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What could be the cause of burning sensation in lymph node behind ear near jaw and some ringing in that ear from time to time?

What could be the cause of burning sensation in lymph node behind ear near jaw and some ringing in that ear from time to time?

Possible infection: Lymph nodes are localized groups of white cells that are designed to attack foreign tissue, especially infections. When activated, there can be a burning sensation to the surrounding tissues. Ringing in the ear is a non specific symptom, but may be associated with inflammation and infection. Best to have this checked out. ...Read more

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Can TMJD cause a mild burning sensation on face? Like your sprayed chili pepper on it. Also tightness near jaw/ear connection!

Can TMJD cause a mild burning sensation on face? Like your sprayed chili pepper on it. Also tightness near jaw/ear connection!

Yes: Yes, that symptom would be consistent with TMD. However it increases out of proportion to the other TMD symptoms, it may be something else. Best bet is to have your TMD managed by a TMJ specialist. ...Read more

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Toothache or ear infection? Pain in lower right jaw, all bottom teeth hurt, burning pain, hurts to the ear, shocking sensation, glands swollen

Toothache or ear infection? Pain in lower right jaw, all bottom teeth hurt, burning pain, hurts to the ear, shocking sensation, glands swollen

Infection: I cannot tell where your infection is coming from but I would suggest that you see your doctor to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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I have pain on my left lower jaw as well as ringing in that ear. What can cause this?

I have pain on my left lower jaw as well as ringing in that ear. What can cause this?

TMJ: Your symptoms could be due to TMJ (temporomandibular joint dysfunction), which could be a result of many different factors. Teeth grinding is a more common cause. Ibuprofen can help with acute relief of pain, I would advise you to try using a dental night guard. ...Read more

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Small hard lump under right ear behind lower jaw. Have had it for at least 5 years now. What could cause this and what affordable ways could treat it?

Many things: It could be a cyst, tumor, swollen lymph node, etc.
Get a referral from your dr. For this to be biopsied, and removed properly.



The fact it's been there for 5 yr leads me to believe it is not too serious, but get it removed. ...Read more

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I occasionally have numbness with mild burning sensation on the right side of the head, right upper limb and right lower limb, what can be the cause?

I occasionally have numbness with mild burning sensation on the right side of the head, right upper limb and right lower limb, what can be the cause?

Neurologist: These symptoms can be due to blockage in the left carotid artery, disease of the Left cerebral cortex, or even a demyelinating disorder like multiple sclerosis. I recommend that you consult a neurologist who will order the appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes a deep dull pain in both sides of lower jaw and in center of chin? Occasional ear pain. Pain moves from side to side to chin to under chin

What causes a deep dull pain in both sides of lower jaw and in center of chin? Occasional ear pain. Pain moves from side to side to chin to under chin

Number of causes: Your description of bilateral dull pain in your lower jaw and center of your chin and radiation from side to side could be related to a number of different causes. More information, including a thorough clinical exam with any appropriate studies, including x-rays would be recommended in order to arrive at a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can ear infection cause intense tooth ache where a tooth has been extracted along lower jaw line. And I can't bear to eat or touch the area.?

Can ear infection cause intense tooth ache where a tooth has been extracted along lower jaw line. And I can't bear to eat or touch the area.?

Possible: Pain is often referred between the ear and the lower teeth, or in this case where they used to be. If you have an earache, you may also get pain in your lower jaw. If you have a toothache, sometimes it can make your ear hurt. Your physician can look in your ears and your dentist can check your mouth. Between the 2 you should be able to find the cause. ...Read more

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Can improper placement of needle & numbing agent in lower jaw cause temporary facial paralysis/tingling & severe pain in jaw, ear, neck & back of head?

Can improper placement of needle & numbing agent in lower jaw cause temporary facial paralysis/tingling & severe pain in jaw, ear, neck & back of head?

Anesthetic Block: An inferior alveolar nerve block of your lower jaw will anesthetize either your left or right side, making it feel numb and "paralyzed". Pain in your jaw, ear, neck, and back of head may be a reaction to the anesthetic, not necessarily due to improper technique. Since every issue was temporary, you should heal without incident. Discuss with your dentist. ...Read more

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Soreness&achiness between upper&lower jaw inside mouth beside tonsil area. Will tmd cause this? Itchy feeling in ear same side. Help. Been to ENT. : (

Soreness&achiness between upper&lower jaw inside mouth beside tonsil area. Will tmd cause this? Itchy feeling in ear same side. Help. Been to ENT. : (

Jaw pain: ENT exam was normal? Usual suspects are TMJ (abnormal dental occlusion, arthritis), retro molar trigone pathology (neoplastic) especially with ETOH & smoking. This can cause some itching sensation. Tonsil neoplasm (asymmetry bothers me) or just mucosal allergy. Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for allergy. If in front of ear is tender with chewing, see dentist specializing in TMJ. Avoid excess chewing. ...Read more

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TMD dx. Ear pain, sore muscle down front of neck, popping jaw. Can this cause lower jaw pain next to molars under tongue? Cold fluid causes ear pain?

TMD dx. Ear pain, sore muscle down front of neck, popping jaw. Can this cause lower jaw pain next to molars under tongue? Cold fluid causes ear pain?

Yes, it can: Myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is one of the most common causes of persistent pain in the head, face and neck regions. A myofascial pain is defined as a localized deep tenderness in a taut band of skeletal muscle, tendon or ligament that has the ability to refer pain to another region known as a zone of reference (i.e., area of pain complaint). See orofacial pain doc ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause you to get a burning sensation at back of head and around just above the ears? This burning comes and goes.

Can anxiety cause you to get a burning sensation at back of head and around just above the ears? This burning comes and goes.

Possible but...: Anxiety can produce tingling, numbness, and other uncomfortable sensations. The burning pain you describe is not the most typical for anxiety and you need to have a physician rule out problems in your cervical spine, neck and upper back muscles, and occipital nerves. ...Read more

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What could cause severe scalp burning sensation pain to the touch on right side of head nerve pain in right ear and still neck. Shingle is ruled out.

What could cause severe scalp burning sensation pain to the touch on right side of head nerve pain in right ear and still neck. Shingle is ruled out.

Neuralgia: I would wonder how early shingles was ruled out? Early shingles does not leave any objective physical findings... Glosssopharyngeal neuralgia is uncommon and usually has a component within the throat as well.
Would see a neurologist to evaluate a deeper understanding of the situation. ...Read more

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When I lay down with my head prompted up on pillow like chin to chest. Could that cause lt side neck pain and numb tingling in lower jaw and cheek?

When I lay down with my head prompted up on pillow like chin to chest. Could that cause lt side neck pain and numb tingling in lower jaw and cheek?

Neck pain: Yes that position could cause impingement of a nerve to produce your symptoms. You need a complete history and physical examination done and probably imagining of your neck. ...Read more

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Headaches around my whole head, with pain also in my jaw, cheekbones, and rear neck muscles. Slight trembling & some clicking in my lower jaw. Causes?

Headaches around my whole head, with pain also in my jaw, cheekbones, and rear neck muscles. Slight trembling & some clicking in my lower jaw. Causes?

Trembling.: Headaches around my whole head, with pain also in my jaw, cheekbones, and rear neck muscles. Slight trembling & some clicking in my lower jaw. Causes? ANS: Need more information. Bad causes? Could be lockjaw which is fatal. So I would discuss with your Dr. In AM or go to ER. Good causes: you are cold and shivering. If so warm up. ...Read more

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The bone behind my left ear is swollen and very painful like a burning sensation. Have a lump where ear meets jaw. Could this be a mastoid bone infect?

The bone behind my left ear is swollen and very painful like a burning sensation. Have a lump where ear meets jaw. Could this be a mastoid bone infect?

Unlikely: It is impossible to have a mastoid infection without a middle ear infection. The tendons of the large neck muscles attach on the mastoid bone and you could have either a tendonitis or myositis. The lump where the ear meets the jaw could be the parotid gland tail. See an ENT doctor for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am experiencing ear itch, ear ache, burning hot sensation, ear swelling, ear peeling, swollen behind ear and side of jaw. Back of head headache.?

I am experiencing ear itch, ear ache, burning hot sensation, ear swelling, ear peeling, swollen behind ear and side of jaw. Back of head headache.?

Needs to be checked: With all these symptoms in ear and jaw and pain in back of head. It is possible it is due to an infectious process somewhere in ear or jaw. I suggest you make an apt with your doctor and get it checked ...Read more

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Unilateral mild burning sensation on face, tender muscles around that side of jaw and ear, mild eye pain, left side nose burns a bit, like chili TMJD?

Unilateral mild burning sensation on face, tender muscles around that side of jaw and ear, mild eye pain, left side nose burns a bit, like chili TMJD?

See OFP specialist: The Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and treatment of facial pain, night bruxism and TMJ. They are the experts in this field. See PCP for hypertension diagnosis, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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I have burning bulging sensation in the veins in my arms and hands? Swollen lymp nodes behind left ear. Swollen jaw. Neg Lupus test.

I have burning bulging sensation in the veins in my arms and hands? Swollen lymp nodes behind left ear. Swollen jaw. Neg Lupus test.

Not a simple problem: this is not a simple problem. Each of these could be separate medical problems and they may not all go together. You will need to clarify this with your physician ...Read more

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What can cause a burning sensation up your back to your head?

What can cause a burning sensation up your back to your head?

Neuralgia: What you are describing is nerve pain which is described as burning in nature, likely secondary to a pinched nerve either C2 or C3 dermatome. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation on the left side of my body from head to back. What causes the pain?

Atypical symptom: Burning in such a large area of your body is atypical. I am not sure of the cause but if it is central nervous system related it has to be coming from right side of the brain possibly thalamus. This however extremely rare and very unlikely. Most likely there is some other non nervous system related explanation. ...Read more

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What is a bump on your lower jaw, underneath your ear?

What is a bump on your lower jaw, underneath your ear?

Jaw vs parotid: Could be a growth either on your lower jaw or parotid gland. Either should be examined. See either an oral surgeon or ENT doc for examination ASAP. ...Read more

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My lower jaw, behind the left ear, is swollen, and painful. What is it?

My lower jaw, behind the left ear, is swollen, and painful. What is it?

See doctor: Can be swollen gland or muscular. See your doctor to check the swelling to see where it is located and its cause. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on lower back of head down my neck to the middle of shoulder blades?

Anti-inflammatory: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. It is common for neck pain to refer to the head as well as shoulder blade. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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Swollen lower jaw right side below the ear, just started yesterday I wonder hwat is wrong, never had this before no?

Swollen lower jaw right side below the ear, just started yesterday I wonder hwat is wrong, never had this before no?

Not normal: Jaw swelling is usually accompanied by pain and is a sign of a deeper problem. Call your dentist and have it evaluated. If it is dental related, it can progress to become a significantly painful, progressive, and dangerous swelling. Antibiotics tend not to cure these, but a skilled dentist will diagnose and address the underlying causes. ...Read more

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Could fibromyalgia cause pain in the upper back flesh and muscles plus very hot sensation (burning hot especially in the back of head? What causes that?

Could fibromyalgia cause pain in the upper back flesh and muscles plus very hot sensation (burning hot especially in the back of head? What causes that?

Yes: Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain in muscles. It is possible that with use, a smaller area of your body has more intense symptoms. Underlying the fibromyalgia you may have arthritis of the cervical spine which increases the possibility of your symptoms. Isolated areas of pain which last over 3 days and do not respond to rest, massage or stretch need to be examined by your physician. ...Read more

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Pain under ear while moving my lower jaw forward. Help?

Pain under ear while moving my lower jaw forward. Help?

See Your Dentist: What you are describing sounds like either an infection or trauma to your tempero-mandibular-joint (tmj). If you have been in an accident, or had trauma (a left hook?) to your jaw, your TMJ would have moved out of its socket. See your dentist or a TMJ specialist. This also could be caused if you grind/clench your teeth which would change your jaw's vertical dimension. A night guard may be needed. ...Read more