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What causes nerve pain in temple region and cheek bone?

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Posted on Tue, 12 May 2015
Question: 1 week nerve pain L side temple, cheek bone, behind eye, back of neck and 1 swollen gland hurts more when I bend over. Not like sinusitis. Dr checked throat and ear fine and will go to dentist in a m
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Tiwari (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Tooth indection , TMJ disorder , Neuralgia

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXX,

Thanks for consulting Healthcare magic .
This is Dr. Priyanka Tiwari answering your query .

Read your query and understand your concern as you have nerve pain temple region , cheek bone , behind eye and back of neck with swollen gland it can be due to reason which include Tooth infection , Temporomandibular joint disorder or Neuralgia . See what happened is XXXXX in tooth infection and tmj disorder radiating pain is seen in temple , back of neck region .
In other possible cause in neuralgic pain . This occur secondary to any nerve injury due to trauma or viral infection (herpes zoster) .

So for this nothing to be worried so much and panic I will suggest you to consult oral surgeon for clinical examination and get it evaluated . Go for investigation like OPG or TMJ view to confirm the diagnosis .
Inmeantime for pain you can take medicine like Myospaz Forte or Piroxicam by consulting with local doctor .

These are the possible causes and description based on your problem .

Hope I have answered your query .
If you have further query I will be happy to help.
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What causes nerve pain in temple region and cheek bone?

Brief Answer: Tooth indection , TMJ disorder , Neuralgia Detailed Answer: Hello XXXXX, Thanks for consulting Healthcare magic . This is Dr. Priyanka Tiwari answering your query . Read your query and understand your concern as you have nerve pain temple region , cheek bone , behind eye and back of neck with swollen gland it can be due to reason which include Tooth infection , Temporomandibular joint disorder or Neuralgia . See what happened is XXXXX in tooth infection and tmj disorder radiating pain is seen in temple , back of neck region . In other possible cause in neuralgic pain . This occur secondary to any nerve injury due to trauma or viral infection (herpes zoster) . So for this nothing to be worried so much and panic I will suggest you to consult oral surgeon for clinical examination and get it evaluated . Go for investigation like OPG or TMJ view to confirm the diagnosis . Inmeantime for pain you can take medicine like Myospaz Forte or Piroxicam by consulting with local doctor . These are the possible causes and description based on your problem . Hope I have answered your query . If you have further query I will be happy to help.