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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Many things: Chronic maxillary sinusitis can cause facial pain. Tooth problems can lead to chronic facial pain, clenching and grinding your teeth can lead to fatig ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Bornfeld
44 years experience Dentistry
Quite a few things..: Chronic facial pain may arise from a vast variety of issues-- a lowered connective tissue pain threshold ("myofascial pain", fibromyalgia), muscle spa ... Read More
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Dr. Kim Capehart
19 years experience Dentistry
Many reasons: Facial pain can be caused by a myriad of factors from posture to tmd to strenuous exercising to other pathology's. A thorough evaluation is needed to ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
27 years experience Neurology
Facial pain: There are various medications such as neuropathic anti-convulsants that may be extremely helpful. Newer surgical options may provide relief for trige ... Read More
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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
Jaw pain: Temporomandibular disorders, jaw pain, orofacial pain are terms which denotes chronic jaw pain problem which is not due to any dental pathology. Your ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gofeld
31 years experience Pain Management
Depends : It depends on type of pain you have. The best advice is to see a specialist ( neurologist or pain physician ).
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Not typical : Atypical facial pain is an unrecognized and unhelpful diagnosis but one which describes chronic pains that do not fit the present classification syste ... Read More
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Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Neuro disorder: It is a neurological disorder. There are no sores in the mouth. It is typically continuous pain that can feel like a tooth ache with no signs of a t ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Definition: Atypical Facial Pain (AFP, also termed atypical facial neuralgia,[1] chronic idiopathic facial pain,[2] or psychogenic facial pain),[3] is a type of c ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Definition: Pain that is located in the face. For best results, see an oral surgeon or TMD-orofacial pain doc.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus pain: Try a cool compress to decrease local membrane swelling and relieve a bit of pain. But never apply ice directly to skin. Some people prefer warm, moi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Rottman
43 years experience Dentistry
Several causes: There could be a number of possibilities. One could be a nerve dying in a tooth. Problems with the temporal mandibular joint (tmj). Inflamation of ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
Many causes : One cause of your condition could be trigeminal neuralgia.Trigeminal neuralgia is an inflammation of the trigeminal nerve causing extreme pain and mus ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
Decongestants: Other helpful remedies are saline nasal spray, drinking warm liquids such as soups. A humidifier may help, warm compresses may help.Drink plenty of li ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Lots of things...: ...Can cause facial pain, for a sinus infection to shingles (which sometimes occurs without the rash) to nerve disturbances to other kinds of infectio ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Possible: But would wonder whether source of both might involve temperomandibular joint, other dental issues, or even cervical spondylosis, with referred pain, ... Read More
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