Doctor insights on:
Jaw Muscle Burning
Have a small, clear, flat, non painful sore inside cheek. Had slight jaw muscle ache, when I massaged jaw muscle, clear thick goop came out of sore.
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Need atteion: Any ' tough' or hard lump in the head and neck area need immediate attention, have to see your physician to make sure it is not a metastatic lymph node ( malignant ). ...Read more
Could the way i'm holding my jaw in place affect the tightness in my jaw muscles? Maybe I am forcing it to a new position or stretching it too much
May be sensitive: If your jaw muscles are irritated from doing a lot of chewing (gum, for example) or from clenching or grinding your teeth, yawning can overstimulate the muscles causing a spasm. This spasm leads to the feeling of tenseness and pain. Try a soft diet for a week or so and see if this helps. You might want to see your dentist as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not a good idea: In general because over-exercising the jaw muscles (masseters, as in case of brad pitt) could end up overloading the chewing apparatus/jaw joint. I'm afraid brad was just naturally endowed unlike most of us! ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What is the best treatment for a constipated child?
- Itchy rash on tonsils
- Capillary leak syndrome
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What is the best treatment for acanthosis nigricans?
- Nortriptyline insomnia
- How will placental abruption affect my health going forward?
- Talk to an otolaryngologist online