Doctor insights on:
Under Chin Pain And Locking When Yawning
Myofascial pain, often referred to as myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is a common cause of headaches and persistent pain in the face and neck. Mfp is characterized by the presence of one or more hyperirritable sites within the muscle known as myofascial trigger points.
Rec: see orofacial pain specialist for comprehensive exam and pain management. ...Read more
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
Scalp contusion: The slight pain is expected and should be localized to the area of impact. Depending on the location of the impact, the muscle involved in yawning may have been injured at the same time. Again, this should be localized and the pain one sided. Although rare, pathological yawning from brain injury is described in the medical literature. ...Read more
Mgt: You may have stretched the muscles of your neck while sleeping. I would recommend a heating pad and NSAID. If the headaches worsen or persist, a follow up appt is indicated. ...Read more
My boyfriend yawned and now has excruciating pain at the top of his head. Could this be an anurysm?
Possible..: If this is something he never had before and the symptom is that severe, I would take him to the er now. Virtually evryone yawns here and there and should not cause any pain, especially inside the head as in his case--excrucitaing! So, take him now--i don't want to be an alarmist, but it does not sound good in his case. Good luck. ...Read more
I am yawning excessively - during the day with a mild headache on the left side of my head- I am wondering what might be wrong with me.
I believe I have Tourette's. Are thes related? - Yawning sensation that leads to head shake - Head nodding that I can't stop and gets bad near people
Masseter: The massatter muscle your jawGet a more detailed answer ›
Every time I yawn or close my eyes and sort of push inside my head its like a thunder happening and its very unpleasant.
Only an exam could: Tell you what is happening with your eyes. Contact an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more
I'm in cheer. I was helping catch this girl when she hit me on the side of my neck right under my chin and after hours it hurts bad when I yawn): why?
I am experiencing head trauma, I hit the side of my head 24 hrs ago and have a lump and pain while chewing and yawning, is this normal, should I seek medical attention?
No and Yes: No, pain/swelling is not normal. Yes, medical attention is advisable. Call and report your traumatic incident and your current symptoms. Let your practitioners decide if they want to see you or if any additional care is necessary. ...Read more
Strange: Check with your doc. It should be possible to fix this. ...Read more
So something really wired just happend to me I yawned and it felt like my jaw got stuck in my chin! Is that normal is it the muscle?
TMJoint issue?: It sounds like you might have an issue with your tmjoint (s). It might be just strained or a sign of some deeper problem that you have had but were unaware of. It would be best to have a dentist take a look to see what is going on. ...Read more
Many reasons: If your jaw muscles are irritated from doing a lot of chewing or from clenching or grinding your teeth, yawning can overstimulate the muscles causing a spasm. This spasm leads to the feeling of tension and pain. Try a soft diet for a week or so and see if this helps. You might want to see your dentist or physician as well. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003025.htm ...Read more
I have frequent swishing noies in my head and dizzy head like flu. I also start yawning constantly 20 to 30 times?
I have been yawning a lot, my head has been hurting, my neck hurts, and my eyes become very watery I do become dissy and become off balance.?
My neck hurts really bad in the back area and hurts when I turn my head. The area where my neck meets the skull hurts so bad wheb I yawn. Help!
Muscle spasm: Probably slept wrong if is acute, and rest and heat should relax the muscle spasm. You did not mention any neck injuries. If is chronic (over 2-3 months) then you need to see osteopath or physiatrist to be properly diagnosed. The treatment will depend on which tissue, bone, joint, ligament, tendon, or muscle is involved, and this requires an hands-on evaluation. ...Read more
Every time I yawn or close my eyes and sort of "push" inside my head it's like a thunder happening and it's very unpleasant. Please help? I feel sick
Once or twice/week when I am waking up, if I yawn hard, I can hear a "click" in the back if my head, and it gives me a migraine. Should I get x-rayed?
Maybe?: May be an upper neck issue? C2-c4 levels. But let your doctor know this and ask which test are necessary. ...Read more
My neck bloats when I talk, and my neck is cramps when I yawn or when I move my head down. Any suggestions on how to cure?
Need exam: Please see an ear/nose/throat specialist for examination and rx. ...Read more
I have a lump under the right chin and difficulty swallowing, yawning, speaking. What could this be?
Have it checked out: Your (ENT) doctor should be able to palpate it, and examine your eyes, ears, nose, and throat to determine what it may be. S/he will be able to tell if it's a swollen lymph gland, or a cyst or mass, or related to something else. Without more specifics, it's difficult to determine. If not just an inflamed tonsil, it may need to be imaged by us, and see how much of it is affecting your swallow. ...Read more
When I have been yawning I get this very sharp pain in my head. I have been having headaches and sore throats lately to.?
Head pain, yawning: Hello LivZ227~ the odd severe muscle cramp during yawning is not untoward nor uncommon event and no concern warranted. The headaches and sore throats could be caused by allergies and actual viral low grade infections in the Upper Respiratory System, so I would advise you see a doctor to examine you. Thks ...Read more
I'm hearing a whooshing sound in my left ear. Its not all day but I most often hear it when I yawn, lay down, or turn my head. What could it be?
Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
I am 20 having chest shoulders and back pains and recently when I yawn or open my mouth wide my neck and back of my head hurts what could it be?
My stomach hurts when I lay on my stomach. My head hurts a lot too. I've been cold lately. I've been tired too. I yawn every second.
Could be a sleep dis: Your evaluation will include a systemic evaluation, a sleep evaluation, a lab evaluation to look at thyroid, other metabolic, inflammatory or other clinical problems. Despite you not feeling well your physician will have to put each of these issues into an equation to try to help you. ...Read more
Why do I have a horrible popping noise in the jaw when I open my mouth. And when I yawn a sharp pain shoot up the back of my neck and head?
TMJ: You have TMJ. See a dentist who may treat you him/herself or refer you to a TMJ specialist. ...Read more
I got a seizure and I think I got a tumor on my back and cuts on my head. Now while I have trouble breathing, yawning, and coughing. What's going on?
You might have: Hit something with your head and now you have a hematoma. See doctor you might need an xray ...Read more
Sometimes when I yawn or jerk my head down to fast (like dodging something) my throat/neck will go numb on one side for a few seconds. What is this?
Nerve compression: In order to experience transient numbness you must be compressing sensory nerves supplying your neck and throat. If this symptom has been present for some time, or if it persists, you should see a physician to diagnose the source of the problem. ...Read more
Have noticed a squishy noise in left ear. When I yawn. Ir tilt my head a her certain way. Then dizzy feeling...then woke up this morning severeheadace?
Ear Infection: This might be a middle ear infection and since these are easy to treat, you should see an doctor for treatment now. ...Read more
Right ear hearing muffled if I swallow or yawn. Tipping head temp relieves, upside down head causes click above ear and most effective. Click hurts.
Sudden shoulder pain. It hurts when I breath, yawn, move my shoulder arms, head or neck, sniffle, cough, burp. It hurts when I do anything?
Shoulder pain: Get an evaluation with your primary care doctor first. Suggest a shoulder xray and a chest xray with a general medical exam. ...Read more