Feeling of pulling on right side of my face

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My stomach hurt off and on all day so I started to worry. My stomach stopped hurting and then I started to feel like a muscle pulling by my jaw on the right side. It doesn't hurt. It's like a muscle contraction. It's mild but obviously my health anxiety is taking over. Could this be yet another thing anxiety can cause? Has anyone experienced something similar?

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    That could be stress and anxiety. I think so many of us get that. I had that today i did a magnessium flake foot soak and it deels better now. 
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    Anxiety is so exhausting and causes symptom after symptom. This is just another. 
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    Yes, Aclaire. I had something like that for 2+ weeks but on my left side. I actually have come to believe that it's the result of tension caused by having panic attacks and high levels of stress. The physical tension in your neck and shoulders pinches some nerves that make your face muscles feel tight, or "heavy". It will go away...trust me. And my health anxiety is bad too, so please try not to think about it too much. Don't Google any symptoms. I know it's hard, but you'll feel better soon. I promise. 

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      I really appreciate your response. You made me feel much better. Health anxiety is so hard to live with. I am always worrying about something. I just want to enjoy life again. How are you managing your anxiety? I hope you have some peace from time to time. I am completely consumed. I am sure you can relate. sad

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