A 19-year-old male asked:
Naproxen 500mg not helping with tmj pain/cheek swelling. what to do?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Pain Management 37 years experience
See OFP: See an orofacial pain specialist for evaluation, ct scan (not mri) and treatment. They are the experts in facial pain, headaches and tmj. You need a professional care to avoid future complications. Take care.
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Dentistry 46 years experience
Evaluation: You need a thorough history and exam with a Dr. Could be many causes and need to treat source, not symptoms.
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Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
See TMJ Expert: See a TMJ specialist. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals.
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Last updated Mar 23, 2015
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