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Nose and Mouth
... How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat Injection Snoreplasty Sinusitis Sinus Headaches Sinus Pain Sinus Surgery Sinusitis: Special Considerations for Aging Patients Tips for Sinus Sufferers Tongue-tie (Ankyloglossia) Your Nose: The Guardian Of Your Lungs Fungal Sinusitis Laser Assisted Uvula Palatoplasty (LAUP) Mouth Sores Nasal Fractures Nose Surgery Nosebleeds Post-Nasal Drip Salivary Glands Secondhand Smoke Sinusitis Smell and Taste Smokeless Tobacco Snoring Stuffy Noses TMJ Pain Tonsils and Adenoids

Head and Neck
... Facial Plastic Surgery Facial Sports Injuries Children and Facial Trauma Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Pediatric Head and Neck Tumors Head and Neck Cancer Thyroid Disorders and Surgery TMJ

Head & Neck
Bell's Palsy Fine Needle Aspiration Graves’ Disease Head and Neck Cancer Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Neck Mass in Adults Sialadenitis Skin Cancer Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ) Pain

Sinus Headaches
... Other causes of facial pain and pressure can include temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome, clenching or grinding your teeth, trigeminal nerve pain, temporal arteritis (associated with scalp pain, pain in the temple, jaw pain, and vision changes on one side), dental infection, or other neurologic causes of facial pain...

... A variety of problems can cause earaches in children and adults: Middle ear infection (called acute otitis media) Swimmer’s ear (called otitis externa) Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction or jaw joint pain Eustachian tube dysfunction Inflammation of the outer ear (called chondritis) Cotton swab use Throat infection Throat cancer (rarely) What Causes Earaches in Children...

...While a clear cause is commonly unidentifiable, possible causes include: Head injury Exposure to loud noise(s) Ear damage from toxins or medication Lyme disease Air bag deployment Viral infections involving the inner ear or facial nerve (Bell's palsy) Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome There are a variety of neurologic conditions that may be associated with hyperacusis, including: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Chronic fatigue syndrome Tay-Sach’s disease (a rare, inherited disorder that destroys nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord) Some forms of epilepsy Valium dependence Migraine headaches Depression Anxiety, mood swings, with increased heart rate, sweating Hyperacusis can be seen in children with brain injuries (often with other sensory sensitivities), some autistic children, and some children with cerebral palsy...

...Medical conditions such as temporomandibular joint arthralgia (TMJ), depression, anxiety, insomnia, and muscular stress and fatigue may lead to, or exacerbate, tinnitus...

Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ) Pain
TMJ” pain is a common occurrence for many people, and it refers to pain or discomfort in the Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ)...