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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Jaw pain: Hello, i would first think of tmj. The jaw joint may become inflamed and benefit from otc ibuprophen. I usually have patients use this as directed for ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably: If you have a significant TMJ problem, then surrounding muscle spasm in common. Seek evaluation by a TMJ expert.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Black
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Evaluation: Professional evaluation and possible CT necessary to properly evaluate
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Advil (ibuprofen): When we give a lower injection, we go through 2 muscles that can become sore, especially if there is movement in the lower jaw during the injection. T ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
TMJ dysfunction: The muscles and ligaments that cause your jaw to move are not working smoothly. If you chew gum stop. Eat softer foods next 2-3 weeks. Apply moist he ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
Possibly: Your symptoms are not inconsistent with TMJ. Ask your dentist for a referral to a qualified TMJ dentist.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Tmj: Yes its entirely possible ththat one sided headaches can be caused bt tmj.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
We can't diagnose: the cause of your pressure. This would require a medical history & physical examination at minimum. Once the cause is determined - a treatment pl ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Birnbach
48 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
TMJ: Tmj can be attributed to a multitude of symptoms. Muscle spasms can cause constriction of nerves which can cause pain in areas remote from the joints ... Read More
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