A 34-year-old female asked:
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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?

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Dr. Ayisha Gani
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.
Answered on Apr 12, 2020
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