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A 17-year-old female asked:

i hear a crunching sound in my left ear whenever i move my head. there are no other symptoms. it is not ear wax.

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Dr. Frank Amico Sr
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
TMJ: It could be TMJ, do you grind your teeth or have any jaw pain?
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
TMJ disorder: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Earache, clicking and popping, headache and jaw pain are common symptoms. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and management of the TMJ

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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