A 28-year-old female asked:
Why do i have a horrible popping noise in the jaw when i open my mouth. and when i yawn a sharp pain shoot up the back of my neck and head?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ayisha Ganianswered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Temporomandibular : Temporomandibular disorder arises when the TM joint, bones and muscles around them are affected. Symptoms usually are pain in the jaw and TM joint area especially with the opening/closing movement of the joint. Commonly precipitated by injury or tension in the surrounding muscle by teeth clenching kind of movements. Dentist take care of these problems; get it checked out.
3.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Robert Douglasanswered
Orthodontics 53 years experience
TMJ: You have TMJ. See a dentist who may treat you him/herself or refer you to a TMJ specialist.
930 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 12, 2020
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