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What can cause muscle tension like muscles in lower back involuntarily flexing, clenching jaw, muscle pain in arm and neck? Also tingling face and arm
Jaw clicking popping, occasionally teeth don't align and painful. Pain travels lower angle of jaw into chin. Sharp pain throughout day. TMJ disorder?
Disc in TMJ dislocated after dentist inject too near jaw muscle. Face, jaw, teeth, ear pain. Been 8 weeks. Baclofen, Nsaid, jaw exercise. Not better.
Jaw pain : Have you followed up with the dentist yet? If not I suggest you do. ...Read more
Can biting down clenching chewing TMJ cause premolars molars except last to turn and lean inwards. Avoid use front teeth because bonding.Roots anglein?
I've had constant itchiness on scalp, neck, forearms, wrists, calves, genitals, abdominal, inner thighes etc. Worse at night, showers soothe...Help?
Depends on the cause: Many, many things cause generalized itching. Itching is almost always worse at night, and showers usually soothe it, whatever the cause. You need an exam to determine the cause. You can try a long-acting antihistamine such as Allegra (fexofenadine) (now over-the-counter), but that just treats the symptoms, not the cause. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Can spastic chronically tight muscles on the neck and jaw area cause referred pain around the mouth, lips, nose?
Can be referred pain: But Need more information. There can be other causes of these symptoms and this needs to be evaluated. Ask you physician to have you see a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Can larger masseter muscle (right side) cause a constant (3+ yrs) heat sensation on the cheek? Trigeminal MRI inconslusive, do have bruxism.
Not likely: Larger masseter are usually seen in patients who are bruxers. And both sides right and left masseter gets enlarged evenly. It is very unlikely that you would have a unilateral heat sensation due to larger muscle. Is the area red, swollen or tender? First rule out infection or irritation in that region. Next, i would recommend you consult a neurologist if no other cause is seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Degenerative arthritis back, leg muscles ache, lower back pain. Elbows hurt to touch, knee bone on bone, re diabetic, what medwill help. On soma (carisoprodol)?
Possible: 2 reasons to wear a mouthguard for grinding are 1) to prevent tooth wear and 2) prevent damage to jaw/TMJ. Some guards actually make the grinding worse. See a TMJ expert for guidance about this. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask MD, dentist and dental society for referral. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
TMD dx. Ear pain, sore muscle down front of neck, popping jaw. Can this cause lower jaw pain next to molars under tongue? Cold fluid causes ear pain?
Yes, it can: Myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is one of the most common causes of persistent pain in the head, face and neck regions. A myofascial pain is defined as a localized deep tenderness in a taut band of skeletal muscle, tendon or ligament that has the ability to refer pain to another region known as a zone of reference (i.e., area of pain complaint). See orofacial pain doc ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably not: If you are swollen, you may have an infection. You should see a physician to rule out neck problem. If it s a surface skin problem, they may refer you to a dermotologist. Teeth clenching may cause mild to moderate jaw muscle pain and rarely neck (muscle) pain, but not swelling. ...Read more
Pain in buttocks when sitting.
Pain in buttocks when clenching anal sphincter.
Pain in buttocks during sex.
Pain located above anus in a deep but central area.
There's no such : Thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be butt fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Exercises that will work your buttocks include: lunges, squats, dumbbell squats, step ups, toe taps, plie, squats with kickbacks, hip extensions, one legged dead-lifts and the gamut of aerobic exercises. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
? Strain: This could simply be a strain of your buttocks musculature. Or it can also be referred pain from your spine. I would give it time to improve on its own. In the event it continues see your orthopedic specialist.. ...Read more
Several poss. causes: Skipping the jokes: buttock pain can result from muscle strain, tendon injury, lumbar or sciatic nerve injury or impingement (ex. Disc herniation), over-tightened muscles (ex. Pyriformis syndrome), sacroiliac injury, sacrotuberous ligament injury, and many more. A good physical, including an osteopathic hands-on exam, can help determine the cause; manipulation is often the treatment of choice. ...Read more
Gluteus exercises: Fat distribution is not actually controllable, but eating too much sugar or refined starches can lead to a big tummy and also to pre-diabetes (both are bad). Healthy meals have nutritious protein, a mild amount of healthier fats, some veggies, and some complex whole grain carbohydrates. Working the butt muscles at the gym will lead to a better butt. Do the gluteus (glute) exercises often. ...Read more
? Strain: This could simply be a strain of your buttocks musculature. Or it can also be referrede pain from your spine. I would give it time to improve on its own. In the event it continues see your orthopedic specialist.. ...Read more
Pain in the ***: somewhat common condition - coccydynia - may be a sign of infection - pilonidal cyst. inflammation of the area can cause pain with sitting and standing - any other symptoms? - you could try warm sitz baths - or using a foam "donut" a course of OTC antiinflammatories might be useful. if these don't help - please make an appointment with your doctor. good luck ...Read more
More history: Without having more history, it is difficult to assess the question. Your PCP would most likely look to assess historical issues like trauma, prolonged positions, changes in activity etc etc. Suggest you seek counsel of your doctor if this is bothersome. ...Read more
See below.: It depends on exactly where you are talking about. If you can resubmit your question with more specifics of where, one of us can give you a better answer. ...Read more
Not useful: Very hard to remove things after you inject them. ...Read more
No medicines.: There's no such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Exercises that work the buttocks include: lunges, squats, dumbbell squats, step ups, toe taps, plie, squats with kickbacks, hip extensions, one legged dead-lifts ; aerobic exercises. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood flow doesn't..: Increase to areas of body fat, only muscle. So buttocks will feel relatively cold! ...Read more
See Dr.: Your pains could be arthritic related at your age. Inflammation of joints may cause pain when moving certain ways in your posterior hip area-referring the pain to your "buttock" area. See your Dr. to be sure and get a good evaluation and the proper diagnosis, so any treatment can occur. Best wishes. ...Read more
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