoiditis would be a good idea, however, your symptoms are not consistent with this. Heat pack might help as well ...Read more

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Constant headache. Sharp pain staring at base of neck/shoulder goes into head. Jaw and ear pain. No meds are helping. Should I be concerned?

Constant headache. Sharp pain staring at base of neck/shoulder goes into head. Jaw and ear pain. No meds are helping. Should I be concerned?

See neurologsist: Check the focus of the pain at the "base of the neck/shoulder" for the presence of a toxin, pathogen or allergen as the cause of the pain. Moreover the proteomic biomarker l-homocysteine will quantify the titre of the infection utilizing energy resonance testing. ...Read more

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Jaw pain pain infront of ear pain im ear sharp pain running up the side of my head and toothache neck pain Tmj? Or somethng serious?

Jaw pain pain infront of ear pain im ear sharp pain running up the side of my head and toothache neck pain Tmj? Or somethng serious?

TMJ: Likely TMJ, which can be serious. Something more serious? You need an exam to know for sure. See a board certified oral surgeon for diagnosis. He can treat you, or refer you. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in bone behind ear that radiates down my jaw and in my neck was at the doctor the other day he said my ears look fine. What could this be?

Sharp pain in bone behind ear that radiates down my jaw and in my neck was at the doctor the other day he said my ears look fine. What could this be?

Sinus, eust. Tube: Ear pain does not have to come from the ear. A sinus infection could produce pus that runs across your eustachian tube and cause pain. The eustachian tube can be irritated or slightly swollen and feel full, causing what we call eustachian tube dysfunction. Throat problems can sometimes cause ear pain. Pain the the temporomandibular joint, when you chew, can cause ear pain. See an ent. ...Read more

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Frequent sinus headaches, occasional sharp pain in right ear, feels like something in right eye, pain in jaw and back of head/neck. What is this?

See your Dentist: You need to see a dentist or oral surgeon immediately. Without radiographs and a physical exam, it is impossible to say what is causing this pain.
You could have one of the following issues: impacted wisdom tooth, infected tooth, sinus infection, fractured jaw, neuralgia, or a tumor.
It sounds like a tooth issue, but your dentist can help diagnosos your problem. ...Read more

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I'm 33 with sickle cell beta+thalassemia I'm having sharp pain in right ear n jaw n throat. My neck hurtscslso all on my right side. What's wrong? Tp

I'm 33 with sickle cell beta+thalassemia I'm having sharp pain in right ear n jaw n throat. My neck hurtscslso all on my right side. What's wrong? Tp

More information?: For short duration pain, Sickle crisis may be but this pain sounds like many other problems. While deep pain may be difficult to pinpoint for the patient, she can have all of the diseases other people have. TMJ arthritis, supperative otitis media, lesions of middle ear, TM, upper pharynx. Many people with Sickle beta plus thal do not know it and never have seizures, others have them more often ...Read more

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Random sharp pain in the left side of neck shooting up to my head?

Random sharp pain in the left side of neck shooting up to my head?

Random neck pain: Pain and aches have many different sources - without a complete history and examination you will not get to the bottom of this - don't seek online answer, try to get to a competent provider for further care. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my neck when I tilt my head back. Happened twice at work what's the cause?

Sharp pain in my neck when I tilt my head back. Happened twice at work what's the cause?

Muscle spasm: Use ice and take ibuprofen for discomfort. Seek professional evaluation if condition persists. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Have a sharp pain starting base of head on left side travels to top of left side of head. Tilting head back I can feel the surge go back down to neck.

Have a sharp pain starting base of head on left side travels to top of left side of head. Tilting head back I can feel the surge go back down to neck.

Irritation: Could be an irritation of the superficial nerve that comes out on the back of your scalp. Muscle spasm can sometimes cause this nerve to become pinched or irritated. Try NSAIDs and if it doesn't get better, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I turned my neck yesterday and I sharp pain with burning sensation traveled to the right side of my head. Is this something I should be concern about?

HOw long did it last: If the pain was only for a short period of time I would not worry. I might keep an eye on it and restrict your athletic activity for a short period of time, This was not following any type of trauma or accident?
I would wait a couple of days and if persist see your doc ...Read more

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Keep getting a sharp pain on the top of my head and pains in my neck, I'm a heroin addict and I've been getting these pains for some time, thanks Damo?

Keep getting a sharp pain on the top of my head and pains in my neck, I'm a heroin addict and I've been getting these pains for some time, thanks Damo?

Possible: Cervical nerve damage. Please consult your private physician and hopefully you have not developed neurological damage from abuse of heroin: good luck- get medical attention, ASAP. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my neck when I turn my head to the right. What can I do?

Sharp pain in my neck when I turn my head to the right. What can I do?

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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How come I get a sudden sharp pain in my neck when I turn my head quickly?

Muscle or nerve: It is either a tight muscle or a nerve root irritation of the cervical spine. Both can be treated by your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing the sharp pain on the left side of my neck that is not allowing me to turn me head left or right?

What could be causing the sharp pain on the left side of my neck that is not allowing me to turn me head left or right?

Maybe Torticollis?: This condition can have many causes, and sometimes no known cause at all. Some diseases, some medications, some trauma or strain all are possibly causes. And sometimes it just happens. Depending on how much acute pain you are in will determine if you need to be seen promptly ...Read more

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I get sharp pain in the back of my head more on right side. It comes and goes. Also my neck is sometime stiff and can't move in any direction. Thank you?

I get sharp pain in the back of my head more on right side. It comes and goes. Also my neck is sometime stiff and can't move in any direction. Thank you?

Occipital neuralgia: Hi Amila,
You may have an irritation of one of your occipital nerves. These nerves are formed from upper nerve roots of the cervical spine, and they course through a couple of layers of neck musculature to innervate your scalp. You may have some tight neck muscles compressing this nerve intermittently. Try icing your neck, physical therapy, or see a dr for an occipital nerve block procedure. ...Read more

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I had blunt trauma on the bottom right of my head after hours suddenly I started feeling a very sharp pain in that area extended to my neck help me??!

I had blunt trauma on the bottom right of my head after hours suddenly I started feeling a very sharp pain in that area extended to my neck help me??!

See a doctor: If you are being abused report this to the doctor as well. Ask if there are any safe shelters for you to go to. You may have a concussion or a brain injury and a pulled neck. Do not let anyone talk you out of getting help. ...Read more

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What can I do if my head and my neck to my head hurt it was like a sharp pain. Is it whiplash?

What can I do if my head and my neck to my head hurt it was like a sharp pain. Is it whiplash?

No: If you have suffered a whiplash injuey, the answer is yes. But if there has been no whiplash, there has been no whiplash. ...Read more

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When I move my right arm up I get a sharp pain at the top of my neck/head on the left side, what does this mean?

When I move my right arm up I get a sharp pain at the top of my neck/head on the left side, what does this mean?

Cervical disc: You may have a cervical disc problem. Pain in the neck and associate arm pain or pain with movement may very well indicate a significant problem with your cervical spine. It could be other things but I would see my pcp or orthopedist or neurologist and get an evaluation. You many need imaging and other testing. I would not delay this evaluation. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about a sharp pain around my left neck lymph node that is not allowing me to turn my head?

Should I be concerned about a sharp pain around my left neck lymph node that is not allowing me to turn my head?

Yes: Most likely coming from an infection in your mouth or throat. But yes be concerned and if not promptly improving with conservative measures get it checked out. ...Read more

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Stiff neck for months. Dizziness while lying down, last night a very sharp pain woke me up on right side of my head that seemed to travel up?

Stiff neck for months. Dizziness while lying down, last night a very sharp pain woke me up on right side of my head that seemed to travel up?

I would: Go to the hospital, now. I would not even wait till the morning please. You need to know why this is happening. Please don't put this off till tomorrow. ...Read more

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Vision was a little off/ weird. Sudden sharp pain on right side of neck. Little bit out of it. Sudden but very very mild aches in head at random.

Vision was a little off/ weird. Sudden sharp pain on right side of neck. Little bit out of it. Sudden but very very mild aches in head at random.

Vision and headaches: , if there is associated pain or tenderness on your temples, should worry about temporal arteries, need to see an opthlmologist soon, but your symptom of neck pain, unlikely to cause vision, changes, with headaches, you have to be evaluated for a blood vessel disease, or autoimmune condition, may be nothing but err on caution ...Read more

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My son told me he has been jerking off. And he has been haveing a really bad sharp pain in the back of his head and neck. What could this be is it bad?

My son told me he has been jerking off. And he has been haveing a really bad sharp pain in the back of his head and neck. What could this be is it bad?

Masturbation: Masturbation is a natural and normal part of the human experience. So, I am very impressed that your son felt safe enough to talk to you about this. I wish there were more parents like you.

The headache could be related but there is little to go on here with your question. I can think that there is some intensity to his orgasm that even could cause a seizure-like reaction. I would see the doc. ...Read more