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Can Tmj Cause Jaw Numbness
Can TMJ cause itchy achy deep ear pain? I have ear pain when swallowing, jaw clicks, sore under ear and neck. Dr says jaw opens crooked. It's annoying
Yes, It's Possible: Problems within the tm joint can cause a huge variety of symptoms, which differ from person to person. Ear and jaw pain are very common. Facial tingling and numbness are less common, but still possible. Unfortunately, there's really no proven way for you to take care of this problem yourself. You need to see a dentist who's experienced with TMJ problems. Get help before your symptoms worsen! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can tmj/dental cause tingling numbness in chin, jaw and lips. I have polyneuropathy. Wasn't sure if its that or the dental. I do have dental issues.
Doubtful: Tingling and numbness are not typical symptoms of tmd. I would recommend that you see a dentist to address all your dental issues and evaluate your tmjoints, etc. I am assuming that you are under the care of a physician for the polyneuropathy who can address the medical issues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can TMJ cause numbness in the cheeks & jaw and then in the mouth? I have pain behind rt ear sometimes the pain is really bad when I lay down.
R/O TMJ : YES: TMJ can be very difficult to treat and overlap several specialists. I hav had the best results with ENT and oral surgery. . It can start with a poor bite due to genetics/after trauma/Bruxism secondary to stress. A good nite guard is essential. topical Voltaren gel and a low dose muscle relaxant(skelaxin/FLEXERIL ) /BOTOX/LIDOCAINE injections can help. Prednisone with quick taper may help. ...Read more
I have TMJ with severe pain. On a scale pf 1-10, its a10. I've had botox and arthocentesis and I still have a locked jaw for 3 months. I am now experiencing numbness andtingling all over my face and in my tongue which I find very strange. What should I do
Need a team approach: Since there are multiple symptoms of longstanding duration that previous treatments have not relieved so far, consider visiting the TMJ pain management clinic of a major hospital center, preferably affiliated with a dental school. It requires a team approach to diagnose and treat. Imaging of the joint area is needed and a neurologist should be consulted in addition to a head and neck specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Feel a bit of numbness, tingling under ear but next to the jaw. also a little discomfort.not TMJ because my jaw does not lock, but what could this be?
All of my teeth seem to ache. I have a tingling numbness inmy jaw, front of the ear and tingling in lips. Can this be tmj? I do have axonal polyneuropathy. Could it be this?
Yes: TMD clenching can cause your aching teeth Polyneuropathy possible. Make sure a TMJ expert managing your TMJ. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My jaw is tense and my face has numb/tingly feeling going on from my chin to my right eye. Any ideas? I do have tmj.
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