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Felt Pop And Pain In Temple When Yawning
Why do I have a horrible popping noise in the jaw when I open my mouth. And when I yawn a sharp pain shoot up the back of my neck and head?
TMJ: You have TMJ. See a dentist who may treat you him/herself or refer you to a TMJ specialist. ...Read more
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
Stuffed up nose, colored mucus, no head pain, stiff neck, left and right ear tender (inner) rt ear has water stuck in it, popping in ear when I yawn?
This is a statement-: -not a question. But I assume U R asking what 2 do. U need 2 C Ur PCP, or an ENT specialist & B evaled & treated. ...Read more
I hit my head on a low ceiling CT scan and MRI normal have neck pain jaw pops and have a lot of temple pain and minor headaches is it tmj?
Possible: You describe the symptoms of tmj. Trauma an certainly be a cause of the popping. You need an evaluation for a diagnosis and treatment. A prosthodontist, oral surgeon or well trained general dentist. In the meantime eat a soft diet. Avoid chewy foods. Ibuprophen can help with the pain if this is safe for you to take. ...Read more
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
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
Would a superficial hematoma above my temple require medical attention? I have no other symptoms besides pain when I chew & yawn, occurred 5 days ago
Expect not: Watch for any additional symptoms. If none appear you should be ok. ...Read more
Muscle strain: Sounds like your temporalis muscle might have been affected. This muscle is used in closing the jaw. ...Read more
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
I got slightly hit above right temple 5 days ago. The area is sore to touch & the only symptom I get is pain when chewing or yawning. Is this normal?
That certainly: Can occur with blunt trauma to the temple/ cheek. ...Read more
Got slightly hit above my right temple about 28 hrs. Ago. There's now a bump that's sore to touch, w/pain when I yawn or chew. Should I be concerned?
Left temple area. For the past few days i'd wake up with my temple area feeling sore. It comes and goes when I'm chewing, yawning or moving my jaw.
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I started having pain in left ear and temple when chewing or yawning. Also have had problems with discs in my neck. Could it cause ear pain?
This is more like a problem with TMJ. See your dentist or ENT for further workup. This may cause great pain but is not a serious disorder
Best wishes. ...Read more
Slightly hit above right temple 3 days ago. No swelling, but the spot is sore to touch and hurts when I yawn or chew too hard. Should I be concerned?
I have suffered from acne for a few months now and can't seem to get rid of it. Its just below my temples on both sides of my face. I wash my face both morning and night. I admit I have a problem with picking at my skin and scratching it and popping them.
Don't Pop, See Doc: Acne is caused by plugged hair follicle units (excess oil/debris/bacteria) & inflammation; genetically determined. Therapy includes topical/oral meds to control infection/inflammation. Medication-induced irritation/dryness is common. Finding the right balance can be challenging, even w/ mild acne. Your chances at successful treatment are best with regular check-ups; or referral to a Dermatologist. ...Read more
My ears are popping and I feel dizzy and off balance whenever I blow my nose. Headache round left temple. Any advice! ?
Middle ear effusion: You may have a blocked eustachian tube causing a collection of fluid in your middle ear which could cause your symptoms. Also significant ear infection could also be causing your symptoms (along with a host of other possible diagnoses) Best to see your doctor for an evaluation. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck and get checked out soon. Dr R ...Read more
Headache around my temples for 1+ week and clicking/popping in my ears when I open my jaw, could my Invisalign be causing this? My PCP was perplexed.
Yes: Because clear aligner trays go over the chewing surfaces of your teeth they can create prematuraties resulting in altered jaw function. Hopefully you are seeing a fully qualified Orthodontic Specialist. Call and report your dilemma so that remedial action can be taken ...Read more
What can cause itchy throat, popping ears non stop and discomfort in the temple area beside allergies what else?
A few other things: Sinus infections, severe congestion are other possibilities. ...Read more
Cough, pain around temple & rt eye rt eye tearing. Constant throat clearing. Both ears popping constant since 7 months CT of chest & sinus clear ideas?
Allergic rhinitis: Cough, runny nose, itchy eyes, watery eyes are all part of allergic rhinitis. Opening and closing of your ear tubes is also indicative off allergic rhinitis. Which also gives you postnasal discharge that can cause you to clear your throat frequently. You should see an allergy immunology physician. ...Read more
When I Yawn alot my Jaw Pops, I have Severe Yawning but quickly goes away, What does it mean my Jaw Popping?
Your TMJ is slipping: Your temporal mandibular joint is slipping a bit and catching. TMJ popping is not uncommon. Be aware that making it pop is not a good thing to do. Pain can result eventually - TMJ syndrome. ...Read more
Why do my ears keep popping? I'm not changing elevation, just laying in bed. They keep popping when I swallow or yawn.
Eustachian tube: Your eustachian tube is intermittently being plugged and unplugged. The tube can be very sensitive to swelling such as occurs with viral infection, allergy, or just irritation. Not a major problem if only intermittent and not associated with other symptoms. ...Read more
Been 1 week with fluid behind eardrum with feeling of fullness and reduced hearing. Now ear is popping when I yawn. Good sign?
Ear popping with swallowing or yawning signals pressure equalization between inner and out ear.
While annoying, this problem usually isn't serious. Rarely, if it persists and worsens, it can lead to a perforated eardrum, an acute ear infection, and even loss of hearing. Be sure to see your doctor if you develop fever, severe ear pain, or drainage from an ear. ...Read more
When I yawn I sometimes hear a awful sound near my jaw. Not a popping/clicking sound, sounds like flesh ripping. When open/close my mouth, it squishs?
I have a horrible earache. There is a constant ringing in both of my ears and they're always popping when I swallow or yawn. Why?
Having some clicking in ears when yawning. Trying to pop ears manually while exhaling holding nose. Feels like fluid but not popping. No ear pain?
Eustachian tube dyfx: When you are yawning the popping you are having is caused by air rushing into the ear when your eustachian tube is opening. The eustachian tube is a tube that connects your ear to your throat and opens naturally when you yawn or swallow. Try popping your ears by plugging your nose and blowing hard. Your ears should pop open. This is called a valsalva maneuver and is very effective. ...Read more
Last 2 weeks I had congestion only. Thought it was allergies. It went away. Now, left ear hurts everytime I yawn or swallow. No fever. No "popping".?
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