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Aching pain in my upper jaw, only one side, could it be wisdom tooth?

Aching pain in my upper jaw, only one side, could it be wisdom tooth?

Maybe: If you have one. May also be a cavity on any of the teeth in that quadrant, can also be sinusitis. See your local dentist for an exam. ...Read more

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What causes Pain in chin, & between chin & neck? Dull ache. Some jaw pain, upper and lower.Pcp says not cardiac.

What causes Pain in chin,  & between chin & neck? Dull ache. Some jaw pain, upper and lower.Pcp says not cardiac.

Vague: Hard to say without a thorough history of your issues and an exam. Could be a variety of causes- pinched nerve, infection, pulled or strained muscle/muscles ...Read more

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What causes pain in the area between the chin and neck? Just a dull ache, as if someone is pressing there.Some lower jaw pain & upper jaw pressure.

What causes pain in the area between the chin and neck? Just a dull ache, as if someone is pressing there.Some lower jaw pain & upper jaw pressure.

Pain: IN some cases it can be a dental nerve pain from a cavity or from teeth clenching or bite changes. Start by seeing your dentist, but if normal then see an ENT. For now a soft diet, warm compresses and ibuprofen may help ...Read more

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Woke with r upper jaw sore, neck tender, feels out of place, can't chew...Teeth ok. This was on l with ludwigs angina. Feels bruised?

Woke with r upper jaw sore, neck tender, feels out of place, can't chew...Teeth ok. This was on l with ludwigs angina. Feels bruised?

Possible TMJ: But so difficult to diagnose with no other info. You say your teeth are 'ok', but how do you know? Has a dentist recently examined you with radiographs? Either way give a local dentist a call for a consult. If you feel your tongue swelling (possible mandibular dental infection) go immediately to the er.. Ludwigs angina can close off your airway. ...Read more

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Is it possible for anxiety to cause sore upper jaw inside mouth and tongue pain? I don't grind teeth but having marital problems. Hubbythreatsmylife.

Is it possible for anxiety to cause sore upper jaw inside mouth and tongue pain? I don't grind teeth but having marital problems. Hubbythreatsmylife.

Seek safe place: If your husband is threatening your life, please go to the hospital ER or safe place. If you can not leave the house, call 911. ...Read more

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Sore lump on right shoulder, sending extreme paint to upper jaw, ear, noise and eye. Started as just knots under the skin now it's a noticeable lump.

Sore lump on right shoulder, sending extreme paint to upper jaw, ear, noise and eye. Started as just knots under the skin now it's a noticeable lump.

Need evaluation: This needs to be evaluated by a doctor ASAP. List of possible causes to numerous to list here. Please have this evaluated ASAP. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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I noticed my mom's upper jaw just behind the left ear is inflamed. She has head ache & couldn't raise left arm. No fever. Can swallow normally.?

I noticed my mom's upper jaw just behind the left ear is inflamed. She has head ache & couldn't raise left arm. No fever. Can swallow normally.?

Ear inflammation: The most common causes of redness and inflammation behind the ear are: skin infection, cysts (infected or inflamed), or infected lymph notes. There is no obvious way to relate this directly to your mother's complaint of inability to raise her left arm. If she truly is unable to lift her arm, then she should see a doctor to make sure she is not having a stroke. ...Read more

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What can cause jaw aches?

What can cause jaw aches?

Combination: Your pain may be due to a combination of problems, such as arthritis or jaw injury, tooth abscess or muscle pain. See you dentist for consultation. ...Read more

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How is upper jaw pain related to sinusitis?

How is upper jaw pain related to sinusitis?

Yes: The roots of your upper molars are in close proximity to the maxillary sinus. Sinusitis can mimic upper tooth pain and vice versa. Get an examination from your local otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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