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A 21-year-old female asked:

Is it possible for tmj and allergy symptoms to be related? i have clicking of the jaw, constant congestion and strange head sensations. should i worry

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Comisi
Dentistry 38 years experience
Possible: There is no way to know for sure without a complete examination and review of your medical and dental condition. It would make good sense to have this evaluated by your dentist and physician.
Dr. William Williams
Cosmetic Dentistry 46 years experience
Some connection: Muscles can go into spasm and dysfunction and block flow of fluids through portals such as the Eustachian tubes.
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No: There are two separate entities although TMJ problem can give you a sense of the ears being plugged when no obstruction is present. See dentist to get you a mouthpiece to wear at night.

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