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Yawning causing pain from left side of the jaw to lower ear for seconds, and gone. What is the cause and is there any remedy or cure for this?

Yawning causing pain from left side of the jaw to lower ear for seconds, and gone. What is the cause and is there any remedy or cure for this?

Yawning & TMJ Pain: On maximal range of motion opening, patients sometimes can have "over translation" of the TMJ and this can result in an audible pop or click (actually anywhere within the rotational or translational period) or a brief burst of pain varying in intensity. This doesn't mean that you have a pathologic condition within one TMJ and should not be of too much concern unless it occurs with normal function. ...Read more

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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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Why do I tears when i yawn?

Why do I tears when i yawn?

normal: When you yawn, the opening of the mouth widely causes a compression of the tear drainage tubing next to the nose. If you have residual tears in your eye, this will cause them to leak over onto your cheek. This is normal and not a problem. ...Read more

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Why do tears come out when I yawn?

Why do tears come out when I yawn?

The muscles used: when yawning are related to the ones that open your tear ducts ...Read more

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What causes uncontrollable yawning?

Yawning: This article presents four different theories about why we yawn: http://science.Howstuffworks.Com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/question572.Htm. ...Read more

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Is there a medical explanation for yawning?

Is there a medical explanation for yawning?

High carbon dioxide: Back in medical school, it was explained to me that as we get tired our respiratory rate goes down raising our carbon dioxide level. This rise causes us to yawn and take a deep breath to expel the rising carbon dioxide. It sounded good to me at the time. ...Read more