A member asked:

When i walk or run i hear a click behind my left ear. its not a ringing sound and i normally only hear it walking. noticed it a week ago. when i press on the bone behind my left ear and walk, i dont hear the sound. what could be the cause?

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Dr. Holly Maes answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Sounds like your TMJ (temporal-mandibular joint) is a bit loose or inflamed. When you push on the joint and thus hold it in place, symptoms clear. Best initially checked out by dentist or oral surgeon. Best of luck!

Answered 8/15/2021



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