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My bottom left lip gets numb and twitches and I have neck pain on my left side. I also get occasional ringing in my ears. What could it be?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: 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 lips. Treatment: physical therapy, medications, cognitive behavioral therapy and acupuncture. The treatment is usually effective. Rec.: see a pain management specialist.

In brief: 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 lips. Treatment: physical therapy, medications, cognitive behavioral therapy and acupuncture. The treatment is usually effective. Rec.: see a pain management specialist.
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