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I have a sharp pain at the far end if my mouth it feels like i am teething but no sign of any growth it has caused stiffness and pain when opening jaw?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Needs an exam: Very possible you have a wisdom tooth that is trying to erupt. To know for sure, please visit a local dentist for a consultation.

Answered 4/1/2019

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Dr. Arnold Malerman answered

Specializes in Orthodontics

Sharp pain: Lots of possibilities including, but not limited to, eruption attempt by an impacted wisdom tooth, TMJ, damage to 12 year molar by an impacted wisdom tooth, decay/abscess in a bc k tooth, gum disease, neurologic impairment, neoplasm, etc. Please see your Dentist for examination, possible imaging, possible lab tests, to determine cause and appropriate treatment.

Answered 4/3/2019

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