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... It's nothing to worry about. It's a rare condition called Temporalis Hypertrophy, where the muscle area in your temples get over worked so when you're eating they expand like a body builder pumping iron. You might get a slight headache also when you eat. ... (8 replies)
... We just go back from taking my 2 year old nephew to the urgent care center due to his temples swelling after eating some candy. The diagnosis was "Temporomandibular joint disorder". I got online right away to find out more about it. Hope this helps. ... (8 replies)
... I will be eating something hard to chew like dried fruit, beef gerkey, or chewy candy. and my temples well suddenly swell really quickly to the point I MUST stop chewing or it feels like they may pop. ... (8 replies)

... Today I had a breakdown . I can't take any medication because I am pregnant. I have headaches in my temples behind my eye and feels like it's in my sinuses. I have an appointment with a Tmj specialist in about a month. ... (3 replies)
... bilitating, and even when they aren't there is almost ALWAYS a mild sensation of tightness or tingling around my head or scalp. Moderate to severe pressure on my temples and behind my eyes. ... (6 replies)
... beans, and I do eat pizza if I cut it up but the chewing can sometimes aggravate it so I have to see. I eat high fiber tortillas with peanut butter or high fiber bread with peanut butter. ... (18 replies)
... Molly It does sound like TMJ symptoms, the first indication is jaw clicking and popping.What is happening is that tension in one side is pulling your jaw out of alignment which is why you feel the clicking when chewing. The pain you are experiencing is due to the constant stress the muscles are under. This constant tension after a while registers as pain when left untreated... (6 replies)
... I get a dull ache basically above my right eye, and along that brow. Sometimes I get pain in the temples or jaw. My jaw clicks and pops frequently when chewing tougher things. ... (6 replies)
... Jacko Most of my TMJ was jaw pain, misalignment and jaw clicking. I suffer from tension headaches and get tension in my scalp above my ears and temples. As Liquidplasma has said grinding or bruxism is normally stress related and i think in your case the worry about fees and studying is causing a lot of psychological stress. Grinding is a subconscious way of "chewing over"... (4 replies)
... I have the same things with my face "face looks sunken both in the temples and the cheeks" But I noticed a deep JAW LINE on my face also. ... (4 replies)
Do I have TMJ?
Jul 2, 2010
... I've never really noticed soreness in my jaw at all because, like I said, I would always be chewing gum. Hence, I think I didn't notice it or something. ... (5 replies)
Do I have TMJ?
Jul 1, 2010
... Definitely stop with the gum chewing! It is probably over working your masseter muscles to death......use moist heat on the temples, jaw at night if you have time.....until the spasms go away. IF they persist, even without the gum, see a good tmj specialist to get an exam. :) (5 replies)
Do I have TMJ?
Jul 1, 2010
... behind my eyes that can make my vision jumpy at times, and sometimes there is in pressure in my temples as well. It starts out not so bad in the morning, but it will increase throughout the da. ... (5 replies)
... Well it does sound like a tmj flareup but neck problems (aka cervical or c-spine) problems can cause similar symptoms as well. Until you see your dentist you can try the following: Try using warm moist compresses or ice packs or alternate both, 10 mins on and 10 mins off - place them on your neck, around your jaw, ears, temples, etc. Do this several times a day if you have... (1 replies)
I think I have TMJ
May 24, 2008
... I made an elaborate thread but put it in the wrong forum so now here I'am. About two weeks ago I got a sudden episode of dizziness and almost collapsed and since then I've never felt like I've fully recovered, it always feels like I drank 2-3 beers and it never gets any better. Two weeks prior to this incident I had a root canal done and the crown was a little bit too... (1 replies)
... Various joint sounds when moving jaw, head and neck and when chewing food. Jaw seems to pop in and out of place when open mouth wider. ... (1 replies)
Severe TMJ
Apr 23, 2008
... and trying to chew forces my upper jaw to go too far down to meet the lower jaw and this causes severe pain in my temples and head. ... (1 replies)
Splint Advice
Dec 12, 2007
... I've been wearing a lower bite splint for 6 months. I wore the splint 24/7 except when eating. My TMJ dentist (at that time) said that it's ok to take it out when eating because research has shown that the teeth don't actually touch during chewing. For the first 5 months I saw only minimal and mixed results (less tension in temples, but more crepitus, etc.) Then I started... (2 replies)
... Hello all, I'm a new member (today), and it was interesting to me to read the variety of answers to this question. I've had TMJ/D for over 4 years now. Mine started suddenly after a normal (but 1-1/2 hr. long) dental appointment, where I had a 3-sided filling replaced. When the Novocaine wore off, I had excruciating and throbbing pain in my teeth on one side, and... (25 replies)
... You mentioned that you have a lot of pain when you are chewing, but my pain is all the time. A lot of muscular pain in the temples and masseter muscles, with swelling and stiffness near or at the joints. Do you only have the pain when you are chewing? ... (9 replies)




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