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Can TMJ cause ringing in only one ear?

Can TMJ cause ringing in only one ear?

Yes: Costen syndrome is a TMJ abnormality characterized by tinnitus, vertigo, plugged ear, headache and pain in the ear. Usually due to a poor bite. Treatment consists of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, heat and exercise of the joint. Getting an orthodontist involved is also helpful. ...Read more

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I am so sick of tinnitus, how could TMJ cause ringing in the ear, is their nerve between TMJ & ear?

I am so sick of tinnitus, how could TMJ cause ringing in the ear, is their nerve between TMJ & ear?

3 theories: 3 theories behind why TMJ problems may cause/worsen tinnitus. 1)the chewing muscles are near some muscles that insert into the middle ear so may have effect on hearing, and so may promote tinnitus. 2)can be a direct connection between ligaments that attach to jaw and one of middle ear hearing bones.3)nerve supply from TMJ has connections with parts of brain involved with both hearing & sound inter ...Read more

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Will TMJ cause ringing in my left ear and a stiff neck if so what do I need to do?

Will TMJ cause ringing in my left ear and a stiff neck if so what do I need  to do?

It can: Ringing in the ears and stiffness of the neck can be associated with a TMJ disorder, as well as other causes. You should see your dentist or physician to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause ear ringing?

It can : Over activity of these muscles can sometimes cause a ringing sensation, called tinnitus. It is not unusual for the patient with tmj/cmd to complain of ringing in their ears, or vertigo. The tensor tympani and tensor levi palatini are tensed whenever the jaw-closing muscles are tensed, i.e., when ever the jaw is clenched. The reason is that the same nerve (the trigeminal) feeds all of the muscles o. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause ear problems.. I have ringing in my right ear. I can hear but when on the phone if I use that ear the people sound like robots..?

Can TMJ cause ear problems.. I have ringing in my right ear. I can hear but when on the phone if I use that ear the people sound like robots..?

TMJ & Tinnitus: Tmj dysfunction can absolutely cause tinnitus (ringing in the ears). You should seek a consult with a dentist specializing in TMJ disorders so that you can be properly evaluated; if a TMJ problem is found, an orthotic can be fabricated which will help eliminate your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause ear pain? I constantly hear ringing and i feel extreme pain in my ears which has gotten worse?

Can TMJ cause ear pain? I constantly hear ringing and i feel extreme pain in my ears which has gotten worse?

Ear pain; tinnitus: I recommend that you start by seeing an ENT specialist who may refer you to a dentist with extensive training and experience treating patients with tmd\tmj issues for an evaluation. These two symptoms may or may not be related. ...Read more

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Can TMJ also cause stiff neck?Jaw line aches, ringing in ears, stiff neck, slight vertigo jaw stiff but can move it fine.Jaw click/cracks is their help

Can TMJ also cause stiff neck?Jaw line aches, ringing in ears, stiff neck, slight vertigo jaw stiff but can move it fine.Jaw click/cracks is their help

TMD\TMJ: All the symptoms that you mention can be related to temporormandibular joint dysfunction commonly referred to as tmj. See a dentist with experience and training in this area for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause ears hissing/ringing? Ear dull aches and ear itching? Laying down moving jaw forward changes sound. MRI of ear and brain were good.

Can TMJ cause ears hissing/ringing? Ear dull aches and ear itching? Laying down moving jaw forward changes sound. MRI of ear and brain were good.

Yes Take home test!: It sounds like you have a TMJ problem. The reason the sound changes when you move you jaw forward is you are moving the condyle down and forward freeing the joint to function normally. When you do this usually the sound goes away. (clicking and popping) A good test is to open an close and listen for clicking and popping.Then bite on a cotton tip applicator (Qtip) open and close-no more noise. ...Read more