Ear vs TMJ. Having popping/clicking TMJ noises not necessarily a problem. Many people experience these noises. Without pain or limitation of function the noise itself is not an issue. If you have locking or limited movement, "ear" pain, headaches, morning jaw stiffness/soreness, difficulty chewing, bruxism, previous jaw injuries or other jaw conditions, the problem is more serious. Then see a TMJ specialist.
See your doctor. Sometimes your jaw joints (TMJ) can click. Usually this is transient. If it continues for more than 2 weeks have your dentist examine you. Also you may consider not chewing gum as often.
Yes. This can be from either 1) the TMJ (temporomandibular joint) clicking right in front of your ears or 2) the opening/closing of the eustachian tube.
My ears click when I swallow. Is this normal? If I plug my nose and swallow I feel air/pressure go into my ears and it stays that way until I swallow.
Ears click swallow. yes it is normal Usually means air pressure in ears and eustachian canal are changing. Do a wikipedia on this to get more details. Read more...
Eustachian Tube. Normal. Most people not aware of it, but ears click every time swallow if they pay attention. No treatment required. Read more...