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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
Not typically: Have an ENT check you ear.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Can TMJ issues cause moderate feelings of numbness, tingling, pressure & pulsating unilaterally in temple & vein on side of forehead? My jaw pops too.
TMJ: Hello. Yes TMJ can specifically cause these symptoms. See your dentist who may be able to initiate treatment. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Does TMJ always cause pain? I have tightness on right jaw and wondering if that's what i have. No pain just overall discomfort feeling.
Not always pain.: TMJ rpblems can occur without pain. Sometimes just joint noises. Sometimes only limited oral opening.Or tightness or discomfort as you are experiencing. ...Read more
What are the most common causes in disorders of the TMJ specifically when a patient has pain when trying to open widely the lower jaw?
Causes: Included, but not limited to traumatic joint damage, stretched ligaments, bruxism/clenching, malocclusion, lack of anterior guidance, para functional habits, occlusal interferences, anatomy of the joint itself, and many other causes. If you have a problem, seek treatment before chronic dysfunction becomes acute. Start with your Dentist. ...Read more
Unlikely: You may have symptoms like numbness, ear symptoms but not true nerurological disorders. ...Read more
Unable to give husband oral sex cause of pain and jaw locking. I have TMJ . Is there anything i can do at home to prevent it?
TMJ dysfunction: Unfortunately there is nothing you can do at home other than applying moist heat to the jaw joints 15 minutes out of every hour. You need to see a dentist who specializes in tmj, get a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Could mild TMJ cause eustachian tube disfunctiion? Could the shifted jaw effect the eustachian tube?
tmj dysfunction can affect the function of the eustachian tubes. To rule out something more serious, you'll want to visit with an ear/nose/throat doc first. If nothing wrong is found with your ear, then see a dentist specializing in TMJ disorders. ...Read more
Is there anything that can cause jaw popping/cracking sound w/ pressure and tingling on that side of face/head besides TMJ/TMD?
TMJ Disorder: When your jaw joints are misaligned or not working properly, the resulting pain and discomfort can extend far past your jaw. See a dentist or TMJ specialist. ...Read more
Can TMJ cause very mild skin sensitivity on the skin around the jaw? plus I have tightness and very mild soreness, no other issues.
Yes: Yes to all questions. TMJ is complex. Seek management by a TMJ expert. ...Read more
I have TMJ and have been living with jaw pain on and off for 2 months now. I opened my mouth a bit wide. Could that cause my jaw to dislocate?
Can TMJ cause sporadic pain instead of constant? About 1X every day or two I almost scream when opening my mouth like my jaw socket is exploding.
Absolutely: That pain is "episodic" in nature. You should really be evaluated to determine why you're having such intense pain... is it something related to your occlusion, grinding, excessive chewing, OR if it is a physical problem with the joint. Start with a local dentist who can take a medical history, examine you, and make recommendations. ...Read more
Will shortening of front teeth cause jaw to move side to side if it was previously held in place with long 2 front teeth overlapping bottom teeth. Tmj?
Perhaps: Modifying certain teeth can cause the jaw to shift. Express your concerns to the dentist that did the work. Get a second opinion. ...Read more
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