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can anxiety cause jaw pain

A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No: Jaw pain can be caused from misalignment of the jaw structures or tooth abscesses. Get a Dental and an Orthodontic evaluation.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Bruxism: Anxiety can cause clenching and grinding of the teeth (bruxism) which can cause jaw pain. Try to get the anxiety controlled. If jaw pain continues, se ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Obviously, yes: Stress and anxiety can have an unusual effect on your body, including your jaw pain and teeth pain.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Grant Brenner
24 years experience Psychiatry
Unconscious factors: If it is really anxiety, then it could be outside of your full awareness. Doctor sometimes call this a "somatic" symptom, psychogenic, or stress-relat ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
Absolutely: This is very common. Now that the cardiologist has found your heart to be fine, it's time to address your anxiety issues. You can be helped with a c ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Stress: Stress and anxiety can cause chest pain. Please deal with your stress levels and you can feel much better. Your primary care doctor or cardiologist c ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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Get to the ER: It is imperative that you get to the ER to rule out a heart episode.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
Yes: given your age and assuming no risk factors (diabetes, HTN, smoking, birth control pills) and a normal echocardiogram - it is probably related to your ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: Emotional stress and anxiety can make any and all pains feel worse. That's one of the characteristics of pain... how one feels or perceives pain is in ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See Your Dentist: At the age of 22 with enlarged lymph nodes, one possibility could be a dental problem. A clinical evaluation with diagnostic x-rays by your dentist ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Bruxism: If you are anxious, you may be grinding or clenching your teeth, either during the day or while you are asleep. This can result in jaw pain. have your ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Howell
Specializes in Dentistry
Dental Issue: Certain muscle relaxants or anti-anxiety may help your condition but you may need a professionally made splint. My best recommendation is to see your ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need to see your phy: Suggest you see your physician for this issue. It can be caused by many factors. This may be due to anxiety but also can be due to a underlying medica ... Read More

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