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can tmj be associated with vertigo

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Kelley
40 years experience Dentistry
Sometimes: The temporomandibular joint is located very close to the inner ear canal and when this joint becomes inflamed and painful sometimes this inflammation ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Lederman
40 years experience Dentistry
Absolutely: Compression in the region of the jaw joint on adjacent structures can cause vertigo. It is all part of the cranial nerve system. Of course, it is no ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
ENT: I would see an ENT doctor. Normally dizziness is not typically a symptom of tmj/tmd. Could be an inner ear issue or some other ailment. I am not ru ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
TMJ: TMD/TMJ can cause tinnitus and/or vertigo but not the top 2 symptoms and not necessarily the cause. Suggest you consult both with a dentist who has ad ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
See neuro-otologist: Your condition may be as a result of vestibular neuritis or as a result of a condition known as BPPV. A neuro-otologist or neurologist knowledgeable i ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Vertigo is hard to manage. Stay with your ENT doc for guidance.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Separate conditions: 1. See OFP specialist. They are the experts in TMJ and facial pain disorders and follow conservative, non-surgical reversible treatment. 2. Dizziness, ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Vertigo: Vertigo is one of many symptoms of TMJ, but there are many other more probable causes. Seek evaluation from a Dentist fluent in TMJ treatment. Don't b ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
12 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Your balance is directly related to the functions in your inner ear. Tmj disorders can be debilitating and compounding it with ear probs could easily ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not necessarily.: Not necessarily connected but TMJ pain is often severe that you may experience visual problems and vertigo due to the pain. If you are in severe pain, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Hedache vertigo: Yes they both can.See a dentist.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Ear: Great question. TMJ and teeth coming in can occassionally cause this problem but there are many inner ear problems that might as well. Suggest you see ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
It's Possible : but other causes are more likely. See your ENT Physician for a diagnosis and treatment.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Owens
17 years experience Family Medicine
See PCP: There are many causes of vertigo. Most of the time this is due to viral infection of the inner ear. However, there are more serious causes and it wo ... Read More
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