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Tmj Facial Pain
I have TMJ & facial pain that refers to my teeth/gums. Flexeril helped but gave me heart palpations. Same for Baclofen & Robaxin (methocarbamol). What can I take?
Possible: Your symptoms may be related to TMJ. It is likely that there may be other things going on. Is your life stressful? Poor ergonomic work conditions? Traumatic events? You may need a multifaceted treatment, working with a TMJ dentist, primary care, massage, PT to help you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can TMJ-TMD cause facial pain, lump in throat feeling, and a swollen bump on the tip of the chin, with actual pain when pushing the chin bone ?
Tinnitus type II : Tinnitus type ii or not ringing, could be cause by TMJ clicking, middle ear muscle contraction (e.g. Stapidius). Sound is not ringing, but rushing, clicking, thumping or other atonal sound. It’s a good sign if tinnitus is intermittent because it’s proof that the auditory system is capable of functioning normally. There are no drugs approved for the treatment of tinnitus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can having TMJ for 10 years cause head pains that worsen when you turn your head and when you press on spots on scalp? As well as facial pain?
Yes "Trigger points": The jaw joint (temporomandibular joint / tmj) consists of two bones braced by muscles in a rotating and sliding hinge relationship. Pain in the muscles that support this joint, the teeth, or the joint itself, as well as referred pain can all occur. Myofascial trigger point pain is treated by a health team consisting of possibly a chiropractor, pt, and a dentist trained in orofacial pain therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can neck pain cause headaches and facial pain? No TMJ per oral surgeons diagnosis. Headaches are short lived but come and go all day.
Does TMJ cause teeth grinding? I've never been diagnosed with tmj, and but have ground my teeth for a long time. And lately, i've been having facial pain and headaches when i wake up in the morning. Should i my dentist is I have tmj?
Hard pea lump just above tmj condyle . I think zygomatic arch. Fixed but slightly flexi. on off facial pain and eye pain on that side for yrs. related?
Trigenminal Nerve: Although the anatomic points are separated by 4-5 cm. this sounds like and old blow to the head. It must have injured a branch if the Trigeminal nerve causing a neuroma- a benign nerve tumor. It is not to worry. Be grateful that you did not have a more significant Trigeminal nerve problem-a real severe pain called a tic doloreaux.. ...Read more