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I have a pounding headache when I eat. Does this mean that my digestive system is not functioning properly?

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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: TMJ disorders

You could be having temporomandibular disorders.
Some of the common symptoms are jaw pain, jaw locking, jaw popping, ear pain, neck pain, headaches, ear stuffiness, and face pain. If you are having any of these symptoms, see an orofacial pain specialist. Find one on www.Aaop.Org.

In brief: TMJ disorders

You could be having temporomandibular disorders.
Some of the common symptoms are jaw pain, jaw locking, jaw popping, ear pain, neck pain, headaches, ear stuffiness, and face pain. If you are having any of these symptoms, see an orofacial pain specialist. Find one on www.Aaop.Org.
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

This is uncommon and may be caused by food allergies.
Some migraines can be brought on by certain foods.

In brief: No

This is uncommon and may be caused by food allergies.
Some migraines can be brought on by certain foods.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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