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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: One's doctor can evaluate to see why nodes are enlarged. Usually, a person who gets enlarged lymph nodes from an infection in her throat, head, or nec ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Winick
32 years experience in Dentistry
Many things: Heart attack, impacted wisdom tooth, TMJ dysfunction, ear infection, muscle spasm, deep cavity in a tooth or into the nerve, poor sleeping position, y ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Should not!: The worst thing you could do is get tracked into surgery. Mechanical issues shiiould be addressed. The most common forms of arthitis that affect the T ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Multiple causes: From a dental standpoint, it could be coming from a problem with your teeth, your gums, grinding, clenching, and an infection to name but a few. Have ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Sunwoo
14 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Chips and Jaw Pain: Chewing vigorously and repeatedly on hard objects can lead to injury locally within your mouth, but also can traumatize your TMJ apparatus. Moderatio ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Jenkins
Specializes in Dentistry
Lymph nodes: Usually a dentist is looking for any swollen lymph nodes which can be an indication for infection or presence of cancer. The palpating of these nodes ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Rottman
43 years experience in Dentistry
Have evaluated: The first step would be to see a dentist to find out what the cause is for the TMJ pain. You may get some relief from taking ibuprophen and using a w ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
More info needed....: Pain when biting, pain with hot or cold? Prior root canals? Sinus problems? Bruxism? As you can see, many factors go into the answer to your problem. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Perhaps: Have you discussed this with your current dentist? Ask him\her to evaluate the cause of you symptoms. If your current dentist is not skilled and exp ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Jaw pain.: It is unlikely from the drugs. Are you also on a biphophonate? Tb can sometimes get into the bone. Tell your docs to check this. It is probably a coni ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Cause must be found: You cannot treat a problem without knowing what to treat. See your pcp or dentist for ideas on what may be causing your pain. Neuralgia, tmj, vascul ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
C an oral surgeon: Tmj could very well b the cause.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
ER: If you are having difficulty breathing due to airway obstruction, you need to see a physician immediately before this condition becomes life threateni ... Read More
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