A 35-year-old member asked:
Can tmj cause pulsatile tinnitus and ear blockage?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pain Management 11 years experience
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Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: If the tmj/tmd issues last for awhile, some symptoms can affect the ear (s) in many ways. You may develop ringing in the ears; earaches, popping-grating-clicking that is heard constantly in the ears; roaring muffled sounds; hearing loss; on and on. It is better to see an ENT first if you have ear symptoms to rule out it being the ears as the source of the problem.
5.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Possible: Possible. Can also be primary ear problem. Have ENT doc evaluate.
3.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 26, 2017
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