Crescent City, FL
A 45-year-old female asked:
I have tightness in my jaw neck and ears hurt and seem full, popping and creaking of the jaw diziness and also swelling behind the ears, also throat?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Probably your jaw: Every symptom you're describing can be explained by your jaw being in spasm. If your teeth are off, if you clench or grind your teeth, if you chew a lot of gum or are under a lot of stress you can make it much worse. Try a soft diet, anti-inflammatories and ice to the sides of your head and jaw to help alleviate the symptoms. You should also make a dental appointment.
5.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Periodontics 56 years experience
See a periodontist: You describe symptoms of temperomandibular joint dysfunction commonly called tmjoint
if it is the periodontist should be able to get you better.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 8, 2016
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