A member asked:

Having jaw pain facial pain since a year and could not diagnose ct scan xray of face but no sign of sinusitis had a blood test which high ige was find?

5 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

Tmj or nose block: With sx descibed, consider clenching of jaw or middle ostia swelling leading to sinus drainage blockage.Allergist or ENT consult will help.

Answered 1/5/2019


Dr. J. Blake Perkins answered

Specializes in Dentistry

See neurologist: I would see a neurologist and have a full workup. It is possible you may have a condition called trigeminal neuralgia, which causes shooting pains in the face/jaw with no dental or facial infection/problem to blame.

Answered 3/12/2020



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