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Been getting a sharp pain and sometime a cramp in my neck when I yawn or open my mouth wide what could cause this?

Been getting a sharp pain and sometime a cramp in my neck when I yawn or open my mouth wide what could cause this?

TMJ: It is likely tmj. Try Ibuprofen or see an oral facial maxial surgeon. But please see a doctor if this is really affecting you. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What causes sudden cramp in the head and neck?

What causes sudden cramp in the head and neck?

Muscle spasms: Are the most likely cause. Why this occurs can be related to many causes. ...Read more

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Possible causes of my head cramps?

Possible causes of my head cramps?

Headache causes: The cuases of headache are legion. Last time I looked, single spaced 3 pages. Common ones are migraines, tension, anxiety, sinusitis, mild head trauma, hypertension, eye strain, ear infection., prior cervical spine injury, central nervous system infection. The list goes on and on. ...Read more

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What cause cramps in your head which can last for 2mins?

What cause cramps in your head which can last for 2mins?

Headaches: Headaches can have a variety of causes. Suggest you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What cause 2 period in one month and not have one this month. Now my teeth are bleeding and cramps? What cause that

What cause 2 period in one month and not have one this month. Now my teeth are bleeding and cramps? What cause that

Need examination: Cannot speak to your bleeding and cramps issue, see an obgyn. Teeth, however don't bleed. The gums around the teeth can bleed. Can be from gum disease and may be exacerbated by blood pressure issues. Please call your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Left calf and hip go into a cramp if I move it into certain positions. Have had back spasms in past. I grind teeth which causes referred pain in back?

Left calf and hip go into a cramp if I move it into certain positions. Have had back spasms in past. I grind teeth which causes referred pain in back?

Not related: Grinding your teeth has no direct effect on your back or muscle cramping. However, grinding you teeth may indicate a heightened anxiety state which could cause muscle cramps. If this persists you should see a dentist about your tooth grinding for possible use of a mouth guard to prevent this. Also see your physician to make sure there is no other medical problem causing your back pain. ...Read more

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I went to the doctor yesterday cause I have a lump on lip of vagina. She said its swollen gland. Now I have bad cramps. Can barely stand up or walk?

I went to the doctor yesterday cause I have a lump on lip of vagina. She said its swollen gland. Now I have bad cramps. Can barely stand up or walk?

Probably unrelated: But, if you are in severe pain and cannot stand or walk, then you need re-evaluated, usually in an ER. If no immediate ride in, then call an ambulance. If any possibility you are pregnant, then all the more potentially serious. ...Read more

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I've taken 2 Advil (ibuprofen) at least every 6 hrs today for period cramps and now I feel lightheaded and my teeth tingle. Is this the cause?

I've taken 2 Advil (ibuprofen) at least every 6 hrs today for period cramps and now I feel lightheaded and my teeth tingle. Is this the cause?

Probably not: The normal dosing of Advil (ibuprofen) is 200-400 mg every 6 hours. Prescription Ibuprofen can be written for up to 800mg every 6-8 hours. The bigger factor given your chart would be the history of anxiety and Hypochondria. Drink plenty of fluids and try to relax, you should be fine. If symptoms persist see your physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm on my period and feel mildly lightheaded and my teeth feel a tad like they're tingling. I've taken 6 Advil (ibuprofen) for cramps. Could that cause this?

I'm on my period and feel mildly lightheaded and my teeth feel a tad like they're tingling. I've taken 6 Advil (ibuprofen) for cramps. Could that cause this?

Maybe: 6 Advil (ibuprofen) at once unless spaced out is unhealthy. Its possible that this could cause some of your symptoms. I would stop taking the Advil (ibuprofen) and checked out at the Emergency Room ...Read more

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Metalic taste in my mouth and stomach cramps.

Metalic taste in my mouth and stomach cramps.

Medications?: This sounds like a medication side effect. Having you started any new medications or antibiotics? ...Read more

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I've been having pink spotting on and off for a week, a strange taste in my mouth and terrible cramps. I'm midway through my cycle. Pregnant?

I've been having pink spotting on and off for a week, a strange taste in my mouth and terrible cramps. I'm midway through my cycle. Pregnant?

Not likely: If you are on your period now it is high unlikely you are pregnant. If you are curious though then check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have been having nausea really bad where I can't eat I lost 8 pounds ready been very tired I've had a bad taste in my mouth like metal an small cramp?

I have been having nausea really bad where I can't eat I lost 8 pounds ready been very tired I've had a bad taste in my mouth like metal an small cramp?

See physician: With loss of weight and nausea should see physician for examination and testing to determine cause. Sometimes related to reflux and gastritis which can be treated medically. Other causes can be more serious and need further workup. ...Read more

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Hi I have sour taste In my mouth, feeling nausea and have cramps in my stomach?

Hi I have sour taste In my mouth, feeling nausea and have cramps in my stomach?

Nonspecific: This symptom complex is not specific to a single diagnosis. Best to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation if you're worried. Also, ask if a GI consultation is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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If I have bad headaches, mouth aches, nausea, and simi cramps, could I be pregnant?

If I have bad headaches, mouth aches, nausea, and simi cramps, could I be pregnant?

Yes: The only way to know would be to do a home pregnancy test and that should tell you. Pregnancy is hallmarked by missed menstrual period in the first place, so if you have the above symptoms but didn't miss a period, your chances are not that big. ...Read more

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I have been getting dull cramps in the bottom of my belly with head aches and a sickly taste in my mouth?

I have been getting dull cramps in the bottom of my belly with head aches and a sickly taste in my mouth?

Acid Reflux?: You may be having symptoms of acid reflux. Common symptoms of acid reflux include chest discomfort, salty, bitter, brackish taste in the mouth, difficulty swallowing. Unfortunately, most patients will wait 1 to 3 years before seeing a doctor. Most patients will also take over-the-counter medications and do not seek medical help. About 36% of people in the United States have acid reflux. ...Read more

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I have been getting dull cramps in the bottom of my belly with head aches and a sickly taste in my mouth its been like this for nearly 2weeks now?

I have been getting dull cramps in the bottom of my belly with head aches and a sickly taste in my mouth its been like this for nearly 2weeks now?

Sinus infection?: You may have a sinus infection if the taste is foul or there is drainage down the back of your throat. Alternatively it could be acid reflux if the taste is bitter / sour. See your doctor for a check up ...Read more

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Why do I have an acid-like taste in my mouth and cramps on both sides of my lower abdomen? Pregnant?

Why do I have an acid-like taste in my mouth and cramps on both sides of my lower abdomen? Pregnant?

Pregnant?: There are many reasons for cramps and a bad taste in your mouth. If you think you may be pregnant then take a pregnancy test to find out. ...Read more

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I've had eight faint positives and last couple of weeks I've had bloating light cramps lower back aches nausea and a metal taste​ in my mouth?

I've had eight faint positives and last couple of weeks I've had bloating light cramps lower back aches nausea and a metal taste​ in my mouth?

Advise eval: Hi
Sorry hear you have been suffering from health problems. With as many symptoms you've been having, I think you require an in person evaluation from a local physician. Fainting spells and nausea are difficult symptoms to diagnose and require a much longer discussion than we can provide on the public HealthTap forum. Hope you can get seen soon ...Read more

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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

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

Muscle cramp: Any muscle can be susceptible to a "cramp", if recurrent a physical exam and some blood tests might be indicated ...Read more

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Stomach cramps, nausea, some diahrrea and dry mouth. What could this be?

Stomach cramps, nausea, some diahrrea and dry mouth. What could this be?

Maybe side effects..: What you are describing sounds like some common side effects of otc medicines. Do you take advil (ibuprofen)? This can cause xerostomia (dry mouth). Do you take tylenol (acetaminophen)? This can also cause dry mouth as well as nausea and stomach/digestive issues. Please see your physician to help you manage your meds if you are taking pain killers unsupervised. ...Read more

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Wonder what taste in my mouth taste funny. And alot stomach cramps. Had early period last week?

Wonder what taste in my mouth taste funny. And alot stomach cramps. Had early period last week?

Stomach cramps: Coupled with a funny taste in your mouth may be a sign of gastroephageal reflux, commonly known as GERD. Refux can usually be treated with dietary change or over the counter medication. ...Read more

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When I yawn, cough, or open my mouth I get a cramp on the right side of my throat. What could this be?

When I yawn, cough, or open my mouth I get a cramp on the right side of my throat. What could this be?

Muscle spasm!: You may well have problems related to grinding your teeth while sleeping and therefore making you more prone to this type of muscle spasm! Should prob talk with your dentist about this! ...Read more

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Water infection, sore boobs, metalic taste in mouth, bloating and cramps. Are any of these issues related?

Water infection, sore boobs, metalic taste in mouth, bloating and cramps. Are any of these issues related?

See below: Difficult to answer without other history, eg are you on any medications
could be side effects of mediactions apart from bladder infection which is unrelated
by water infection I presume you are talking about bladder infection, and that should not have bearing on the other symptoms. ...Read more

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Lower back pains, slight cramps, nausea, Headaches, Nasty tasted in my mouth, frequent urination Can I be pregnant?

Lower back pains, slight cramps, nausea, Headaches, Nasty tasted in my mouth, frequent urination Can I be pregnant?

Need more Info: When was your last Menstrual Cycle? Have you missed your period? Please do a pregnancy test. That is the best way to know if you are pregnant. Good Luck! ...Read more

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I may be allergic to bananas and avo. I get very bloated, experience bad stomach cramps and my mouth itches. Could I also be allergic to latex then?

I may be allergic to bananas and avo. I get very bloated, experience bad stomach cramps and my mouth itches. Could I also be allergic to latex then?

Risk is higher: Although people allergic to latex are more likely to react to banana and avocado, I don't know if the reverse is true. Nonetheless your chance of being allergic to latex is likely higher but not certain. Have you experienced skin or respiratory problem after contact with rubber/latex? ...Read more

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I am 43 and have a regular menstrual cycle. I am one day late with bloating, uterine cramps, slight nausea and odd taste in mouth. Pg test neg. Am I pg?

I am 43 and have a regular menstrual cycle. I am one day late with bloating, uterine cramps, slight nausea and odd taste in mouth. Pg test neg. Am I pg?

Probably not: If it was a first morning urine test, then your symptoms are not from pregnancy. At age 43, it's not unusual that you didn't ovulate this month, and that can result in a late period and symptoms of pregnancy. ...Read more