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A 24-year-old female asked:

Hi , opened mouth then heard ears make popping sound , felt fluid go dwn nose,. also bumped head on wall days ago. healing. have tmj & anxiety also?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
TMJ and Anxiety: Yes, clicking, popping, or grating sounds in the jaw joint, fullness in the ear when you open or close your mouth or chew is a TMJ common symptoms. There's a link between depression and anxiety symptoms and TMJ disorder. See orofacial pain specialist and CBT psychologist near you for evaluation and treatment.
Last updated Nov 14, 2015

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