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Weak Ear Symptoms
Related symptoms: When there a problems with temperomandibular joint which is located right in front of the ear, there can be symptoms related to the ear such as pain in the front part of the ear, ringing in the ear, popping and noises when opening and closing, and diminished hearing to name a few. Sometimes the ear symptoms can be very debilitating part of TMJ problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need more info: Describe some symptoms and the effect they have on you. Do you have pain or other sensations? Do you have stuff coming out of your ear? Did something happen like an injury or infection? Has your hearing changed? Has the appearance of your ear changed? Figuring out health problems is like putting together a puzzle. We need as many pieces as possible to complete the puzzle and you provide the pieces. ...Read more
What test should be performed to see if there is an object in the ear - symptoms are sharp stabbing and severe pain?
Had TMJ for 8 months. Ear symptoms gone after a lot of pt/acupuncure. Still some stiffnesss in jaw - is this the last to go ?
TMJ: Are you treating the cause of your TMJ symptoms? Most come from bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching), but can also come from poor occlusion ( a poor bite). If these are not corrected, the stiffness will remain and the pain will return. See a dentist experienced in treating tmj/tmd. At the very least, get a nightguard. And make sure you are not grinding or clenching during the day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers