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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


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Does TMJ cause numbness in the jaw and/or face?

Does TMJ cause numbness in the jaw and/or face?

Possibly : Anything is possible with TMJ syndrome . Your TMJ is possibly so severe that another disorder 'bell's palsy' may be occurring. Bell's palsy can also occur without TMJ symptoms. Get evaluated by your dentist! ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause numbness in upper jaw and nose?

Can TMJ cause numbness in upper jaw and nose?

Very common: TMJ can cause many symptoms in the face, including numbness of part of your nose, your forehead, and more in the upper region of your face. See OFP specialist for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Please tell me if TMJ can cause right side facial numbness ear and jaw pain?

Please tell me if TMJ can cause right side facial numbness ear and jaw pain?

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 more

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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.

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 (diclofenac) gel and a low dose muscle relaxant(skelaxin/FLEXERIL ) /BOTOX/LIDOCAINE injections can help. Prednisone with quick taper may help. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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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?

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?

Could be TMJ: You could be having a TMJ problem even thought your jaw is not locking. In addition to a medical evaluation, I would suggest that you see your dentist to have your TMJ evaluated. ...Read more

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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

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 more

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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?

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 more

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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.

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.

Possibly clenching: That does sound like symptoms related to clenching your teeth. If you have had TMJ pain symptoms in the past, this could be a continuation or extension of that. I would recommend seeing your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Dental shot lower rear of jaw 9 days ago.When numb wore off, all of bottom teeth on same side are very sensitive&burning pains on tmj/jaw/back of head?

Advil (ibuprofen): When we give a lower injection, we go through 2 muscles that can become sore, especially if there is movement in the lower jaw during the injection. This is called trismus. Holding your mouth open for a long time is unnatural and can cause pain. I suggest over the counter pain meds. If no relief see your dentist next week. ...Read more

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So i was diagnised with TMJ years ago.Today both my jaws hurt and throb alot. What can I do to numb the pain? Is there a way to get rid competely tmj?

So i was diagnised with TMJ years ago.Today both my jaws hurt and throb alot. What can I do to numb the pain? Is there a way to get rid competely tmj?

2nd opinion from a: Cranial dentist that can realign your tmjs in case you might have had a long dental procedure done, in keeping your mouth wide open that needs to be treated. You can google cranial academy.Org on google to see who is closest to you. This definitely needs to be evaluated by your dentist. ...Read more

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Does tmj cause facial twitching around eyes and forehead and bridge of nose and also numbness in that area?

Does tmj cause facial twitching around eyes and forehead and bridge of nose and also numbness in that area?

TMJ: TMJ can cause pain or pressure in the forehead, around the eyes and near the ears. However numbness is or typical with TMJ disorders. Have this evaluated by your primary care, or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause facial numbness/lack of sensation? CT of brain normal, have seen a neurologist who think it may beTMJ.

Can TMJ cause facial numbness/lack of sensation? CT of brain normal, have seen a neurologist who think it may beTMJ.

Secondary TMJ.: The facial nerve (Cranial nerve VII) courses thru the temporomandibular junction (TMJ). Inflammation or pressure in that region can disrupt the nerve. Usually it isn't due to misalignment of the jaw/mandible with the skull) - that causes a "clicking" sensation when opening/closing the mouth. However, stranger things have happened. Evoked potentials (EMG/NCS) of the facial nerve may help diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause leftside face and arm numbness, ear fullness, your eye to feel pressured? Clear brainmri and ct. Left sidejaw pops out when opening it

Can TMJ cause leftside face and arm numbness, ear fullness, your eye to feel pressured? Clear brainmri and ct. Left sidejaw pops out when opening it

Partial: You have some TMJ symptoms. But left side face and arm numbness not TMJ. See your MD immediately to make sure nothing bad ishappening. If negative, see a TMJ expert. ...Read more

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What is the cause of jaw pain in tmj?

What is the cause of jaw pain in tmj?

Occlusion: The most common reason but jot the only reason for pain in the TMJ joint is occlusion that is unbalanced. Occlusion is the way your teeth fit together. If their isn't a harmonious balance in the occlusion TMJ pain is often a result. ...Read more

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I have TMJ syndrome in my jaw, what causes my jaw to lock up?

Displaced disk: The internal anatomy of the TMJ has a soft tissue disk that prevents bone on bone function. If this is displaced it can get in the way and prevent normal jaw function limiting opening and giving the sensation of a locked jaw. ...Read more

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Can jutting the jaw forward cause TMJ disorder or condylar resorption and if so how?

Possibly: Possibly TMJ pain or disfunction from an acquired, yet unnatural forward position for your TMJ to be positioned in. By keeping your jaw forward, you also adversely affect the facial musculature. Tmj problems may not be present as you are only 22 years old, but as you get older, you have less lubrication in your joints and your adaptive ability is greatly reduced ; then problems become evident. ...Read more

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What causes TMJ and jaw misalignment?

What causes TMJ and jaw misalignment?

TMJ disorder cause: can occur when there is a problem that involve the masticatory muscles, the temporomandibular joint and associated structures, or both. See orofacial pain practitioner for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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