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Why do I get a sharp pins and needles pain in top left side of my neck when I swallow?

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In brief: May have neuralgia

There is a nerve called the glossopharyngeal nerve which runs down the throat which when Irritated or abnormally stimulated can give painful shock like sensations in the mouth, tongue, ear, or jaw/neck region.
You should see a neurologist since evaluation is usually best to search for a cause.

In brief: May have neuralgia

There is a nerve called the glossopharyngeal nerve which runs down the throat which when Irritated or abnormally stimulated can give painful shock like sensations in the mouth, tongue, ear, or jaw/neck region.
You should see a neurologist since evaluation is usually best to search for a cause.
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dr. Philip Miller
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In brief: ENT

I suggest and ENT evalaution- the cuauses are many and varied- cannot be answered online.

In brief: ENT

I suggest and ENT evalaution- the cuauses are many and varied- cannot be answered online.
Dr. Philip Miller
Dr. Philip Miller
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