It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint Message Board

  • Nerve issues associated with TMJ/TMD?

  • Post New Thread   Reply Reply
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 04-24-2019, 03:01 PM   #1
    meganmcc
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Apr 2019
    Location: Richmond
    Posts: 2
    meganmcc HB User
    Nerve issues associated with TMJ/TMD?

    Hi all,

    I am currently in week 6 of TMJ treatment (wearing a bottom oral appliance to reposition my jaw). I have been struggling with swallowing difficulties, ear pain/congestion, constant popping and crackling sounds with jaw joint movement, numbness tingling in my left hand and feet. The most recent symptoms include strange facial numbing and tingling, sense of blockage in my nose. Has anyone experienced this? My TMJ specialist doesn't know what all of the facial symptoms are about. She suspected trigeminal nerve was impacted but I got an MRI done and cranial nerves are fine. I still feel like something is going on with the trigeminal nerve but maybe not showing up in the MRI. I'm unclear what this is all about and its causing me great anxiety and really interfering with my quality of life. I'm wondering if its just part of jaw realignment--hopefully it will go away. Any advice, recommendations or feedback would be greatly appreciated. Thanks so much!

     
    Reply With Quote
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Old 04-25-2019, 11:05 AM   #2
    yayagirl
    Senior Veteran
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Jun 2010
    Location: USA
    Posts: 2,400
    yayagirl HB Useryayagirl HB Useryayagirl HB Useryayagirl HB Useryayagirl HB Useryayagirl HB Useryayagirl HB Useryayagirl HB Useryayagirl HB Useryayagirl HB Useryayagirl HB User
    Re: Nerve issues associated with TMJ/TMD?

    Dear meganmcc,

    I would get an opinion of a regular doctor just to rule out anything else.
    __________________
    ~ YaYa ~

     
    Reply With Quote
    Old 04-25-2019, 12:28 PM   #3
    meganmcc
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Apr 2019
    Location: Richmond
    Posts: 2
    meganmcc HB User
    Re: Nerve issues associated with TMJ/TMD?

    Hi Yaya,

    Thanks for your response. However, my regular doc, 4 ENT's and a neurologist have all examined me and are unsure of what these symptoms are related to.

    Megan

     
    Reply With Quote
    Old 06-30-2019, 06:07 PM   #4
    Ctjackson
    Newbie
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Jun 2019
    Posts: 1
    Ctjackson HB User
    Re: Nerve issues associated with TMJ/TMD?

    I have the same issue, and Iíve also had it ruled out by an MRI. I had tons of blood tests too and all was clear. Itís driving me nuts.

     
    Reply With Quote
    Reply Reply

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    peripheral nerve regeneration boarder8383 Neuropathy 0 02-12-2015 09:01 AM
    Nerve Block went wrong !!!!! Moonstar22 Chronic Pain 8 11-25-2014 11:45 AM
    Nerve issues or bad anxiety or fibro?? Pls help! Hatethislife Neurology 8 06-20-2013 04:31 PM
    Sciatic nerve or hip issues? Trouble walking and sitting.. neveragain444 Back Problems 12 10-11-2012 06:01 PM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:51 AM.





    © 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!