... Go see your eye doctor - it could possibly be related to TMJ - I know pain around my TMJ Joint can radiate around my outer eye - though it doesn't cause twitching - but its possible a nerve is getting irritated - it could also be muscle fatigue.
Go see your doctor and get it checked out - it probably isn't anything serious (2 replies)
... stress is starting to abate a bit BUT it will take time to get my face back to normal I wear my splint at night seeing my TMJ Dentist next week first time in over 5 years! ... (2 replies)
... Probably a nerve did get iritated. But if its been a week and you are still in this much pain go back and see your dentist and discuss it with him and if he can't ive you adequate answers go see a neurologist or a dentist specialising in TM or oral facial pain disorders. Take care. (14 replies)
... Hi everyone,
I just was told I had TMJ. I think its been going on for a couple of years after having a cracked tooth worked on, plus I have tension in my neck so I don't know what came first. I also have twitching, burning in my face sometimes. Touching the nerve starts it up or if I press on the muscles in my neck my nose will twitch. I know its not Trigemingial... (14 replies)
... nds like the lead singer of a band or something. anyway, sorry to hear about your problems. that truly blows. i understand some of the neck pain issues, bc my TMJ is causing problems with my swallowing and sometimes when i wake up it feels like my throat closed up and is very sore. ... (19 replies)
... Briefly they are, muscle stiffness from neck to lower back, ringing in right ear, feeling that my bite is off, blurry vision in right eye, and most recently eye twitching in the right eye. I have tried to deal with all of this but recently it's getting bad enough to really get in the way of everyday life. ... (2 replies)
... sounds like a fly is in there, happens when I turn my neck, burning and twitching of my face and of course pain and clicking in my jaw. I just went to the denist yest and he said TMJ. ... (13 replies)
... Does anybody think this is TMJ or shall I go to my doctor and ask to see a neurologist? ... (4 replies)
... days ago, I started having a twitching feeling on the left side of my head, above my left ear. Just a few seconds, a few days during the day. ... (4 replies)
... are bilateral. The sinus pressure issues are certainly another issue I've noticed...having a bad blockage in association with inflammation around the TMJ is a nightmare. ... (16 replies)
... mes. Along with this most days I still wake up with either sinus pressure or blocked nose sometimes but rarely a sore throat. Then theres the other matter of the twitching left eyelid... I can go a week without this then all of a sudden my upper left eyelid starts twitching, annoying as hell. ... (3 replies)
... I was just diagnosed with the TMJ earlier this week, but my jaw has been bothering me since last weekend. I, however, have had twitching always under my left eye for months. After reading some of your posts I am thinking the 2 are related. I am new to this and know nothing about it. ... (6 replies)
... Your not alone Rhiree.
The first symptom I had was dark circles under the eyes, which friends pointed out to me, then I noticed swelling. Then....the headaches started. I was mis-diagnosed several times for sinus issues (which I didn't have) until I did some research and discovered it was actually TMJ.
Now I'm doing orthodontics but there is a ton of pressure around... (14 replies)
... I also had my eyes checked and they found nothing. I know that TMJ is responsable for lots of symptoms that seem like other things though, but I just want to be sure. ... (14 replies)
... My strangest symptom was twitching in my left eye and all down the side of my face. In my opinion, it would seem like your eye issue could be caused by TMJ especially if it is more severe on that one side. But I'm new to this game also. ... (14 replies)
... In addition to ear stuffiness, the intense ear and cheek pain were my first TMJ symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... My TMj is a big problem lately. Now along with the jaw pain and ear pain making sleep difficult is cheek twitching. I guess it's a spasm, but it is so annoying. ... (1 replies)
... The tingling and twitching lasted weeks. This worried me the most. A doctor I saw ordered an MRI. No one got back to me about my results and my symptoms continued. ... (5 replies)
... when you say your muscles are spasming - is this something you can physically SEE or do you mean that you feel the little lumps or 'beans' or 'peas' as I call them, inside your skin around your jaw, where your muscles have turned into knots? I'm trying to figure out if I have these spasms, but I always assumed this meant physical twitching. I just have a jaw full of little... (97 replies)
... Based on my experience I would say once your facial muscles are out of spasm your appearance will return to how it was before.
I had hamster cheeks before splint treatment, now I can see my cheekbones again. I though it was just weight gain at the time but it was getting my bite balanced that normalised my face.
I'm about two months into wearing a repositioning splint and my... (97 replies)