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Pain in neck radiates to ear and throat, hip surgery total replacement done , Pinched nerve or some thing else?

hi my name is Bruce Stelzer, 68 yrs old, a year ago I had rt hip surgery! total replacement! a couple of days after I developed a pain in the lefi rear of my neck! it went into my left temple! then to my left ear! then to my left side of my throat! it was like a pulse pain! and was down to every 4 sec. I seen my surgeon , my family dr, a ear, nose and throat dr, and then to my cirop. Dr. None had a answer, this lasted about 2 months, my 2nd visit to my chriro it started getting better. I will be returning for my other hip, and 5 days ago I woke up with the same pain in my left ear a pulse pain 2 times about every 10-15 secs, does this sound like a pinched nerve,? Virus? Or what, I take 2 eleve in the am and 2 in the afternoon, and it is keeping it down. Thanks Bruce
Asked On : Wed, 16 Oct 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Jun 2015
Hello Bruce,

The symptoms are indicative of nerve compression in the neck region.
As a result of which, the pain is getting radiated to the areas supplied by it.

Symptomatic relief will be obtained by intake of Nervigenic agents like Vit B6, Vit B12 & Folic acid. Also multivitamin & multimineral supplements including iron, calcium & Vit D needs to be added in your diet.

Physiotherapy exercises will be helpful.
Also take care of your sleeping posture.
Avoid use of thick pillows which puts strain on neck muscles.

If symptoms still persist, kindly visit a Neurologist for proper clinical examination including nerve conduction studies.
Wishing you a Good Health.
Take care.
Answered: Fri, 25 Oct 2013
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