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Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Can B due 2 facial-: -nerve in origin. It just appears in some people 4no reason. It an inflammation of the nerve, & best 2 C an ENT. 2 B sure there is no treatable process. If none, meds like Lyrica (pregabalin) & Neurontin can B of help, also Cymbalta is often tried. All have an effect on pain pathways. Goes by name of Trigeminal Neuralgia. ...Read more

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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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Sharp stabbing pain/numbness in head&neck car accident last week CT scan normal, had two of them done.So why the pain?

Sharp stabbing pain/numbness in head&neck car accident last week CT scan normal, had two of them done.So why the pain?

Muscle spasm: After accident, most pain is muscle spasms and inflammation. Try heat, massage, hot baths, anti inflammatories. Therapy can help too. If no improvement, may need MRI to evaluate more. ...Read more

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Why do I have sharp stabbing neck pain after lifting weights?

Why do I have sharp stabbing neck pain after lifting weights?

You need to see your: Physician for a physical exam. You may have a herniated disc that is causing pain with the increased activity and pressure. See your physician and ask for imaging of your neck, possibly an MRI if your physical exam is not clear. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I need doctors help please sharp stabbing head and neck pain?

Occipital neuralgia: Common causes of occipital neuralgia include irritation or injury to the occipital nerve, myofascial spasm, and focal entrapment of the occipital nerve. Treatment options: medication therapy, occipital nerve blocks, and surgical procedure. Rec.: see interventional pain management specialist. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in the side of neck and it comes and goes ?

Get a check up: There are multiple reasons for the pain you described. The pain you describe appears possibly coming from the nerves either perepheral or central(from brain and spinal cord). However, it will depend a thorough evaluation which might include physical examination and testing. Get yourself checked and see you family physician to start with ...Read more

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Pain under my ribs along with shoulder/neck pain, both right side. Sharp/stabbing pain, doesn't hurt to touch. Any idea what may be causing it? Thanks

Go back to basics!: Your profile says you have celiac disease, and so if no trauma is involved at the time of symptoms starting, you need to look at your diet & gut since then. What did you eat? What were you doing (activity, trauma)? There are referred pain patterns from the gut, gallbladder, colon, liver that needs to be investigated further by your doctor. Get seen and examined soon! ...Read more

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Neck pain (near adams apple/right side) when swallowing. Feels like sharp/stabbing pain. Doesn't feel like its inside throat. Off and on for months.

Neck pain (near adams apple/right side) when swallowing.  Feels like sharp/stabbing pain. Doesn't feel like its inside throat.  Off and on for months.

Exam: You will need to be examined to determine if you have swollen lymph nodes. enlarged thyroid or any suspicious growth. Please make an appointment for a thorough exam. ...Read more