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i hear a creaking sound in my left jaw whenever i open wide

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
26 years experience Family Medicine
Joint: It is the temporal mandibular joint that can get inflamed or tight from biting down too hard on food or grinding your teeth at night that places it ou ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Temporomandibular: The temporal mandibular joint (TMJ) is located just in front of the ear and when there is irregular movement of this joint the jaw bone, one of bones ... Read More
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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Joint noise: Benign joint noise from cervical vertebrae. Make sure to check your vitamin D, calcium, magnesium when you get your next labs from the doctor. These ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
TMJ problem: Tempero Mandibular Joint problem would cause such symptoms, don't try to force your jaw wide open for now, you need to see your dentist asap, good lu ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Rest, ice: Sounds like you have developed a problem in the temporomandibular joint. Try resting it as much as possible, ice and some anti-inflammatory medicaton ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
TMJ: It sounds like you may have inflammation in the area of your left Jaw. Most commonly this can be caused by grinding your jaw or clenching your teeth a ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Ear: Could be wax in the ear, a eustachian tube issue or problems with your jaw. Sometimes occurs when you have an allergy or a cold. See an ENT and have i ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
TMJ: It sounds like 'classic' TMJ, but a severe case. I recommend an ENT visit to examine the jaw for TMJ and also your ears and hearing to see if it's al ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Sr
43 years experience Addiction Medicine
TMJ: It could be TMJ, do you grind your teeth or have any jaw pain?
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Yes, TMD\TMJ: Your symptoms sugggest tmd (temporomandibular joint dysfunction) commonly referred to as tmj. The disc in your jaw joint(s) get trapped and make that ... Read More

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