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Pain in side of tongue only when asleep. Nerve pain/ stabbing pain awakens me. Near sore that has no pain. Not from biting - nerve explosion - cause?

Pain in side of tongue only when asleep. Nerve pain/ stabbing pain awakens me. Near sore that has no pain. Not from biting - nerve explosion - cause?

Get a Diagnosis: You need to see a dentist for diagnosis and referral. This could be serious. A painless sore with shooting pain could be an abscessed tooth with infection spreading to the tongue and if untreated to your neck or brain. It could be a tumor, possibly cancer. No one can tell without examining you so see a dentist today. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Face mildly aches, lip/tongue tingles often, TM joint sore to touch. No stabbing pain like TN, no TN triggers on face. Is this TMJ? (could it be?)

Face mildly aches, lip/tongue tingles often, TM joint sore to touch. No stabbing pain like TN, no TN triggers on face. Is this TMJ? (could it be?)

TMJ and Anxiety: There is a link between anxiety symptoms and TMJ. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your doctor can provide you with diagnosis and treatment options or referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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Left side of my face feels burning, eye, edge of lip, nostril, tongue, throat, it's all towards the left only. Not stabbing pain, no rash, what is it?

Left side of my face feels burning, eye, edge of lip, nostril, tongue, throat, it's all towards the left only. Not stabbing pain, no rash, what is it?

See PCP: Could be early Herpes Zoster. See PCP. Some MDs treat before vesicles come out. Time will tell what it is. Burning eye is usually due to dryness but see eyeMD to be sure you do not have HZV in eye. ...Read more

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Horrific stabbing pain my mouth/throat. What kind of doc should I see?

Horrific stabbing pain my mouth/throat. What kind of doc should I see?

ENT: Most likely if your primary care doctor can't figure it out, I would schedule appt with an ear nose throat (ENT) doctor. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in my left bicep, why?

Stabbing pain in my left bicep, why?

Tear or strain: Most likely a bicipital tendonitis, from overuse, which can be very painful. Consider a partial tear of one of the heads of the bicep muscle. Nerve entrapment between bicep and tricep muscle is a possibility. Orthopedic doc can rule out humeral pathology, labral tear, avulsion fracture, or tumor. ...Read more

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Terrible stabbing pain in right ovary?

Terrible stabbing pain in right ovary?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in intestines, what's wrong?

Get it evaluated: It is impossible to say without being able to examine you and have access to imaging studies. However, major abdominal pain requires immediate evaluation. Call your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain below rib cage lower left back?

Stabbing pain below rib cage lower left back?

Kidney: There are several diseases that can cause pain in this area. Kidney stones are the first thing that came to mind when I read your question but infection (like shingles) broken rib and mush more need to be considered. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes stabbing pain with with urination?

What causes stabbing pain with with urination?

Get urine checked: Most likely a urinary tract infection. You will need a urinalysis and culture obtained by seeing a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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13 year old son has stabbing pain when he pees

13 year old son has stabbing pain when he pees

See doctor: Many possible causes. This sort of symptom requires a doctor assessment. ...Read more

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Why do I have stabbing pain in top of testicle?

Why do I have stabbing pain in top of testicle?

Urologist: You should be examined by either your family physician or a local urologist to assess orchitis, epididymitis, hydrocele, or testiicular torsion.
If the diagnosis is not evident on physical exam, they may perform an ultrasound study. ...Read more

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What causes a stabbing pain in left sinus cavity?

What causes a stabbing pain in left sinus cavity?

Sinusitis: Most of the time, that kind of pain comes from a sinus infection. It can be acute sinusitis if it is of recent onset (less than 3 weeks), or chronic sinusitis, if it has been there for a long time. Other problems can mimic sinusitis, such as atypical migraines. In either case, you should speak to an ENT to find out the cause of the pain, and what to do to get rid of it. ...Read more

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When I run I get sharp stabbing pain in right side?

Muscle spasm: When you run, you use the 3 layers of muscles in your abdomen. These flat muscles, when used, can "spasm" or contract very vigorously. This causes a sharp stabbing burning pain, a lot like a charley horse in the calf (also a muscle spasm). If this happens to you, stop running, rub firmly right on the stabbing painful area, and the muscle will relax; just like when you rub your calf. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain below right ribs, what could be wrong?

Front or Back?: Front: gall bladder, liver, kidney, colon.

Back: muscular, kidney, liver. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat sharp stabbing pain in my big toes?

Zostrix (capsaicin) or Biofreeze: Are topical over the counter medication that might provide temporary relief. However, the cause of the problem needs to be determined and addressed. See podiatrist. ...Read more

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What would cause a painful stabbing pain above my left hip?!

What would cause a painful stabbing pain above my left hip?!

Bursitis?: Does it hurt to move your hip? In what direction? To raise your leg? Maybe pt can help sort it out. ...Read more

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Woke up to stabbing pain in right shoulder, what could it be?

Muscle spasm: Probably had our am in he uncomfortable position, take Motrin an try to stretch. ...Read more

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Iwhat could cause severe stabbing pain that is only in one leg?

Iwhat could cause severe stabbing pain that is only in one leg?

Could be several thi: Anything from muscle pain to blood clots. In one leg the first thing I would find out about is called dvt- a blood clot in the deep veins. These can be dangerous and must be diagnosed quuickly and treated right away. ...Read more

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Burning and stabbing pain in upper left chest. What could it be?

Many possibities: This could be a lot of different things, some of them serious. I would get into your doctor for a good check up. ...Read more

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Why do I get a stabbing pain in one side of my neck during an orgasm?

Why do I get a stabbing pain in one side of my neck during an orgasm?

Muscle contraction: Probably from the muscles you are contracting during the orgasm. Does this happen all the time? Is it something new? Is it worsening? ...Read more

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What could cause a stabbing pain in one small spot of my head for 4 days?

Depends...: It could be something simple as a run of the mill headache to something more serious. If it does not improve consult with your doctor. If it is associated with more concerning symptoms such as dizziness, blurry/double vision, etc seek urgent medical attention. ...Read more

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I have a stabbing pain in my right shoulder what might be the cause of it?

Pain right shoulder: Pulled biceps tendon, pulled/torn rotator cuff. Bursitis. A lot depends on whether it was due to trauma or repetitive motion. Does it hurt when you touch it? Where does it hurt? Do you have limited motion of the shoulder? You would honestly need a physical exam to answer the question. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sharp stabbing pain in my lower left pelvic area. Help?

Ortho causes include: A pinched nerve in the back, due to arthritis, slip disk, injury or a space occupying lesion; or pain from bursitis, arthritis hip, meralgia paraesthetica (like carpal t syndrome, where a local nerve to the thigh gets trapped under a thick ligament against the pelvic bone.
Non-ortho causes: abdominal like constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, hernia pains, etc.
Check with your gp for the dx.. ...Read more

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When I walk or move certain ways I get a sharp stabbing pain in my lower left back?

When I walk or move certain ways I get a sharp stabbing pain in my lower left back?

You may have pulled: A muscle, or slept funny and woke up in a different position while sleeping that left your back with a spasm if your twist or torque in a certain way. If you've taken NSAIDS OTC that aren't helping, then you need to get checked out by UR doctor, or see an osteopathic physician for 2nd opinion and treatment. Look for a neuromusculoskeletal (NMM) DO physician to get you out of this pain & correct it. ...Read more

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I have really bad pressure and stabbing pain in my chest. Is there anything I can take?

I have really bad pressure and stabbing pain in my chest. Is there anything I can take?

A trip to hospital: 40 year old with chest pain and pressure in chest needs to get to hospitalto check out possible heart attack

take an Aspirin and take some nattokinase to try to open the blood vessels. ...Read more

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Bad pain In upper back. It's pinching/stabbing pain and it hurts most when sitting down?

Bad pain In upper back. It's pinching/stabbing pain and it hurts most when sitting down?

Back pain: Do you have scoliosis (s curve) of spine? Injury? Sound like musculoskeletal or disc related though you are young for disc (unless you do gymnastics or back pain from any vigorous sport). Try motrin if not allergic, warm compresses kinesiotape on area PT, cushion on seat and follow up with doc, May need MRI Go to ER if numbness, weakness, difficulty with urination ...Read more