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Can ear popping be part of tmj?

Can ear popping be part of tmj?

Absolutely: That is one of the most common and cardinal signs that patients are aware of. ...Read more

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Ears Popping (Definition)

Air pressure changes caused by decreases in altitude can cause painful pressure behind the ear drum. You can help your baby equalize the pressure behind the eardrum by encouraging swallowing. On an airplane, begin feeding your baby when the ...Read more


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Where can I find relief from TMJ and ear popping?

Where can I find relief from TMJ and ear popping?

TMJ Relief: See a dentist who specializes in TMJ disorders. Your "ear popping" is likely popping of the tmjs. ...Read more

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I've had popping muffled ear im told due to tight TMJ muscles . Is this right and as muscles relax should ears go back to normal?

I've had popping muffled ear  im told due to tight TMJ  muscles . Is this right and as muscles relax should ears go back to normal?

TMJ syndrome: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. TMJ syndrome may cause ear pain, ringing in the ears, jaw locking, and pain behind the ear. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain expert for a consultation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Can Invisalign cause lasting headaches and ear popping?

Can Invisalign cause lasting headaches and ear popping?

Need reevaluation: Orthodontic treatment can bring an underlying problem into focus, not cause it. A fully qualified Orthodontic Specialist should evaluate your occlusion. Know that clear Aligners are only about half as effective at resolving malocclusions, and if you only have partial resolution you may still have an occlusal problem. ...Read more

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I have mild neck stiffness, ear popping and a small, occasional headache for over a week now. Any idea?

I have mild neck stiffness,  ear popping and a small, occasional headache for over a week now. Any idea?

TMJ disorder: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Earache, neck stiffness or neck pain, headache and jaw pain are common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to the successful treatment. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and management of the TMJ. ...Read more

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Why are my ears popping every couple of miles in the air?

Why are my ears popping every couple of miles in the air?

Air pressure: It has to do with changes in air pressure and the connection between the middle ear space and the back of your nose which is where the eustachian tube connects the 2. Chewing gum, yawning or trying to gently blow your nose while blocking the nasal passages can help. As it will help to equalize the pressure. The popping you feel is the pressure equalizing and is normal. ...Read more

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Ear popping for weeks, stiff heavy neck and feeling unbalanced what could it be?

Ear popping for weeks, stiff heavy neck and feeling unbalanced what could it be?

Ear infection: This could be inner ear infection which could create balance problems. Your stiff neck could be due do swelling of the lymph nodes from the infection. An ENT doctor should be seen. ...Read more

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Cold with ear congestion, for 2 weeks now decongestants, ear popping not working need help please?

Eustachian tube: The ear popping is likely do to transient opening of a eustachian tube that has swollen do to the cold.That will often trap mucous in the middle ear and reduce hearing while it is there. This can take a few weeks to clear up but should do some over time. If it becomes painful or you run fever, have your doc see if it became infected. ...Read more

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Why are my ears popping at higher altitude?

Why are my ears popping at higher altitude?

Air pressure: It has to do with changes in air pressure and the connection between the middle ear space and the back of your nose which is where the eustachian tube connects the 2. Chewing gum, yawning or trying to gently blow your nose while blocking the nasal passages can help. As it will help to equalize the pressure. The popping you feel is the pressure equalizing and is normal. ...Read more

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Why are my ears popping all the time like I was flying on a plane?

Why are my ears popping all the time like I was flying on a plane?

Popping ears due to: Popping ears result from the air moving from eustachian tubes into the middle ears, when swollowing in individuals with allergic rhinitis or other conditions that result in nasal obstruction. You should consult your physician to determine the cause of nasal obstruction. If this problem is caused by nasal allergies it can be easily treated with allergy medications prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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Tmj Syndrome (Definition)

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction is a disorder characterized by inflammation of the jaw joint. Symptoms include jaw pain, a ...Read more


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