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when i yawn my neck cramps
A 24-year-old female asked:
45 years experience Dentistry
Probable muscles: There are probably muscle spasms. The question is why do the muscles cramp? This can be related to your breathing, head posture, jaw joint or chewin ... Read More
15 years experience Vascular Surgery
TMJ?: While this could be the result of weak neck muscles, it could also be related to an issue of your tempomandibular joint or tmj. Seeing your physicia ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
57 years experience Endocrinology
Yawn cramp: Can be normal or low blood K.
A 23-year-old male asked:
53 years experience Orthodontics
Need exam: Please see an ear/nose/throat specialist for examination and rx.
A 30-year-old female asked:
12 years experience Pain Management
TMJ: It is likely tmj. Try Ibuprofen or see an oral facial maxial surgeon. But please see a doctor if this is really affecting you.
A 44-year-old member asked:
46 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It is a muscle spasm: When you yawn the jaw muscles can get out of sync and the main opening muscle of the jaw called the lateral pterygoid muscle can get a spasm.It is not ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
35 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly muscular: Given that this happens when you open your mouth or put pressure on your throat, such as a cough, I suspect that you may have a strained muscle in you ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Neck cramp: Try positioning of most comfort along with alternating ice and heat. Prescription muscle relaxants may help as well.
A member asked:
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle relaxants: If the cramp is caused by muscle cramp in the neck muscles, you need to do gentle massage, hot shower, and a muscle relaxant.
A member asked:
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Extension : It's probably not the yawn but more so the extension of the neck associated with it which may irritate the facet joints.
A 16-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Family Medicine
Try heat: then stretching then ice.
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