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What could cause constant tenderness in temporalis muscle? Muscle on side of head tender when touched.

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Dr. Ronald Ward
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Temporalis

Most commonly this occurs with TMJ syndrome and bruxism, i.
e. grinding. Try soft foods for a few days. no excessive chewing, no hard food substances, no jowling. no gum chewing, no hard candies. Take ibuprofen.

In brief: Temporalis

Most commonly this occurs with TMJ syndrome and bruxism, i.
e. grinding. Try soft foods for a few days. no excessive chewing, no hard food substances, no jowling. no gum chewing, no hard candies. Take ibuprofen.
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