A 24-year-old female asked:
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took a bite of food and my right ear and jaw had instant pain. ear and jaw hurts and my neck what is it? to painful to eat

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Call your Dentist: Could be referred pain from a fractured tooth, TMJ, or other cause.
Answered on Nov 13, 2015
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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
X-ray first: Have the dentist evaluate for any fractured or decayed teeth first, which may be the most likely cause. Otherwise, the dentist can check for TMJ or refer you to the appropriate MD.
Answered on Nov 13, 2015
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
TMJ Syndrome: is pain in the jaw joint that can be caused by trauma due to biting on a hard food or object. Common symptoms include: jaw pain, ear pain, headache, difficulty to open your mouth and trouble chewing. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment.
Answered on Nov 13, 2015
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