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Temples Tightening When Chewing
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
Likely TMJ: Most likely due to TMJ dysfunction or a dental condition. Tmj, temporomandibular joint, is the jaw joint which can become inflamed, irritated, dislocated and cause these symptoms. Common reasons are trauma, chewing on a hard substance, bruxism, etc. Etc. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
33week preg,blocked nose,pain on temple,worse when bending, jaw ache and cheek bone ache,aches down side of neck too and abit when swallowing?
Sinusitis: This sounds like sinusitis and it is necessary to see your obstetrician or physician/provider taking care of you during your pregnancy. You must be screened for strep pharyngitis! This is treatable in the third trimester using safe medications. You might want to try nasal saline initially or if you feel brave, a neti pot using sterile saline. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain when opening mouth/chewing too much, popping jaw, pain/tenderness behind, and in front of ear, ear fullness, headache, throat feel swollen/sore?
TMJ diagnosis can it caused ear pain when swallowing? Sore under ear, temple, front neck muscle and ear pain when eating & swallowing. Jaw clicks too. :(
TMJ: These are all symptoms of TMJ dysfunction. Most TMJ dysfunction is caused by bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching), or a bad bite. Make an appointment with your dentist or a dentist who treats TMJ dysfunction for an examination. You might also want to see an ENT specialist to rule out any ear or head and neck infections. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Headache in forehead and temples that feels that pressure. Sore in areas when rub head. Sometimes worse when laying head on pillow. Tension headache?
Face muscles around mouth and jaw are always sore and uncomfortable. Teeth feel like not resting together right, always feel clenched. Gums sore.
Likely clenching: With the consistency of symptoms, i think you must clench a good deal of the time, not giving facial muscles time to rest. If your orthodontic occlusion is off, this can magnify the pain to teeth, gums and jaws. See a dentist who is proficient at tmd issues. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Pain right side jaw when clenching down or opening too wide. Gets worse when tired, stressed, or when waking up. Stretching helps. Causes/treatment?
Jaw pain: This sounds like TMJ dysfunction, which is most commonly caused by bruxism ( chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching). Bruxism is often a stress-related habit. See your dentist for an accurate diagnosis. One type of treatment is a custom-made bite guard usually worn at night while sleeping. It is also vital to not brux during waking hours. Talk to your dentist for advice and treatment. ...Read more
Jaw is stiff and pops when opening. Facial muscle feel tense I have headaches that start at jaw. Sometimes feel dizzy. Lots of stres and anxiety. TMJ?
Left jaw joint ache when chin tilted down or turning neck left. sometimes pain uppr left throat & ear when swallowng. jaw clicking when eating. tmjd?
TMJ-TMD: TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Botox therapy may be helpful for you. You may also need splint therapy... A night guard that you wear to reduce clenching or grinding your teeth which works the muscles and makes them larger. Your dentist and oral surgeon will work together to make this therapy work well for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Having returning left side jaw pain only when i bite down i quit chewing gum its not bad pain just annoying also ears popping when moving jaw?
TMJ ?: Very possible. Let your dentist take a look. ...Read more
Head pressure and headaches. Jaw tight when opened. Some drainage. Back of neck and shoulders are tight. Going on about a month. Ears clicking too?
Neck sore, left side of jaw and tongue hurt, jaw clicks and pops when yawning. Pain in front of right ear when I press down.
See an OFP: Orofacial Pain includes a number of clinical problems involving the masticatory muscles or TMJ. Some people may experience pain in the ears, cheeks or side of the head, while others experience problems with their bite, clicking noise when moving the jaw. They are the expert in this field. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pressure in face and head when chewing tough meat. Have TMJ symptoms, bonding done, afraid of breaking teeth when chewing together. Class 1 maloclussi?
TMJ: Tmj is a structural problem of the jaw joint and thus requires a structural solution. Your bite and your jaw are not in harmony so the muscles try to help splint the joint creating the pain and muscle fatigue on chewing hard meat. Medications you are taking are hard on liver and kidneys and don't address the structural problem. Get a DX and some treatment by TMJ trained dentist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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?
Cheekbone pain, itchy eyebrows with discomfort, when i bite down teeth feel funny, headaches that feel pressure like, sore throat warm to touch ?
Sinusitis: This sounds like classic maxillary sinusitis, with sensory nerve paresthesia that runs thru the involved sinus or else maxillary tooth inflammation. You might not require abx, but start on OTC decongestant topical spray (Afrin) for few days with nasal saline sprays. If known seasonal allergies then take meds for those as well, even OTC. Visible facial swelling or failure to improve requires abx. ...Read more
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