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my jaw hurts on the left side

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience General Practice
Soreness: Probably soreness from the tooth extraction. Taking a tooth out causes some trauma to the area. I suspect that all of this will clear up completely ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle strain.: Hard to say on-line but you may have strained your sternocleidomastoid muscle. The muscle turns your head.The one on the left turns your head to the r ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
24 years experience Dentistry
Get checked: Jaw pain can have numerous causes, from a bad tooth to injury to cancer to clenching/grinding to heart attack, and numerous others. Since the most li ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Jaw pain: what starts the pain? Does chewing food ale it worse? Any swelling? See a dentist about this to find out what is causing your pain. This may be a T ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
8 years experience General Practice
Tooth grinding: See your dentist or primary doctor- you may be grinding your teeth at night. The grinding motion may cause jaw muscle soreness, or irritate the jaw jo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yasmin Pirani
16 years experience Family Medicine
TMJ: The best thing to do is to get assessed by a TMJ dentist/doctor/ They might be able to make small changes or offer a retainer to help.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Sharber
37 years experience Dentistry
Probably clenching: most probable cause is clenching or gritting your teeth while you sleep. Try sleeping on your back or a different position and try to remove all dist ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Heavy thing: Please see your Dentist or your Physician to begin the diagnostic process. Once a diagnosis has been established the proper treatment regimen can comm ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not related: Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. See your PCP for headache evaluation, tests ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Joint: You need to be examined to determine reason for joint dysfunction. You may have a displaced disc. Start with your Dentist.

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