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

Symptoms of TMJD

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-19-2002, 06:46 PM   #1
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 377
Marlene HB UserMarlene HB UserMarlene HB UserMarlene HB User
Post Symptoms of TMJD

The Kinnie-Funt Visual Index of Head, Neck and Facial Pain and TMJ Dysfuction:

Eye Pain and Eye Problems:
- eye pain above, below, behind
- bloodshot eyes
- blurring of vision
- bulging appearance
- pressure behind the eyes
- light sensitivity
- watering of the eyes
- drooping of the eye lid

Head Pain, Headache Problems, Facial Pain:
- forehead pain
- temporal pain
- "migraine" type headache
- "cluster-type" headache
- sinus headache under the eyes
- posterior headaches, back of head, with or without shooting pains
- hair and/or scalp painful to touch

Mouth, Face, Cheek, and Chin Problems:
- discomfort or pain to any of these areas
- limited opening
- inability to open the jaw smoothly or evenly
- jaw deviates to one side when opening
- inability to "find bite" with teeth

Teeth and Gum Problems:
- clenching or grinding at night
- looseness and or soreness of back teeth
- tooth pain

Jaw and Jaw Joint Problems:
- clicking, popping jaw joints
- grating sounds
- jaw locking opened or closed
- pain in cheek muscles
- uncontrollable jaw or tongue movements

Ear Pain, Ear Problems, and Postural Imbalances:
- hissing, buzzing, ringing, or roaring sounds
- diminished hearing
- ear pain - without infection
- clogged, stuffy, "itchy" ears, feeling of fullness
- balance problems, "vertigo", dizziness, or disequilibrium

Throat Problems:
- swallowing difficulties
- tightness of throat
- sore throat without infection
- voice fluctuations
- laryngitis
- frequent coughing or constant clearing of throat
- feeling of foreign object in throat
- tongue pain
- salivation (intense)
- pain of the hard palate in the mouth

Neck and Shoulder Problems:
- lack of mobility - reduced range of movement
- stiffness
- neck pain
- tired, sore neck muscles
- shoulder aches
- back pain upper and lower
- arm and finger tingling, numbness and or pain

While many of these symptoms have been connected with TMJ Dysfunction, there is no true "classic" picture of a person that suffers from TMJ Dysfunction.

Me, personally, I suffered with 35 of the above mentioned symptoms!!
But, thanks to a wonderful TMJ Dentist who really knew what he was doing, I'm 95% "normal" again ... whatever that is!!


The Following 13 Users Say Thank You to Marlene For This Useful Post:
cat_PA (12-04-2010),Donnygirl1 (03-07-2012),jeanharlow (06-18-2011),jgdlee (10-21-2011),LoveMyGirls1203 (03-18-2012),Marlo (12-30-2010),maygin14 (04-07-2011),MissCookie (09-14-2012),MountainReader (10-06-2011),ninamarc (01-29-2012),pinkdaysies (09-21-2012),R2W (01-21-2012),specialsoul83 (08-19-2012)
Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
To what extent does TMJD affect your life? AndreaL TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 7 09-10-2009 10:29 PM
life style is the key to improve your TMJ symptoms tmj patiant TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 10 08-06-2009 02:04 PM
other symptoms of TMJD not mentioned beofore? ryanpaus TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 8 12-02-2004 09:30 AM
TMJ symptoms and being sick delilah1963 TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 0 12-16-2003 01:32 PM
wisdom teeth symptoms? ryanpaus Dental Health 2 10-03-2003 04:45 AM
Tmjd Symptoms Bothrops TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 2 09-21-2003 09:47 AM
Newly diagnosed with TMJD Isobelj TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 4 09-01-2003 05:15 AM
Neuromuscular dentist vs. tmjd specialist... sandra1 TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 0 05-27-2003 10:27 AM
Is this part of tmjd symptoms? fibrine TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 3 04-04-2003 02:07 AM
TMJD symptoms coming on so suddenly ladyeowyn TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 5 02-28-2003 08:37 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 01:26 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!