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What could be causing a tendons in my neck to protrude causing pain and tightness in my face? My neck and face are sensitive to touch too

What could be causing a tendons in my neck to protrude causing pain and tightness in my face? My neck and face are sensitive to touch too

Irritated Nerve: Some nerves in the face and neck can become irritated or pinched as the come out of the brain. These nerves include the trigeminal and facial nerve. This would produce symptoms similar to those you describe. I would suggest talking to a neurosurgeon to see if this can be helped by medications, injections or perhaps surgery. ...Read more

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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Rear-neck/back pain for 2 mths, now less but get random daily tightness in front neck, face, jaw/teeth, arm tingling, headaches esp. When sitting long. Mostly gone when wake up and worsens gradually?

Rear-neck/back pain for 2 mths, now less but get random daily tightness in front neck, face, jaw/teeth, arm tingling, headaches esp. When sitting long. Mostly gone when wake up and worsens gradually?

Jaw and Muscle Pain: It appears that you have a serious TMJ and muscle dysfunction that causes these muscles to go into a spasm and the jaw joint (TMJ) to be misaligned. You seriously need treatment from a dentist that is very skilled at treating tmj. Only about 5% of dentist are really good in this realm in that they are very familiar with multiple treatment options to select from based on the patient needs. ...Read more

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Feels like im getting choked. Whenver seatbealt, tight shirt rubs against my neck ifeel the same thing. Also wheni touch the bottom front of .

Feels like im getting choked. Whenver seatbealt, tight shirt rubs against my neck ifeel the same thing. Also wheni touch the bottom front of .

?sensory: You could have some sensory processing problems. This can cause uncomfortable feelings and sensations when you have certain kinds of stimulations, often tactile, to a particular area. You might want to consult with a qualified occupational therapist with experience in sensory integration. ...Read more

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Since yesterday affernoonn, whenever I eat something, the right side of the front of my neck beneath the chin gets tight and swells up..?

Since yesterday affernoonn, whenever I eat something, the right side of the front of my neck beneath the chin gets tight and swells up..?

Salivary gland stone: A stone blocking the salivary gland duct, most commonly the submandibular duct, is called sialolithiasis. Warm compresses, drinking plenty of fluids, and sucking on sour candy can help dislodge the stone. If it continues, antibiotics and surgery may need to be necessary. ...Read more

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Had tightness/heaviness in upper back near the neck area.Seems to be better with positional changes.Recently spend alot of time in front of computer.

Had tightness/heaviness in upper back near the neck area.Seems to be better with positional changes.Recently spend alot of time in front of computer.

Yes: This complaint is very common after heavy computer use. For now, use Ben Gay on the neck and shoulders twice a day for 3 days. To prevent, get a kitchen timer and set it to ring every 10 minutes when you are at the computer, At that time , do neck rotation exercises for 30 seconds. Make your keyboard height is proper for you and the screen height is proper for your eyes. ...Read more

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I'm having tightness in the left side of my neck and toward the front of it. It's not constant, it comes and goes. The pressure goes to my head too?

I'm having tightness in the left side of my neck and toward the front of it. It's not constant, it comes and goes. The pressure goes to my head too?

Several causes: are possible. The most likely cause is muscular.If one is involved in motor vehicular accident or sudden stop or fall , sports any of these can cause the pain. The pain is frequently in the sternocleidomastoid muscle This is a large muscle that involves all of the areas you. If persists see your doc. ...Read more

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My jaw, front of my neck, back of my head are numb and tight. I am wondering what this is given it's accompanied by a headache?

My jaw, front of my neck, back of my head are numb and tight. I am wondering what this is given it's accompanied by a headache?

Nondiagnostic: This constellation of symptoms require a thorough history and physical examination for diagnosis. Referral to a neurologist and/or an otolaryngologist May be recommended after your physician examines you. ...Read more