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Cause Of Cramps When I Yawn
Where are the cramps: I would like to know where you are cramping while yawning. If you do so in your jaw, it may be that you have some problems with temporomandibular joint (known as tmj). You may have inflammation there or it may be pushed out of place if you are yawning way too widely. I'd appreciate more detail, so i could help you better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more
Been getting a sharp pain and sometime a cramp in my neck when i yawn or open my mouth wide what could cause this?
Dr. Kim, I am a 51 y/o m average health with mild hypertension and elevated A1C. Recently I have been experiencing severe neck cramps when yawning, primarily left side proximal to jugular vein. My concern is circulatory as cramps can be caused by poor O2.
My neck bloats when i talk, and my neck is cramps when i yawn or when i move my head down. Any suggestions on how to cure?
Probable muscles: There are probably muscle spasms. The question is why do the muscles cramp? This can be related to your breathing, head posture, jaw joint or chewing efficiency, airway space, sleep disturbances, etc. I would check with you physician or dentist to see if the answer to why the muscles cramp is discovered. Then you will know what and how to treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle spasm: with sudden contractures of them is pretty common. If it is quite brief you and uncommon you won't get much other of treating it. If it is pretty common or long lasting testing and some prescription mediciine would be hlepful. ...Read more
I just yawned and my jaw/throat area got a cramp. It hurt really bad for about 10 seconds and felt like someone was sticking a needle in my jaw-throat area! why did this happen?
When I yawn, cough, or open my mouth I get a cramp on the right side of my throat. What could this be?
Can you have cramps or spasms in your side jaw muscles? I was yawning and felt a sharp cramp for second while mouth open, no pain oranything following
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