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Water/saliva makes my throat tight; goes away if I don't swallow or eat something solid. Slightly relieved by pressing tongue against roof of mouth.

Water/saliva makes my throat tight; goes away if I don't swallow or eat something solid. Slightly relieved by pressing tongue against roof of mouth.

Symptoms Complex &: result of a huge number of variables. As embodied Souls?Mind?Brain?Body, the range of internalized history to body perceptions& behaviors is huge, thus huge individual variations. Suggest look up reported side effects of meds; e.g. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Migraleve as one place to start. However, the list of interacting possibilities remains huge. Work at finding help worthy of your trust. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I have Cervical Dystonia. Its been 5 yrs. My scalp was always tight.. My mouth muscles arent tight. Why my scalp is so tight compared to other regions?

I have Cervical Dystonia. Its been 5 yrs.
My scalp was always tight..
My mouth muscles arent tight.
Why my scalp is so tight compared to other regions?

See below: Cervical dystonia doesn't necessarily affect the same muscle in everyone. In fact, it most commonly affects the muscles of the cervical spine. See a physiatrist or neurologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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A patch of red, flaky, tight skin near my mouth. Nor anti fungal or anti bacterial creams have worked (prescribed). What next?

A patch of red, flaky, tight skin near my mouth. Nor anti fungal or anti bacterial creams have worked (prescribed). What next?

Try hydrocortisone: I would try a little Hydrocortisone 1-2 times per day and see if that helps. Also make sure u don't have some kind of vitamin deficiency because they can cause all kind of skin issues ...Read more

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I have soreness and tightness in areas near my mouth. I had jaw injury 2 weeks ago, but i keep re-aggrevating it. I can't get those areas to relax.

I have soreness and tightness in areas near my mouth. I had jaw injury 2 weeks ago, but i keep re-aggrevating it.  I can't get those areas to relax.

See neuromuscular: see a neuromuscular dentist to put your mandible in a neuromuscularly relaxed posture with the use of custom made othotic. The issue is that your muscles of mastication like your masseter muscles are in contracture and need long term relaxation. An ICCMO dentist can find your most relaxed jaw position with jaw tracking technology. ...Read more

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My jaw popped months ago when i was chewing something hard on the oher side of my mouth. Now it's tight and hurts. Could it be damaged?

My jaw popped months ago when i was chewing something hard on the oher side of my mouth. Now it's tight and hurts. Could it be damaged?

Jaw joint pain: The joint itself is very mobile and the disk in the joint is very mobile. The disk may come out of proper position, as the disk attachments may have been stretched, causing the pop. What you feel is likely some swelling and inflammation in the joint capsule and disk.The management of these problems is conservative with nsaids and muscle relaxants, and observing a soft diet for a few weeks. ...Read more

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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more