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What are some good home-care methods to relieve jaw tension, tenderness and stiffness caused by TMJ disorder?

What are some good home-care methods to relieve jaw tension, tenderness and stiffness caused by TMJ disorder?

Home TMJ therapy: Eating habit changes (soft diet). Relaxation exercises to reduce pain inducing stress. Conscious diaphragmatic breathing. Jaw stretching exercises for TMJ. See OFP specialist for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Having chest, jaw, arm, and shoulder pains the last 5 days and they're tender when pressure is applied. What could be the possible cause?

Having chest, jaw, arm, and shoulder pains the last 5 days and they're tender when pressure is applied. What could be the possible cause?

Possible cause: The possible cause could be anything until you see a doctor about this. If you can see a doctor soon that's OK. If not, have someone take you today to the nearest Emergency facility. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with a sore neck on the left side. Rubbed it and found an almond sized tender lump under my earlobe at the angle of my jaw.

I woke up this morning with a sore neck on the left side. Rubbed it and found an almond sized tender lump under my earlobe at the angle of my jaw.

Neck mass : In this area of your neck, this could be a sebaceous cyst in the superficial skin of the neck, a lymph node, or a parotid gland mass. I do advise you see an otolaryngologist to evaluate this. ...Read more

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Can toothache cause extreme aching pain in head, temple and jaw lasting for about 5 min then going just leaving tender teeth? I do clench as well.

Can toothache cause extreme aching pain in head, temple and jaw lasting for about 5 min then going just leaving tender teeth? I do clench as well.

Yes, it can: Please see a dentist to have that tooth examined and treated. Very soon, the pain will become continuous, and eventually unbearable. And while you are at the office, have the dentist check you for bruxism and see if a night guard might benefit you. ...Read more

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Dx tmj. I have jaw tenderness, ear discomfort but can't figure out why my tongue hurts. There r no sores or swelling. Can TMJ cause the tongue pain?

Dx tmj. I have jaw tenderness, ear discomfort but can't figure out why my tongue hurts. There r no sores or swelling. Can TMJ cause the tongue pain?

Yes: The nerve to the tongue passes just in front of ear. If you have chronic inflammation in the joint tongue may be sore. But can also be from other causes. Have you asked your Dentist to take a look? Have you asked for an Orthodontic Consultation to asses occlusion and function? ...Read more

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Could injury to jaw and neck cause a swollen lymph node on the side it occurred? Like being punched, I have a bruise on my neck and jaw also. Tender

Could injury to jaw and neck cause a swollen lymph node on the side it occurred? Like being punched, I have a bruise on my neck and jaw also. Tender

How did it happen?: What you described sounds like physical abuse. If any one hit you, it is imperative that you report it to police and get out of any contact with that person. What you think is a swollen lymph node may be bleeding into the tissue. If you do not wish to talk to police, talk to your clergy, your parents or an other adult that you have rapport with. Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Under right jaw I have lump. When I look to the right downward, and turn head upright I feel lightheaded,dizzy.lymph under arm and neck tender, causes?

Under right jaw I have lump. When I look to the right downward, and turn head upright I feel lightheaded,dizzy.lymph under arm and neck tender, causes?

Lump a concern: I suspect the lump and the dizziness are unrelated. The combined movements of your head which you describe might make anybody dizzy by slightly compromising the blood flow in your neck. This is not particularly concerning. However, lumps need attention and if it persists for a week or so, along with the tenderness, see your doctor for evaluation, especially if it seems to be enlarging. Good wishes ...Read more

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I've had pain on the right side of my neck just below my jaw, hurts to swallow, tender to touch, causes headaches, stiff neck, no fever, any ideas?

Possible infection: It is impossible to tell for sure, but you might want to check with a dentist to rule out any type of infection or change in the bone in that area. You also have salivary glands in that area and you want to rule out any type of infection. ...Read more

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What are possible causes for a one sided large, soft, non tender swelling palpable under the jaw or in the back of the throat? No fever, rash, lesion

What are possible causes for a one sided  large, soft, non tender swelling palpable under the jaw or in the back of the throat? No fever, rash, lesion

Not tumor: In addition to dr. Zapanta's explanations, would comment that tumors are hard, not soft (lymphoma typically ruber-hard, carcinoma just hard). Inflammation secondary to infection may be the most common cause if its tender... ...Read more

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The lymph node on the right hand side next under jaw is swollen & tender. I have no sore throat or cold. What could cause this?

The lymph node on the right hand side next under jaw is swollen & tender. I have no sore throat or cold. What could cause this?

Lymph node jaw area: This may or may not be a lymph node. eg the salivary glands can plug up and swell to cause a lump in that area. In any case you need to see your doctor to find out if you have a problem or not. ...Read more

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What can cause one sided moderate ear pain, eye pain, facial pain, throat pain and tenderness beneath the jaw and ear? It's one-sided only.

What can cause one sided moderate ear pain, eye pain, facial pain, throat pain and tenderness beneath the jaw and ear? It's one-sided only.

Many possibilities: It could be anything from a muscle strain to a tumor... Unfortunately without more information i would be guessing. I would suggest seeing a facial pain specialist, usually a dentist, or an ENT physician for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can sinusitis cause a sore bottom jaw?

Can sinusitis cause a sore bottom jaw?

Not really: lower jaw or dental pain would be unusual for sinusitis. Upper jaw pain however may be a symptom of sinusitis. ...Read more

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What can cause sore glands under the jaw?

Many things: Many things including strep throat, mono, lymphoma, infected teeth. More history needed. See your MD ASAP. ...Read more

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What cause your glands in your neck and jaw to swell and be sore? Also been having headaches for the last few days.

What cause your glands in your neck and jaw to swell and be sore? Also been having headaches for the last few days.

Glands: Your neck glands can be swollen from a viral infection, sinus infection, teeth problem, etc. If your symptoms persist for more than 72 hours see your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Can swollen glands cause a sore jaw?

Can swollen glands cause a sore jaw?

Yes.: Whether lymph nodes or other glands that are swollen - this can cause pain. ...Read more

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Could leukoplakia cause sore spots on the gums on my lower jaw?

Could leukoplakia cause sore spots on the gums on my lower jaw?

Yes: Leukoplakia can be accompanied by ulcers or other more serious problems such as oral cancer. Best to have this evaluated in person. ...Read more

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My jaw is sore after using a mouth guard for rugby. What is the cause?

My jaw is sore after using a mouth guard for rugby. What is the cause?

Many possibilities: Traumatc blow to face, generic rather than custom mouth guard, fracture, ligament strain, clenching, joint compression, etc. in other words, see your Dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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