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Pain in jaw and neck

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Media Najafi
Dentistry 22 years experience
It is a system: Tmj is the name of the joint and tmd is the disorder in that joint. It is a very integrated system involving the joint, muscles, jaw bones, and cartil... Read More
Dr. Kim Capehart
Dentistry 20 years experience
TMD : Temporomandibular joint disorder is where people can experience severe pain and discomfort that can be temporary or last for many years. One can have ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 45 years experience
Symptoms can fool ya: When i explain tmj/tmd to my patients, i tell them that everyone has TMJ (unless some type of mutation, cancer or accident.) TMJ is the anatomy of th... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Wright
Dentistry 33 years experience
Physician & dentist: Start with your physician to make sure you are healthy. Next go to your dentist. Check for tmj. Then a possible chiropractor and or massage therapist.... Read More
Dr. James Courey
Specializes in Prosthodontics
No easy answer: A good first place to start is the office of a prosthodontist--they are able to evaluate your jaw fuction, salivary glands and review your medical his... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes possible: This is possible but not likely. Do see a clinician who can take a look and give you a thorough assessment. Hope that helps.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: Ear wax retention does not cause a bacterial infection.It can cause discomfort, and there are many OTC products that can be used to dissolve the retai... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Certo
Dentistry 29 years experience
See your Dentist: You need to see a dentist or oral surgeon immediately. Without radiographs and a physical exam, it is impossible to say what is causing this pain. Yo... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Possible: vestibulitis, inner ear infection, positional vetigo, neurological illness or circulatory issues: cannot be diagnosed here. Please see your PCP or a n... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Pain Management 11 years experience
Pain management: Your complaint is possibly due to either chronic headaches or temporomandibular disorders. Try warm compresses over the jaws and temples along with se... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
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?tetanus: It's unlikely that the pin prick months ago would cause the current issue. Sounds like you should be examined due to the severity of the pain. Alterna... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Carotid dissection.: This may very well be a normal occurrence, but I'm assuming you've been back to your Vascular surgeon for regular evaluations and Doppler studies. If... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
TMJ TMD: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful trea... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
Dentistry 43 years experience
Playing it safe: Wisdom teeth pain in jaw and neck are with the norm, but chest pain is not! It seems that the hospital you are at is bring thorough as any oral infect... Read More

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