A 29-year-old female asked:
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jaw had sore spot that hurts when pressed. lower left jaw. no mouth/tooth pain. caused one sided headache this am. should i see my doctor?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: Any pain, bleeding, or swelling should be investigated. See your Physician AND your Dentist. Jaw pain could bo of medical or dental origin. See both.
Answered on Oct 15, 2015
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See DDS for TMJ: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. TMJ syndrome may cause ear pain, headache and jaw pain. See TMJ dentist for a consultation, diagnosis and treatment options.
Answered on Mar 10, 2018
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral surgeon: Could be TMJ or other problems. Best solution is to see an oral surgeon for evaluation.
Answered on Oct 15, 2015
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Pain: See a dentist or oral surgeon to validate your pain. This may be a TmJ problem, unerupted wisdom tooth, or other problem that dentist are best able to diagnose and treat.
Answered on Oct 17, 2015
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