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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
Dental visit: Start with a dental visit and xrays to eliminate wisdom teeth problems, then to ENT if no results.

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A female asked:
Dr. Kirk Yen
Dr. Kirk Yen answered
38 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Have it evaluated : There are many causes for the pain. It can be related to your teeth, mostly your wisdom teeth. Other teeth, usually the back teeth, can cause the sam ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adriaan francois Van wyk
Specializes in General Practice
Jaw pain: 30 year old male with pain in his jaw/ear. It is probably a referred pain and may be because of a tooth abscess or temperomandibular joint dysfunction ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear pain: Most likely TMJ. Stay on soft foods for 3-5 days, no gum chewing, hard candies, grinding. take ibuprofen. May need night guard made by dentist.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need to be seen: By your doctor/ENT, possible sinusitis, sudafed alone won't help, good history and exam are needed, best wishes
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Ear/jaw joint/teeth: I don't believe what i call the inner ear has any pain fibers; but the middle ear & ear drum is wired to the same nerves that supply the jaw & teeth. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
43 years experience Dentistry
TMJ: It sounds like your tmj. It. Could mean that the joint has a dislocated disk, a rough fossa, or the joint could be arthritic (very unlikely). Any ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear pain: Part of what you are describing sounds like your husband could be suffering with temporomandibular joint pain dysfunction, also known as TMD. This co ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Etienne Paul Van Heerden
Specializes in
Otits externa: Your husband needs to see his GP urgently to confirm the diagnosis and receive treatment. It can develop into perichondritis which is a serious compli ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
It could just be in: Your mind - psychosomatic illness? Get a second opinion for peace of mind !

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