... first of all, just a big thank you for what you are doing for US here in the USA. one place on these boards where you may get better answers/feedback is actually the "spinal boards" wayy down below this one in the 'S" section? that is where most of the c spine people end up? this is more the 'brain' stuff here so alot of people who may be able to actually offer you the best... (1 replies)
I have been living with a numb jaw/cheeks sensation for about 5 years now and it is starting to really aggrivate me as I cant find a cure for it. I first though I had TMJ and then blamed wisdom teeth. The wisdom teetch have been removed and TMJ is not a believable reason to me at this time. I mainly get the sensation when I meet new people or in an uncomfortable... (12 replies)
... It feels like my cheeks are tingling somehow but they arent numb. ... (1 replies)
I have had blood work up the wazoo. They don't find anything spectacular though. One time there was something about potassium so they did a second test with heprin (can't spell) in the Vial. after the second one they said that the potassium was actually fine.
The episodes as I call them happen at the very least once a day. They can be Mild, or they can... (3 replies)
... I see this has been two years ago now. I am experiencing symptoms very similar. Have you been able to find a resolution to your symptoms?
Thanks (12 replies)
... er weeks, it still hasn't gone completely and every now and again i will feel it bad again. I also have been getting persistant eye twitching and occasionally my cheeks feel numb, but i've been told this is just anxiety? ... (0 replies)
... I am a 23 year old female. For the last few days my tongue has been a numb/tingling feeling. I though I might have bite it. Now today my cheeks have been been tingling and yesterday my teeth/jaws were hurting. Well for the last 10 months I have been having left shoulder, neck and back pains which I am going to a physical therapist for. So.....does anyone know what could be the... (1 replies)
... I was thinking there are other conditions besides Chiari, where exercise/straining/diet can make symptoms worse... ? (12 replies)
... hi Alex
I know how frustrating it is to have horrible symptoms and no answer to why you are having them.:(
What tests have you had...any?No matter what....do not give up Hope and do not stop persisting for answers....you will get there eventually....something has to show up.:angel:
Cindy is my very good friend and she is right on target with all her extremely caring... (12 replies)
UHH IT is so frustrating but I willdo some test to see what is causing the physical complications. The funny thing is, I think all the tests will be normal and once again i will hear "its all in my head". Im in the Finance Industry and I guess streess could be a good reason...
Alex (12 replies)
... Hi Alex~
I can honestly say that I experience all of your symptoms. There are many things this can be that is causing this to happen. The toughest thing will be that if you express all of these symptoms to a Dr, they will quickly conclude that your symptoms are anxiety related. If they can't find a physical cause they will pass it on to anxiety, which can be very... (12 replies)
If you find anything out or new that can help me with my situation, please let me know.
These are my symptoms:
Sore/stiff/popping jaw almost like TMJ
Intense, chronic headaches (blinding stabbing pains/pressure)
loss of ability to problem solve/make decisions (produces anxiety attacks)
cannot follow conversation becomes to overstimulated/complex for me (12 replies)
Thank you for your help, and hopefully we can resolve this issue soon. I have lived with this for sometime and my hope is running low. However, I will fight till the end...
Alex (12 replies)
... Hi Alex~
It is so very frustrating when you know something isn't right and Dr's aren't finding the problem. I went through this myself for a very long time prior to my diagnosis and it begins to feel like your nuts;) But if you definately know something is wrong, you have to be your own health advocate and search until you find the source. It took me a long time but I... (12 replies)
I posted a response but it must have gotten lost in cyberland, sorry!
Unexplained TMJ symptoms are often caused by Lyme Disease...you might want to check out the Lyme Boards.
Bethsheba (12 replies)
I have been to the doctor but almost everyone of them is more clueless than me. Strange, isnt it? When i move my jaw up and down, it sometimes makes a cracking noise from the muscles being so tense and tight. Like I said, it almost feels like Im living the nightmare by myself. (12 replies)
... Hi Alex~
Have you been to the Dr for any testing? Numbness can be caused from so many things. Is that your only symptom?
I have chiari malformation and get numbness and stinging in my face constantly. I am currently taking several medications but none have alieviated this symptom. Stressful situations do make mine worse.
Self medicating is probobly not your best... (12 replies)
... pretty much everywhere, alot of dizziness, walking unstable at times, numbness in hands at times, nose, cheeks even tongue for a few days. ... (0 replies)
... was my left arm that was numb and tingly. ... (48 replies)