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I have a numb, tingling feeling under my left jaw and neck, what could it be?

I have a numb, tingling feeling under my left jaw and neck, what could it be?

Be seen: This is an unusual area to have symptoms - you should be seen in order for a health care provider to take a detailed history and perform a physician examination to determine potential causes and a diagnostic plan. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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I have tingling along my right jaw line for at least 40 / 50 times per day. Lasting few seconds. Continuing for months. Whom do I consult?

I have tingling along my right jaw line for at least 40 / 50 times per day. Lasting few seconds. Continuing for months. Whom do I consult?

OFP: Orofacial pain specialist. Here is the link for american academy for orofacial pain:
http://www. Aaop. Org/content. Aspx? Page_id=2720;club_id=508439
find a board certified doctor near your place.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I have tingling in my jaw an cheekbone what could it be?

I have tingling in my jaw an cheekbone what could it be?

7th nerve: This is generally caused by irritation of the facial portion of your seventh cranial nerve. This nerve passes in front of your ear through the parotid gland and can be affected by inflammation in the parotid gland or anything that puts pressure on the side of your face. ...Read more

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I have tingling on my right side of my jaw and neck and comes and goes?

I have tingling on my right side of my jaw and neck and comes and goes?

Trigeminal neuropath: Trigeminal neuropathy, or inflammation on the nerve providing sensation to your face. This is most likely due to a viral infection, I treated with steroids. If I were you, I would consider formal consult. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I eat something, my first bite would cause weird feeling in my jaw for a few second. It feels like electrical shock/tingling. No pain/hurt?

Sometimes when I eat something, my first bite would cause weird feeling in my jaw for a few second. It feels like electrical shock/tingling. No pain/hurt?

Galvanic reaction: Sometimes when different metals make contact an electric current is created. If it persist you should see your dentist and he can place a coating on the tooth. ...Read more

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What is a tingling in my neck and jaw?

Tingling in neck/jaw: Tingling in your neck and jaw may be an indication of a pinched or inflammed nerve. Please consult with your primary provider to determine the cause. ...Read more

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How to get rid of "tingling" sensation in my jaw?

Answer is obvious: If your car was making a funny sound, would you think, "How can I get rid of that funny sound? " or would you think, "I need to take my car in to the mechanic to find out what's making that sound so HE can get rid of the sound"? It's just as true in medicine as in auto repair: First diagnosis, THEN treatment. How can you "get rid" of something when you don't know what is causing that something? ...Read more

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Why do I have tingling along the right jaw line and down my neck?

Why do I have tingling along the right jaw line and down my neck?

Myofascial pain: Is a regional muscle disorder that is one of the most common causes of persistent pain in the head, face and neck regions. Although the zone of reference can be distant from the involved muscle and may not be in the same dermatome, the pattern of pain referral is reproducible and consistent and can serve as a guide to locate trigger point.
Rec.: moist heat rest and nsaid. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to get rid of "tingling" sensation in my jaw?

Can someone tell me how to get rid of "tingling" sensation in my jaw?

See a neurologist: First try to find a cause in the jaw or facial or brain area. If every test is normal then medications can control symptoms. Neurologist can help. ...Read more

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Tingling/numbness no pain on the right side of cheek/jaw it happened suddenly after shower what could it be?

Tingling/numbness no pain on the right side of cheek/jaw it happened suddenly after shower what could it be?

Possible Zoster: I believe I just read a webcam conference on your case just a few moments ago and sent some thoughts back to the doctor who you consulted with as I agreed with his thinking. In my opinion this very well could be nothing in particular and resolve. Or it could be a very early presentation of a Zoster (Shingles) infection. I think other things he mentioned are a bit lower probablity. ...Read more

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I've been getting tingling and numbness on the right side on neck and up to back right bottom side of my Jaw, ?

I've been getting tingling and numbness on the right side on neck and up to back right bottom side of my Jaw, ?

Nerve: This may simply be an irritable superficial nerve which may improve on its own especially if you have no other neurologic symptoms. If symptoms persist or if other areas of numbness or tingling develop, a neurologist would be best qualified to evaluate you. ...Read more

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For several months I've had a tingling sensation along my jaw line only on the right side. It goes from my jaw line down my neck. At least 40times ay da?

For several months I've had a tingling sensation along my jaw line only on the right side. It goes from my jaw line down my neck. At least 40times ay da?

Pinched nerve: Occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues. The common symptoms are numbness, sharp, aching or burning pain, which may radiate outward to your ear, eye, pharynx and jaws. Treatment: physical therapy, medications, cognitive behavioral therapy and acupuncture. The treatment is usually effective. Rec.: see a pain management specialist. ...Read more

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I have tingling in the left side of my jaw and neck, is it cancer?

I have tingling in the left side of my jaw and neck, is it cancer?

Probably not: But if this is a persistent problem for you, then it is best to be examined by a physician to rule out a serious cause. ...Read more

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I was at dinner last night and had a margarita. After dinner I had a very intense jaw pain, with tingling, on both sides. What could it be?

I was at dinner last night and had a margarita. After dinner I had a very intense jaw pain, with tingling, on both sides. What could it be?

See dentist first: Make an appointment with your dentist for a complete evaluation for both caries and periodontal issues. It may be as simple as a restoration needs to be replaced or it may be non dental in nature. Check with the dentist first. ...Read more

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I flew on a plane Sunday and was very nervous ever since I have been home my face has been having tingling areas especially around lips could this be from clinching jaw?

I flew on a plane Sunday and was very nervous ever since I have been home my face has been having tingling areas especially around lips could this be from clinching jaw?

Jaw numbness: There could be a relation between the symptoms and your stress of flying. If you symptoms don't improve, go see a dentist. Numbness and tingling in the lower lip and jaw for no known reason could be something more serious. It would require evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause stiff neck and tingling in ears, jaw and in shoulders?

What can cause stiff neck and tingling in ears, jaw and in shoulders?

A few thought.: This is not an easy answer and something youneed to ask your physician. One thought is TMJ also know as temporal mandibular joint syndrome = in your jaw joint. The complaints you have coudl fit this. We can see this with neck/shoulder muscle syndromes. Ask your physician to evaluate you for these problems. ...Read more

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Why does my head crack when it twitches. Also why do I feel tingling on the top of my head and pain in jaw?

Head ache: You probably are experiencing some form of head ache. Get a consult to go over in detail and find any treatment options ...Read more

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I'm having ear and jaw pain on my right side, having hot flashes and tingling that goes up the opposite side of my head.

I'm having ear and jaw pain on my right side, having hot flashes and tingling that goes up the opposite side of my head.

Pain: Sorry to hear this. You MUST see your regular doctor first and she/he may make changes or send you to a specialist.
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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front and side of head feels numb. Head feels heavy. Underneath jaw and top of neck feel swelled and numb with a tingling feelingchest pain. Cause?

front and side of head feels numb. Head feels heavy. Underneath jaw and top of neck feel swelled and numb with a tingling feelingchest pain. Cause?

Somatization?: Your symptoms are somewhat unusual and either are due to a very uncommon illness or are more likely psychosomatic. See > http://bit. Ly/1OeXVq4 If and http://bit. Ly/1X5rw9T If you feel psychological/emotional factors could be causing your symptoms go to my Checklist: Mental Health. ...Read more

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Feel a bit of numbness, tingling under ear but next to the jaw. Also a little discomfort. Not TMJ because my jaw does not lock, but what could this be?

Feel a bit of numbness, tingling under ear but next to the jaw. Also a little discomfort. Not TMJ because my jaw does not lock, but what could this be?

Could be TMJ: You could be having a TMJ problem even thought your jaw is not locking. In addition to a medical evaluation, I would suggest that you see your dentist to have your TMJ evaluated. ...Read more

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I'm having tingling on my left side more intense in hands and feet. I feel like it starts from my neck/bottom jaw down. I'm only 25 should I do?

I'm having tingling on my left side more intense in hands and feet. I feel like it starts from my neck/bottom jaw down. I'm only 25 should I do?

Ans: Well need more history. Did you ever have a neck injury? Could just be a positional issue do change positions when you sleep. Always best to see your doctor for full exam ...Read more

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Can tmj/dental cause tingling numbness in chin, jaw and lips. I have polyneuropathy. Wasn't sure if its that or the dental. I do have dental issues.

Can tmj/dental cause tingling numbness in chin, jaw and lips. I have polyneuropathy. Wasn't sure if its that or the dental. I do have dental issues.

Doubtful: Tingling and numbness are not typical symptoms of tmd. I would recommend that you see a dentist to address all your dental issues and evaluate your tmjoints, etc. I am assuming that you are under the care of a physician for the polyneuropathy who can address the medical issues. ...Read more

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I am a 41 y.o. Female. Woke up with tightness in my chest, tingling in left arm & slight jaw pain. Could this be angina?

Call 911: Regardless, the cause, chest pain, tingling in left arm and jaw pains always a red flag and visit to the ER is warranted. Do not drive, Call 911. ...Read more

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How long does it take for b12 to get better. Mine was 343 and I have tingling numbness in hands feet and jaw. Had 4 injections already.

How long does it take for b12 to get better. Mine was 343 and I have tingling numbness in hands feet and jaw. Had 4 injections already.

Soon: Most people who are B12 deficient improve quickly after starting shots. Make sure you are also taking methylcobalamin orally daily.
Persistent numbness and tingling is a reason to look for other causes. Also test for B6 and B1 deficiency. ...Read more

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Keep having tingling in lower jaw and cheek when I wake up. Is there something pressing on my brain? I'm 18, went to ER and they said it is stress. : (

Keep having tingling in lower jaw and cheek when I wake up. Is there something pressing on my brain? I'm 18, went to ER and they said it is stress. : (

Yes. It is stress: You need to learn Relaxation Technic. Deep Breathing will help you help deal with Overwhelming situation.
There is a chance that this may be What is called "Atypical Migraine".
Continue with daily CV Exercise. This also helps Relieve the stress too. ...Read more

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Been getting headaches over 7 weeks and having neck and jaw pain. Been getting worse in the last week now feeling tingling/ fussy sensation in my face, head and tips of fingers. Doc said nothing wrong?

Been getting headaches over 7 weeks and having neck and jaw pain. Been getting worse in the last week now feeling tingling/ fussy sensation in my face, head and tips of fingers. Doc said nothing wrong?

Simple or Exotic: What you are experiencing may be as simple as severe neuromuscular stress and the secondary and tertiary symptoms as a result of the acute-on-chronic nature of the primary dysfunction/cause. A/some therapeutic massage (s) may be very beneficial.

On the other hand, there could be something more exotic going on, from circulatory issues to neurological issues to anything in-between. Please see PCP. ...Read more