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Why Are Ear Symptoms Associated With Tm Joint Disorders
How to treat temporomandibular joint disorders? I got the symptomps already for 2 years n it becomes more hurt recently.. :(
Go to your dentist.: Tmj are usually treated initially by dentists. Warm compresses sometimes help . The dentist will determine if there are poor alignments in the teeth and may prescribe splints. Psychological help can help by relaxation techniques and muscle relaxants. There are other medications used as well when the usual treatment does not work. Good luck. ...Read more
Does temporomandibular joint disorders or jaw cracking change what your jaw looks like from the outside?
Not generally, no.: Tmj disorders, or temporomandibular disorders, generally don't change the shape or appearance of the jaw unless advanced degenerative changes occur in the joint. If the joint severely deteriorates, as in advanced osteoarthritis, then that can cause the jaw to shift downward and backward, causing the angle of the jaw to increase and possibly creating an anterior open bite. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tmj ( no jaw joint damage on X-ray ) -ear symptoms for over a yr-going. Now stiffness in front of ear+ stiff neck and fluttering in head.Will this go?
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
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?
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 3 more doctor answers
What to do if I have temporomandibular joint disorder (tjds), which I think is causing ear aches, is there any treatment?
What other ear symptoms are associated with a sinus infection or sinusitis when there is no ear pain?
Every few months I will have some slight tenderness to hard poke at corner of lower jaw near ear and jaw joint. No other symptoms. What is it?
I have hearing loss and buzzing in left ear. Symptoms persist after having ear wax removed at doctor's office 48 hours ago. Time for ent?
There is a mass on my temporal bone (mastoid tip). No hearing loss or ear symptoms but can feel the bony mass as a lump. ENT wants to biopsy. Cause?
Symptoms are a runny nose, inner ear pain, headache, achey joints, tiredness and lack of appetite. What do I possibly have? Symptoms come and go...
Could be flu: You could have influenza or another upper respiratory viral infection. Sometimes these infections also give you aches and fatigue. If your symptoms are severe see your doctor. If your symptoms have been going on longer than a week or two I also suggest that you see a doctor to get an exam and possibly some blood tests done to determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have strange ear/jaw/throat symptoms. Hard lump to the side of the tragus. Typical swimmers ear symptoms except lump. It is hard and jaw hurts a bit. Mostly getting better on own but lump is scary!!
I am unable to give : you a diagnosis without actually seeing the lump and performing certain tests. Is it towards the jawline, fevers? Is the lump diminishing as your ear gets better? if yes then monitor if it continues for more than 2 weeks, I recommend visiting your primary for a thorough evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
History of sinus infection/ear infections. New symptoms of mastoiditis, pain behind ear, hot red ear, went into ENT, everything checked out normal, was told TMJ "bad jaw joint".
Woke up moisture in ear, and pain only in ear, hurts when exhaling.
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