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Why is my daughters jaw twitching?

Why is my daughters jaw twitching?

Tic's or worse: Spontanious uncoordinated but repeditive events that often affect the face are mostly a simple transient tic (<6mo) thought to represent abn nerve action, possibly after a benign uri. There are some that evolve to include other events over months & yrs & carry the chronic tic or even tourette lable.If it lasts more than a few wks have a good look over by your dr. ...Read more

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What causes nerve to twitch in lower jaw?

What causes nerve to twitch in lower jaw?

Many things: It could be many things...Not enough information to even guess here....I would seek an evaluation from your family doc. Be prepared to give information about your medical history, duration, type , intensity and specific location of the pain. Also, a check-in with the dentist may help.. ...Read more

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What to do if I have had a facial twitch and pain in my jaw and teeth on right side of my face what's going on?

What to do if I have had a facial twitch and pain in my jaw and teeth on right side of my face what's going on?

Tic Douloureux: I would see your dentist or an oral pathologist at your nearest dental school and have them run some tests to rule out a condition called tic douloureux! ...Read more

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My jaw muscles have been very stiff for months. Now they are twitching. Could this be sign they are looseningup?

My jaw muscles have been very stiff for months. Now they are twitching. Could this be  sign they are looseningup?

Just the opposite: Please see a dentist with experience treating patients with temporomandibular joint dysfunction. Your muscles are in tetany. You may need comprehensive orthodontic treatment. ...Read more

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Recently my temple has felt like its twitching and sometimes it feels like it travels down and my jaw sometimes tenses. Is this down to stress or ?

Recently my temple has felt like its twitching and sometimes it feels like it travels down and my jaw sometimes tenses. Is this down to stress or ?

Very individual. As: embodied Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures sending >1,000,000 orders/sec brain?body with similar feedback, body actions overwhelmingly a reflection of higher levels & integration of control mechanisms, the vast majority still far beyond low-tech medical disease system body-mechanic approaches. Consider this minimal re-enactment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruKjIrejDCk of book Return from Tomorrow. ...Read more

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I have nerve twitching at my right side head,because of excessive pressure.slowly nerve twitching reached to jaw,and now nerves in right neck twitchin?

I have nerve twitching at my right side head,because of excessive pressure.slowly nerve twitching reached to jaw,and now nerves in right neck twitchin?

Please clarify: I'm not sure I see the QUESTION. Sounds like you have a diagnosis to your symptoms. Are you suffering from NPH or Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension? And is that what is being blamed for your right facial twitching? Do you have other symptoms? Are they planning on giving you medication or performing a procedure? You may contact me at www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PNXFNR for more info ...Read more

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My eye twitches when i move my jaw?

My eye twitches when i move my jaw?

Marcus Gunn Syndrome: This syndrome is caused by a mis-wiring of the nerves that move the jaw and eyelid. It is generally harmless. ...Read more

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Constant twitching on left side of nose at the bridge. Daily for 7 weeks. Not painful. Tried mag, no response. Worse when I squint or clench jaw?

Constant twitching on left side of nose at the bridge. Daily for 7 weeks. Not painful. Tried mag, no response. Worse when I squint or clench jaw?

Anxiety?: Facial twitching is usually not a sign of a serious disorder and is most often due to anxiety, which may be causing your symptoms. But if your symptoms persist see your physician. See my checklist "overcoming anxiety and stress." ...Read more