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Strange Sensation In Jaw
I have a very strange sensation in my jaw/chin for a couple of days. It's on and off and feels kind of like tingling. I did recently have 3 cold sores?
TMJ, or more?: Check your symptoms here: http://www. Medicinenet. Com/jaw_pain/symptoms. Htm ...Read more
Yes: Patients who have a leforte I osteotomy will have altered sensation of the upper jaw and teeth. ...Read more
What kind of jaw surgery? Bilateral surgery?
Very occasionally a difficult impaction of a lower wisdom tooth with full grown roots that are on, very near to or wrapped around the mandibular nerve, can cause loss of sensation for while (rarely forever), usually referred to as parathesia. Usually it is one side of the jaw in this situation. If you had a chin procedure, it could be bilateral. ...Read more
Pain in the waist are on the left side that goes ti the bk the up the left side to the neck an jaw (a pulling sensation is felt in the left neck)?
Need more info: Abdominal pain can be due to variety of ailments which include kidney stones, pregnancy induced pain and ectopic pregnancy (coz you are a female). A bowel rupture could be a possibility esp if the pain is severe and radiates to neck or the jaw. Simple causes like gastritis can cause that. So get a check up with your doctor. Don't delay things. ...Read more
Answer is obvious: If your car was making a funny sound, would you think, "How can I get rid of that funny sound? " or would you think, "I need to take my car in to the mechanic to find out what's making that sound so HE can get rid of the sound"? It's just as true in medicine as in auto repair: First diagnosis, THEN treatment. How can you "get rid" of something when you don't know what is causing that something? ...Read more
See a neurologist: First try to find a cause in the jaw or facial or brain area. If every test is normal then medications can control symptoms. Neurologist can help. ...Read more
This morning I woke up with a sensation of numbness to my left jaw. I do feel a bump if I touch my jaw. On the mirror I can see the area swollen. Why?
Get to a dentist!!: I would have a radiograph taken of the area in question, a panoramic radiograph would be helpful to make sure there isn't any gross pathology or a wisdom tooth problem, a periapical radiograph can zero in on a particular tooth...Your dentist will know which one or if both is necessary, do not delay go in! ...Read more
I have jaw pain on my right side where my jaw opens and closes. It almost feels like a popping sensation and is painful. Any idea what is causing it?
TMJ disorder: The TMJ is a ball and socket on each side of the jaw. In many ways, it is just like an arm in the shoulder socket. There is a o ring between the bones called cartilage. The popping comes from the cartilage being 'rubbed' a little too hard. Clicking noises occur when the bone hits bone. Physical therapy may help initially but ultimately a trip to the oral surgeon may be necessary. ...Read more
For several months I've had a tingling sensation along my jaw line only on the right side. It goes from my jaw line down my neck. At least 40times ay da?
Pinched nerve: Occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues. The common symptoms are numbness, sharp, aching or burning pain, which may radiate outward to your ear, eye, pharynx and jaws. Treatment: physical therapy, medications, cognitive behavioral therapy and acupuncture. The treatment is usually effective. Rec.: see a pain management specialist. ...Read more
I have swelling of the lower left gum, burning sensation. Hurts when swollowing and can't open jaw fully. Strange taste, also can't taste stuff as well?
See your dentist: At this point, I can not tell you what your problem is but I do strongly suggest that you see your dentist as soon as possible. Since you have swelling and difficulty opening your jaw, this should be diagnosed and treated immediately to prevent complications. It may or may not be a dental problem but without seeing you, it can not be diagnosed. ...Read more
Chest tightness, starts yesterday evening. Ecg, chest xray, blood test normal. But now there is weird feeling in the jaw n burning sensation in upper chest
Iam feeling abnormal sensation in jaw when I had taken one drop of otocin ear drop in rght one bcoz felt sumething crawling inside. How to cure it.
Your ear wax may: Have constant mild irritation, that you felt was "crawling inside". There should be nothing else in your ear canal. You may be feeling referred pain patterns from your TMJ (joint) from your ear canal inflammation. See your doctor and have this checked out. S/he can remove your ear wax, and be done with it! ...Read more
I'm having a numbing and tightening sensation in my arm and when I move my finger and pain in my jaw?
You are young: And this is a strange symptom for someone to have UNLESS you either have had an injury, or are taking drugs (including prescribed medication) or have a family history of very early cardiovascular disease. I'm going to take a wild guess that you may have taken something that is causing a "dystonic" reaction. And go to an ER now with any medications you have taken. ...Read more
I've been feeling a tightness in my head and my jaw when I have a headache. I also feel like a throbbing sensation as well. Whta could it be?
Many things: Many things. Depends on what your other symptoms are. I'd see your md asap. ...Read more
I've had an odd sensation from lwr ear to btm outer jaw. It feels like a "chemical release". Some tightness. No pain. Right side only. No metal taste
How do I get relief from tmj pop? No pain but uncontrollable popping sensation in jaw and right ear. Looking for cheap remedies. It's non stop
Cheap remedies: You are looking for cheap remedies for complex problems. The pop is from the cartels genius disc in the joint being out of position. Please don't try to fix this yourself, or you can do more damage than good, including having the joint lock. Please call your Dentist for help. ...Read more
Jaw feels like it gets stuck when I open it on the right side only and I keep having a twitching sensation on the right side by temple. Also have some pain in the area and headache Did I dislocate my jaw.
Go to doctor: Possibly. The best idea is to go to a physician immediately for an exam. If you have pain, use the ER. You may have some problems with your temperomandibular joint. ...Read more
Trembling jaw bone. With the sensation of like when you eat a lemon. Happened out of the blue. Going on all day?
Trembling jaw: Hello ~ odd. But due to cold or anxiey. OR s/e of an drug like anti-depressant of SEROQUEL (quetiapine) variety which has extra-pyramidal s/es or recreational with anti-cholinergic like s/effects like MDMA and the like. If you are on any prescription drugs take them to MD to review. Thanks ...Read more
Hi! I have this weird sensation in my left upper jaw, like I was blowing up balloons. Also my left cheek feels numb and swollen, no visible swelling?
May have inherited epilepsy--generalized seizures on awakening, teen onset-- partial seizures with weird jaw sensation, too--possible myoclonic jerk?
? JME?: Not sure of your precise question, but will attempt an analysis. You may possess juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, and if correct, your best drugs might be either Depakote or keppra, (levetiracetam) (lamictal may not work quite as well here. Yet, you may be sub-therapeutic based on your description). Also, you seem to have several complexities, and I wonder how all these inter-relate. Go over this with neurologist. ...Read more
Have a Chiari malformation with no blocked flow but just had a vibrating sensation in back of head/jaw that lasted a few seconds. Should I be worried?
Not at all:
The symptoms you have described at the age of 36, are not typical symptoms of Chiari Malformation Type 1.But if you get symptomslike
Neck Pain, Dizziness, Ringing&Buzzing in ears, Unsteady gait, Vision Problems, Speech Problems, Diddiculty Swallowing, Weakness, Abnormal Breathing, Numness&Tingling in hands andPoor Hand Coordination
Then consult your Doctor or Neurologist ...Read more
33 year old female with ear swishing sensation, tight jaw, ear pain, and headache. What could it be?
Ear pain: There are quite a few things that can cause ear pain, headache and a swishing sound in the ear. The first one that comes to mind is an ear infection. You may have some ear drainage and fever if that was the case. Another common condition would be temporomandibular joint pain dysfunction, commonly call TMJ or TMD. Best to have an ENT specialist evaluate so you can get started on the right treatm ...Read more
What could be the cause of burning sensation in lymph node behind ear near jaw and some ringing in that ear from time to time?
Possible infection: Lymph nodes are localized groups of white cells that are designed to attack foreign tissue, especially infections. When activated, there can be a burning sensation to the surrounding tissues. Ringing in the ear is a non specific symptom, but may be associated with inflammation and infection. Best to have this checked out. ...Read more
What causes a strong tight sensation on the jaw? Can it be my sinuses? Also I do bite the inside of my mouth a lot.
Tightness and stiffness is often due to an overuse of the jaw muscles that results in a build up of Lactic Acid in the muscles which results in a stiffness and soreness.
You should see a dentist to evaluate your jaw and this can be treated very successfully once the proper diagnosis of your specific problem is made. ...Read more
Been getting headaches over 7 weeks and having neck and jaw pain. Been getting worse in the last week now feeling tingling/ fussy sensation in my face, head and tips of fingers. Doc said nothing wrong?
Simple or Exotic:
What you are experiencing may be as simple as severe neuromuscular stress and the secondary and tertiary symptoms as a result of the acute-on-chronic nature of the primary dysfunction/cause. A/some therapeutic massage (s) may be very beneficial.
On the other hand, there could be something more exotic going on, from circulatory issues to neurological issues to anything in-between. Please see PCP. ...Read more
I have a dull, very painful sensation in my left jaw, left ear and a little pain in my right ear and right jaw. Touching my ear or jaw is very painful, especially on the left side of my face. I had a constant headache for about 3 days before this pain beg
You have so many symptoms, some which mimic sinus problems, some ear infections, and some problems with TMJ and extractions.
Did the symptoms start right after your extraction? Was the extraction a lower wisdom tooth?
Although the area "looks" fine, there may be a problem.
You need to rule out one thing at a time. Go back to the dentist who performed the extraction and then if that is fine, go see your physician. ...Read more
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