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Griffin, GA
A 34-year-old male asked about a 25-year-old female:

If you have tmj can you disclocted your jaw if you throw up? i cant open my mouth very wide and when i get nausea cause im scared to throw up.

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
2 exams: You need to see a dentist, preferably one who treats joint dysfunction. Sounds like you have a disc out of position. Y0ou also need to see a physician to find out why you have been throwing up. Not good for your throat/esophagus, and dreadful for your teeth.
Last updated Jul 10, 2020

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