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Today my jaw made a loud poping sound accompanied by pain in jaw when i opened my mouth what could have caused this

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Dislocated: You have may dislocated your jaw if the pain has not gone away. The jaw a joint where 1 of the bones may pop out of place. It may pop back in itself w ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Jaw pain: This sounds like some type of TMJ. I would seek care from your dentist.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
What treatment?: Please repost with more specifics.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, it can: Myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is one of the most common causes of persistent pain in the head, face and neck regions. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
TMD: Avoid eating hard foods; apply moist heat to outside of face just in front of ears; if you can take some Aleve or Ibuprofen; try to reduce stress in y ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
30 years experience Pain Management
Repeat MRI: What you are describing are not usual complaints. The MRI (of the brain) should be repeated with either contrast or special sequecing and compared wit ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Leaderman
48 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Tmj will cause popping sounds and a deviation of the jaw upon opening and closing. Check with your dentist you will most likely need a bite guard. No ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
TMJ: Joint disc popping in or out of position. If it happens again, see your Dentist.
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