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Cartilage Crack Swallowing
Clicking when swallowing. Could my hyoid bone be hitting my Thyroid Cartilage? Hyoid bone is very loose too. Causes pain.
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
TMJ diagnosis can it caused ear pain when swallowing? Sore under ear, temple, front neck muscle and ear pain when eating & swallowing. Jaw clicks too. :(
TMJ: These are all symptoms of TMJ dysfunction. Most TMJ dysfunction is caused by bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching), or a bad bite. Make an appointment with your dentist or a dentist who treats TMJ dysfunction for an examination. You might also want to see an ENT specialist to rule out any ear or head and neck infections. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
i have moderate chondromalacia of the patellar articular cartilage would this cause a loud grinding and popping sound?
Yes: Ask the physician who ordered the x-ray what you can do to help with this. ...Read more
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Could a shoulder that grates, pops nr the clavicle cause neck & face pain inc teeth. Pops like a rubber ball is in clavicle & gets squashed until pops?
No: Knee clicking or "crepitus" can be caused by a torn cartilage, ganglion cyst, patella chondromalacia, synovitis, swelling (also known as an "effusionn"), or knee laxity. Some normal knees click. Clicking is a nonspecific finding that can be associated with both normal and abnormal knees. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neck pain, tinnitus, no hearing loss, clicking noise inside ears each time when I swallow, move my head/neck, Tintus becomes louder on teech clenching?
See your doctor...: You need an exam to determine the cause of your symptoms. Schedule an appointment and keep a diary of your symptoms. I see you are on a steroid nasal spray and all of these symptoms could be related to allergies or a secondary sinus infection but an exam is required to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can temporomandibular joint dysfunction influence eustachian tube dysfunction in such a way that swallowing causes loud painful crackling in the ear?
Suffered kick on jaw 4 mths ago, recently keeps having cracking sounds, cannot open mouth w/o pain, jaw joints feels like it doesn't fit? What injury?
Difference B/T chondromalacia patella or OA? Knee feels sore, gets hot, swollen below the K-cap, crackling/popping noises when move. Rare pain on Kcap
Noises in the knee: It is rare for a person in their 20s to have OA, most of what u describe with popping , cracking with movement as well as swelling below knee cap is from chondromalacia of the patella . You should see a knee specialist . Many times some simple things can be instituted to help ...Read more
Left jaw joint ache when chin tilted down or turning neck left. sometimes pain uppr left throat & ear when swallowng. jaw clicking when eating. tmjd?
TMJ-TMD: TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clicking at top of jaw under ears, i can move my jaw and crack it a lot, ringing in ears, pain under ears, headaches, grinding teeth at night-this tmj?
Playing tetherball, hurt middle finger. Heard a crack. Very sore from middle knuckle to hand. Little swollen, hurts 2 bend/straighten. Possibly broke?
My symptoms are jaw joint pain, jaw clicking, dizziness, grinding, chewing difficulties, neck pain and limited mouth opening. What could it be?
TMJ disorder : What you are describing is classic for TMJ - a inflammation of your jaw hinge joint. Start with ibuprofen, avoid hard foods, avoid chewing gum, apply warm compress, and get into to see your dentist. It can be made significantly worse by night time teeth grinding. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Ra pt. Painful to swallow. Feels like a stone bruise near my esophagus or vocal cords(3 wks). No uri. Pain alternates sides. Cricoarytenoid
snapping sound from hip when extending from a bent position EDS? Or Snapping hip ? MVA 102715
Herniated Disk L5-S1
None at all: If there is no pain involved, joint cracking is not harmful. ...Read more
I pull and stretch my left knee all the time to pop or crack. How badly does that damage the cartilage?
See orthopedist: First of all physical examination by orthopedic physician suggested to figure out etiology of symptoms.Answer may be simple such as stopping certain actiity. Cartilage is best visualized with mr imaging. Obviously scoping the knee allows direct visualization of findings on mr. ...Read more
Cracked ribs (cartilage) grappling last week. Will stretching it out with hot yoga help the healing process or slow it down?
When i straighten my right knee it frequently pops/cracks and is painful for a moment. It also hurts when i uses stair or crouch. Torn cartilage?
Cartilage damage-yes: You likely have lost the smooth normal surface of the articular cartilage under your patella (kneecap) along with the cartilage of the trochlea (groove in femur that articulates with your patella). Seek orthopaedic evaluation to determine if this is the case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does my chest hurt in the center? I hear my cartilage crack sometimes too. Deep breaths hurt and so so full exhales. Could it be a popped rib?
Yes if referring-: -2 the meniscus. They can cause locking, giving way, & even a feeling that the knee shifts. If U have these symptoms you need 2 see your orthopedic surgeon 4 an eval. ...Read more
I crack my nose cartilage like some people crack their knuckles. Is it bad? What damage can it do?
Bad idea: You could conceivably dislocate your nose (requiring that it be fractured and set), and at any rate you might cause inflammation of cartilage that could be very unpleasant. Even the sound of knuckle cracking freaks some people out. If they saw (and heard) you cracking your nose you might get punched in it! ...Read more
My 2 year olds head hit me in the nose. I heard a crack noise, my nose hurts but it is not bleeding.you think it's fractured or did the cartilage pop?
When swallowing, something in sidemy throat seems to be moving and pressing hard against the wall of my throat, it's below thyroid cartilage. Also I feel sick almost like my stomache is squeezed everytime I swallow saliva.
Very common: Often at the onset of breast feeding your nipples can get irritated and cracked and bleed. The baby usually will tolerate this just fine but you may see some blood in his spit up. Alot of swallowed blood often will cause some vomiting but usually the baby does not swallow enough to worry. ...Read more
Drink more water:
Your symptoms may be due to dehydration. Try drinking more water and see if that helps.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Hello i sneezed then had a sip of coffee then i felt a crack in my adam's apple now painful to swallow?
Muscle sprain: You have most likely strained one of the muscles that move your larynx (aka - adam's apple) while swallowing. This should resolve with time. If you notice problems breathing or you are unable to swallow, seek medical care urgently. ...Read more
I was eating crackers and my adams apple made a crack sound and not its painful to swallow what should I do it really hurts when i swallow
Hyoid bone: You may have injured your hyoid bone.See your ENT md, asap. ...Read more
Had a tooth pulled last week. since then I've had pain in back of neckand when i move it sometimes there are little crack sounds. Hurts to swallow.
It doesn't : Sound related to your tooth. If things are not getting better or are getting worse, go back to your dentist. ...Read more
Eustachian tube: Your eustachian tube may be partially blocked leading to a painless pop & crack when swallowing (similar to sensation when driving up/down mountain or airplane takeoff/landing). It can be aggravated by allergies and/or upper respiratory infections. You may get some relief w/otc antihistamines & decongestants. ...Read more
Is it normal if i can make a sound in my ear every time? The sound "crack". It also comes when i swallowing..
No: This may be a beginning of your TMJ problem, starting with muscle disturbance. Your crackling noise is called 'crepitus', as the disc is struggling to glide over the glenoid fossa on top of your condyle. As the disc get stuck, it gives rise to condition of 'close' or 'open' lock. If it temporary stuck and then sling across, that forms a 'click', which occurs around 21mm of the mouth opening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer