Can TMJ cause nausea?

Not generally, no. Tmj disorders, also known as tmd, are not known for causing nausea.
Rarely. Nausea can occur with severe pain of any kind. Unlikely related to your TMJ but possible. See oral surgeon for expert advice.
Indirectly.other Sx? Nausea can be due to lots of things, including inner ear problems, sinus issues, causes. Ear pain (otalgia) can be due to the above, dental causes, TMJ causes, other. Inner ear problems can be aggravated by muscle spasm in the neck, either from TMJ or other. Other causes of nausea incl gi, gyn, neurologic, metabolic, hormonal causes (icluding pregnancy). Persistent nausea, needs evaluation.
Definitely. Common symptoms of tmd/tmj are headaches and neck pain. Nausea is often present when these types of pain present themselves. Also, if a person is suffering from tmj, ear problems can occur, creating an imbalance in equilibrium. Dizziness can occur and nausea can rear its ugly head. Medications taken by people who hope the pain goes away or diminishes, also can suffer nausea as a side effect.

Related Questions

I have TMJ, and have been experiencing nausea and vomiting a few times a month for the past six months. Can TMJ cause nausea and vomiting?

Not likely. TMJ or TMD does not present with these symptoms. Pain within or around the joint with or without popping and/or grinding , inability to open or chew, muscle tension and pain in the muscles involved with opening/closing of the jaw and even the head/neck, with/without malocclusion are the most common symptoms. I suppose if any of these symptoms were bad enough then nausea/vomiting could occur. Read more...

Can TMJ cause morning nausea? I was diagnosed with TMJ in 2005, never had issues until recently, swimming in 60 degree lake for hours. Now since returning I have pain in TMJ location for 4 days (right side jaw, right temple and sometimes neck)

Pain near TMJ. This sounds like a possible ear infection, but it is impossible to diagnose accurately without a clinical examination. See your physician or an ENT specialist for an examination. Read more...
TMJ pain. there are m y things that can cause morning nausea. Morning headaches from clenching or grinding is one of these. Schedule an appointment with a dentist to have your TMJ evaluated . Read more...
Possible. you can not rule the Tmj issue with your history, but swimming in the cold water could have triggered something, it is possible that you are just having an ear infection. Please consult with your medical doctor and with your Tmj specialist. Read more...
Yes possible. consult your md and look for cause. Good luck. Read more...
TMJ disorder. TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain and earache. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See an orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. Read more...
Possibly but... Hard to say without a thorough history and exam. You may have some sort on inner ear issue caused by the swimming. See Dr. Read more...
No. generally it does not but be sure you don't have something else going on that includes symptoms of tmj. Read more...
Swimmers ear? Because of the lengthy time in the water, you might have external otitis or swimmer ear. Have your MD or an ENT doc check it out. Read more...