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Why did i wake up with burning jaw pain

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Jaw pain: It sounds like either TMJ or salivary gland infection, either the parotid on the cheek or the submandibular under the jawline. TMJ more likely to be b ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Pain/sour/burning: Initial thought would be a salivary gland problem, although TMJ is a possibility. See your Dentist. Referral to an Oral Surgeon or an ENT may be in or ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Pain: You may have a jaw joint problem, or one of many other syndromes. See your Dentist.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Evaluation: Among other possible causes are Trigeminal Neuralgia, TMJ, virus, etc. Please see your Physician or Urgent Care.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Symptoms: can be caused by clenching/grinding, malocclusion, anxiety, jaw joint dysfunction, migraine, neurologic impairment, sinusitis, otitis, and so many oth ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
9 years experience Dentistry
Further testing: Needed, like x-rays or ct scan to determine if the cause is TMJ , but the direct cause of the burning and aching cheek muscle is bruxism , which can b ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Posture: Anything that places stress on the human body can cause pain. See your PCP for evaluation/treatment or referral to address your posture problems.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
31 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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
40 years experience Dentistry
Could be: To really get an answer to this you'll need an exam to evaluate your bite, muscles of mastication, joint anatomy and other imaging. Exploration of you ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
24 years experience Dentistry
Tmj: Usually those are symptomf on people thsth brux or clench teeth while sleeping. Tka some Ibuprofen and warm moist compresses on the affecred area will ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depending : Depending on the cause of the pain - joint or muscle - i tell patients that we typically will see positive results sometime in the first four weeks th ... Read More

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