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Clicking at top of jaw under ears, i can move my jaw and crack it a lot, ringing in ears, pain under ears, headaches, grinding teeth at night-this tmj?
Sudden sharp shooting jaw joint pain radiating to the ear and felling of blocked ear. All from bruxing?
TMJ: This sounds like TMJ (tempromandibular joint) pain. This joint is where the lower jaw moves with the upper jaw - in front of the ear. People can grind this joint with eating or with stress. There is mal-alignment. This is called bruxism - grinding, gnashing or clenching your jaw. Some do this at night. The use of a jaw guard at night can help put the jaw into appropriate alignment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Jaw clicking popping, occasionally teeth don't align and painful. Pain travels lower angle of jaw into chin. Sharp pain throughout day. TMJ disorder?
Having grinding noises when moving my shoulders and pain in one shoulder. What could be the problem?
Crepitis: We call the grinding "crepitis" which usually represents bone on bone. The shoulder area is prone to problem because of all the tendons/bursae/rotater cuff muscles and large joint in the region. You will need an xray of the shoulders for starters. ...Read more
I have severe ear, throat and jaw pain. Ear pain originates in the canal, they are also ringing loudly. Jaw pain is focused near the molars. ?
Internal derangement: The old term internal derangement captured the many structures in the knee that can cause pain with popping. Depending upon localization of pain, the following items can cause this: 1. meniscal or cartilage tear 2. plical band 3. tethered synovium 4. loose body 5. ligament injury Full knee evaluation (orthopaedic surgeon or similar) is indicated if pain/pop persists > a week or recurs. ...Read more
Can TMJ cause ears hissing/ringing? Ear dull aches and ear itching? Laying down moving jaw forward changes sound. MRI of ear and brain were good.
Yes Take home test!: It sounds like you have a TMJ problem. The reason the sound changes when you move you jaw forward is you are moving the condyle down and forward freeing the joint to function normally. When you do this usually the sound goes away. (clicking and popping) A good test is to open an close and listen for clicking and popping.Then bite on a cotton tip applicator (Qtip) open and close-no more noise. ...Read more
I have sharp pains in temple, jaw clicking, pain radiates up side of face, into ear and back of head. Sometimes a "toothache". Could this be tmj?
TMJ dysfunction: The muscles and ligaments that cause your jaw to move are not working smoothly. If you chew gum stop. Eat softer foods next 2-3 weeks. Apply moist heat to the joint area. Stress plays a big role in triggering TMJ problems. Find activities to help reduce your stress level. See your dentist for more detailed help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Occipital neuralgia: Involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. Although there is no epidemiological data available, on is regarded as a common cause of protracted or severe headache. Rec.: see a headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more
Pressure: Partial blockage of the eustacian tube which runs from the side of the back of the throat into the middle ear. When this happens it creates a sensation of fullness. You can try relieving this by thrusting your lower jay forward and your head back, or by holding your nostrils and blowing against a closed mouth (but be very careful with this), or use a nasal spray or decongestant or a sinus rinse. ...Read more
Sharp pain that went from my neck to the back of head while playing basketball trigger pain in my upper back? Have kyphosis and 4 bulging disc in neck
Shocking pain in left side of jaw when chewing, talking or movement of jaw leaving a constant ache ?
Neck pain, tinnitus, no hearing loss, clicking noise inside ears each time when I swallow, move my head/neck, Tintus becomes louder on teech clenching?
See your doctor...: You need an exam to determine the cause of your symptoms. Schedule an appointment and keep a diary of your symptoms. I see you are on a steroid nasal spray and all of these symptoms could be related to allergies or a secondary sinus infection but an exam is required to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My symptoms are jaw joint pain, jaw clicking, dizziness, grinding, chewing difficulties, neck pain and limited mouth opening. What could it be?
TMJ disorder : What you are describing is classic for TMJ - a inflammation of your jaw hinge joint. Start with ibuprofen, avoid hard foods, avoid chewing gum, apply warm compress, and get into to see your dentist. It can be made significantly worse by night time teeth grinding. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Pain in shoulder blades and muscles. Very loud cracking in shoulders when I lift my arms. Also suffer from migraines. ?
MSK pain: Muscle spasm involving your Trapezius Muscles. Do you exercise very vigorously? Lift Weight? Or do repetitive movement involving upper arm? This can contribute to for symptoms. Apply Ice, Take Ibuprofen 3/day for 3 days Avoid above mentioned activities. And get Massage therapy. Nothing to do with Migrain ...Read more
Crackling in ears,pressure in ears, pain around & deep in ears, headaches,tenderness under ears near bottom jaw joint, neck aches shoulder aches.Tmj?
Typical TMJ symptoms: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Headache, pressure in ears, earache, sinus pain, neck pain and jaw pain are the common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have burning pain in left jaw joint area. Pain also goes to left ear. Makes slight popping noise when jaw opens. Also GERD & anxiety & 11wks pregnant.
Left jaw pain: You have classic symptoms of TMJ dysfunction. This is usually caused by bruxism ( chronic teeth grinding and /or clenching). Bruxism usually takes place during sleep, but also often during waking hours, and is often stress related. See your dentist, or a dentist experienced in treating TMJ pain, for a diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more
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