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I have no tooth ache or swelling but have earache and numbness to left side of face, ear and jaw?

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Dr. James Donley
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Need exam

This may or may not be a dental issue.
With numbness occurring, you don't want to wait. Please call a dentist asap who can do an exam, see if it is a dental issue and if not dental refer you to someone who can help you. Good luck and don't wait.

In brief: Need exam

This may or may not be a dental issue.
With numbness occurring, you don't want to wait. Please call a dentist asap who can do an exam, see if it is a dental issue and if not dental refer you to someone who can help you. Good luck and don't wait.
Dr. James Donley
Dr. James Donley
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Dr. Meng Syn
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: See your dentist

Sounds like the numbness is in the area of the facial nerve.
You may have a case of bells palsey or a virus that effects this nerve. See your dentist to rule out a dental cause or see your physician.

In brief: See your dentist

Sounds like the numbness is in the area of the facial nerve.
You may have a case of bells palsey or a virus that effects this nerve. See your dentist to rule out a dental cause or see your physician.
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Bell's Palsy

Bell's Palsy, inflammation of the Facial Nerve and/or surrounding tissues.
See your General Dentist, General Physician or Urgent Care (not ER), Specialist in Oral Pathology, or a Specialist Neurologist for physical examination and differential diagnosis. For best resolution, seek examination as soon as possible.

In brief: Bell's Palsy

Bell's Palsy, inflammation of the Facial Nerve and/or surrounding tissues.
See your General Dentist, General Physician or Urgent Care (not ER), Specialist in Oral Pathology, or a Specialist Neurologist for physical examination and differential diagnosis. For best resolution, seek examination as soon as possible.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Healthcare Professional
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Bells palsy

See GP. Probably Bells Palsy.
Inflammation of facial nerve probably causing ear pain

In brief: Bells palsy

See GP. Probably Bells Palsy.
Inflammation of facial nerve probably causing ear pain
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
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In brief: Could be either

Sounds like a possible TMJ issue.
Have it checked out by a dentist that knows how to diagnose and treat tmj.

In brief: Could be either

Sounds like a possible TMJ issue.
Have it checked out by a dentist that knows how to diagnose and treat tmj.
Dr. Steven Mermelstein
Dr. Steven Mermelstein
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