Could very tight neck muscles cause your jaw to go into spasm and affect ears?

Tight Jaws Affect . Yes, tight neck muscle can translate into tight jaws, via muscle spasm. Jaw muscle spasm may cause ringing in the ears, popping in the ears, and earaches.

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Could sleeping on a poor pillow be the cause of tight neck muscles and tight muscles throughout the head? Have very poor posture also.

Maybe? But see a doc. Many things can cause neck pain. Certainly sleeping on a pillow that's not the right fit for you can cause such things. I note that you talk about foot numbness in "conditions". That raises the possibility of disc issues in your back, and possibly your neck. To further assess that, you really need a good physical examination and some imaging to look into the issue. Please see your doctor soon. Read more...

Can strained or tight neck muscles make the muscles throughout your head hurt? Almost like a sharp sensation?

Definitely, yes. Tension Type Headache. More muscle tenderness has been found in patients with TTH than in non-headache controls. However, it is not unusual for patients with TTH to experience stubbing pain in the head musculature. The pains are usually bilateral and diffuse and often have tenderness in the cervical muscles and other muscles pain as well as the pericranial muscles. See an orofacial specialist. Read more...

Shooting pain up from leftside skull base to behind left ear comes and goes. Can tight neck muscles cause? Any dangerous causes or ok to wait 2morrow

Yes, sometimes. Yes, tight neck muscles at the skull base can sometimes cause this. There are other causes as well. Please see your doctor for an exam to help determine the cause. Tight neck muscles can respond well to massage and ice if that is the problem. Read more...

Can ear inf cause tight neck muscles?

No, but.... If you have tight neck muscles you may also have tight jaw muscles. In the case of tight jaw muscles you can have pain around the jaw joint. Pain around the jaw joint can seem like "ear pain ". Many times people who have jaw joint pain think they have an ear infection and I have seen many patients with jaw pain misdiagnosed as having an "ear infection.". Read more...
Yes. If the infection leads to lymph node involvement in the neck region it can make the neck feel stiff as if the muscles are tightening due to there increased size and inflammation. Read more...

Can very tight neck muscles, such as due to stress/anxiety, cause a feeling of fullness in the ears? If so, what's the best way to alleviate that?

Muscles. more likely you are clinching your teeth with feeling of ear pressure. Soft diet, decrease stress, range of motion exercises of neck as needed. Take computer breaks, keep screen at eye level, get dental splint for use at sleep, no gum chewing, no hard candies, etc. Read more...

Random numb feeling in cheek and jaw (right side) tight neck muscles, anxiety, stress something else?

A lot of things. Your symptoms may be related to stress but numbness needs to be fully evaluated as it may be early signs of something serious. You should see an oral ; maxillofacial surgeon to determine what is going on and make a definitive diagnosis or referral. Read more...
TMJ-TMD . TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. . Read more...