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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Don't see how: Although the same degenerative processes (arthritis) that lead to cervical degeneration can also affect the temporomandibular joint itself and cause e ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No...: It will be a separate issue........The disease for which you are taking Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine)...may cause it.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Linear Correlation: between Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease and TMJ well documented. The result of changes in the C2-C5 can cause pain in the cervical area and refer p ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Weiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
Complicated question: Your situation is very complex and it may not be able to be addressed by a single medication. However, a "serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor" ... Read More
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Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: There is no single medication which will provide significant relief for all of these disorders; you should see your pcp for this complex dilemma. A g ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No single answer: You have multiple problems crossing several medical dental specialties. Neurologist, neurosurgeon, rheumatologist, TMJ specialist. Team approach neede ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not likely: They are two seperate areas and two separate conditions. It is more likely that if you injured your neck, you may have also injured your TMJ joint at ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Medrol: Cortisone will reduce inflammation/pain for as long as you take it . Does not cure, it masks symptoms. Will help with pain everywhere, its doesn't hav ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
Possibly: Your symptoms are not inconsistent with TMJ. Ask your dentist for a referral to a qualified TMJ dentist.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If you have : Severe clinching it can exacerbate neck problems. Medically, Clonazepam at night can help decrease this reflex, it's also known as bruxism and should ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Kirk
35 years experience Dentistry
Possible: Need further tmd evaluation. Possible secondary relationship.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Neuritis : Lack of sensation is probably due to inflammation or irritation of the cutaneous nerve supplying that area of the forehead and of no consequence. G Lu ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
TMJ: Not enough room to do a course on temporomandibular joint dysfunction here. Causes may include ligament laxness, shallow boney architecture, parafunc ... Read More

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