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74 Possible Causes for Jaw Stiffness, Tenderness of the Scalp

  • Temporal Arteritis

    He has a moderate headache and some mild tenderness along his scalp arteries. His ESR is 110 and his CRP is 150.[] Jaw pain Tongue pain Shoulder and hip pain Pain and stiffness in the neck Muscle aches Flu-like symptoms Excessive sweating General ill feeling Loss of appetite Sensitive[] Other symptoms may include: Fatigue Fever Jaw pain that may become worse after chewing Tenderness at the scalp or temples Vision problems, such as double vision, blurry vision[]

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

    […] palpation, sensitivity over the scalp, blurred vision, double vision, and diplopia.[] […] the mouth; jaw stiffness; locking of the jaw and others.[] tenderness, absence of temporal artery pulse Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, temporal artery biopsy Corticosteroids Migraine headache Temporal region, behind the eye, cutaneous[]

  • Temporomandibular Joint Subluxation

    tenderness, absence of temporal artery pulse Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, temporal artery biopsy Corticosteroids Migraine headache Temporal region, behind the eye, cutaneous[] After a few weeks, some of the elastics are removed to allow motion and reduce joint stiffness. If the jaw is wired, you can only drink liquids or eat very soft foods.[] For people with TMJ dysfunction, problems with the joint and muscles around it may cause Pain that travels through the face, jaw, or neck Stiff jaw muscles Limited movement[]

  • Cervico-Occipital Neuralgia

    Scalp tenderness. Pain when moving the neck.[] TMJ Syndrome Instability of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) can lead to a clicking jaw, face and neck pain (especially while eating or talking), a stiff mouth, and muscle[] Some migraines or cluster headaches Spondylosis of the cervical facet joints A tender or painful scalp, which may be a sign of an inflamed nerve The Occipital Nerve Block[]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    GCA patients may complain of fatigue, headache, and tenderness of the scalp. There is often particular pain around the temporal and occipital arteries.[] Eventually, I developed a terrible headache and my jaw became very stiff. I knew at once this was giant cell arteritis.[] Symptoms include: severe headache blurred or double vision pain in the side of your jaw or face when chewing temples are tender to touch scalp tenderness.[]

  • Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva

    The examination of the musculo skeletal system revealed multiple, bony-hard, non tender and immobile swellings scattered over occipital area of scalp, neck and back (Fig.[] […] for heterotopic masses and manipulations of stiff joints to prevent disease progression. [2], [3], [4] These patients have a median life span of 40 years and usually die[] ., may flare up the disease. [3] Hence, one should avoid deep intramuscular (IM) injections, injections into jaws for dental procedures, invasive biopsy, excision procedures[]

  • Non-Cranial Giant Cell Arteritis

    […] of the scalp, cough, throat pain, tongue pain, and weight loss.[] She has also been suffering from pain in the hips and stiffness, which she blamed on osteoarthritis. What should Theodora’s doctor ask and do?[] It occurs in up to 20% of patients. 4,5 Other symptoms and complications from cranial arteritis include tenderness of the scalp and temporal areas, claudication of the tongue[]

  • Giant Cell Aortic Arteritis

    The scalp may be tender in these reddened areas, and the temporal arteries may appear twisted and knotted under the scalp. Some people may also have trouble chewing.[] […] pain Sudden, permanent loss of vision in one eye Pain and stiffness in the neck, shoulders or hips are common symptoms of a related disorder, polymyalgia rheumatica.[] The most common symptoms of GCA include persistent, throbbing headaches, tenderness of the temples and scalp, jaw pain, fever, joint pain, and vision problems.[]

  • Tension Headache

    […] on your scalp, neck and shoulders Sometimes, loss of appetite Tension headaches are considered chronic if they occur 15 or more days a month for at least three months.[] The neck is often stiff or tender in association with cluster headaches afterwards, and jaw and teeth pain are sometimes reported.[] These include: stress sleep problems sinus and allergy problems stiff or sore muscles, which can be brought on by jaw clenching or poor posture depression anxiety hormonal[]

  • Tonsillitis

    Some children develop a kerion, which is a boggy (soft), tender swelling of the scalp that can drain pus.[] A stiff jaw, difficulty opening the mouth, and pain referred to the ear may be present in varying severity.[] […] symptoms that include: a very sore throat difficulty swallowing or painful swallowing a scratchy-sounding voice bad breath fever chills earaches stomachaches headaches a stiff[]

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