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Doctor insights on: Felt Pop And Pain In Temple When Yawning

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Yawning (Definition)

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


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'i felta pop and pain in temple when yawning?

TMJ: Sounds like it could be from your tmj, temporomandibular joint. See your doctor to confirm if it still hurts after trying things like tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen and ice packs. ...Read more

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What can you do when you have a popping vein on your temple?

What can you do when you have a popping vein on your temple?

Watch out!: While there are veins in the temple that are popping out (see www.Gorenveincenter.Com) easily treatable i suggest to be cautious as in the area you can find the superficial temporal artery that is some people is really visible. It pulsates that is sometimes difficult to feel but a ultrasound examination will easily detect the pulsations synchronous with the heart rate. Should not be injected! ...Read more

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Slightly hit above right temple 5 days ago, now there is a minor bump and pain when yawning or chewing. Should I ice it or seek medical attention?

Slightly hit above right temple 5 days ago, now there is a minor bump and pain when yawning or chewing. Should I ice it or seek medical attention?

Ice and analgesics: You could have bruised bone of even muscles that are associated with yawning and chewing and ice and analgesics should help. However, if there was a loss of consciousness or the symptoms are worsening rather then improving, a medical evaluation might be needed. I would give it a couple more days. Good luck ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my temple 3 weeks after my jaw popping out of place?

What could cause pain in my temple 3 weeks after my jaw popping out of place?

Muscle strain: Sounds like your temporalis muscle might have been affected. This muscle is used in closing the jaw. ...Read more

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For what reason does my temple hurt when i yawn/ open my mouth wide!?

For what reason does my temple hurt when i yawn/ open my mouth wide!?

Temporalis muscle: The temporalis muscle is inserted on the coronoid process of the lower jaw so any opening will stretch the temporalis muscle that originates on the temporal bone and cause pain if you open to wide. ...Read more