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Experiencing about one week of tingling on the top of and behind my right ear in an arc about one inch wide & four inches long. Ideas?

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Dr. Prem Gupta
Neurology

In brief: possib pinched nerve

Most likely nerve to the skin of that area which comes out of upper 2 or 3 cervical vertebral bones is being pinched or compressed.
Osteo arthritis is the common cause but you need MRI of neck to rule out any other cause of pressure on the nerve.

In brief: possib pinched nerve

Most likely nerve to the skin of that area which comes out of upper 2 or 3 cervical vertebral bones is being pinched or compressed.
Osteo arthritis is the common cause but you need MRI of neck to rule out any other cause of pressure on the nerve.
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