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I Was Eating And Suddenly My Right Jaw Started Hurting
Just the last 2 days when I eat my jaw and cheeks hurt! But mostly my cheeks hurt while eating! What's wrong with me?
I have a question today I was eating lunch and my left side of my jaw popped really bad and now it hurts what do I do?
See a Dentist:
The popping is a sign of Temporomandibular Joint Disfunction (TMD). Since you're having pain, see your dentist to get some treatment. If you have further questions, schedule an inbox consult with me at:
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Two months ago I hurt my right side jaw eating and it became very painful eating for days, today the pain is milder but its still uncomfortable?
Hello, my jaw hurts very badly when I chew, it gradually gets worse as I eat until I have to stop eating for a bit, any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you!
Tmj: See your dentist and be checked out. ...Read more
I got hit in the jaw by a phone. Since then it has been constantly aching not a problem when eating but hurts when pressed. What could I have done?
Bruise/Hematoma?: If the area is discolored you could have a bruise or a possible hematoma. If the pain persists or increases in intensity, you may want to see your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
Son fell off scooter & hit L side face hard path few days ago- was ok tho. Now swollen on L, no bruise/cut & hurts BOTH sides of jaw esp when eating?
Evaluation: He should be see his doctor to be evaluated and have Xray to be sure no fracture then he be treated. ...Read more
When I start eating it feels like there is a needle under the side of my tongue and I have painful lump under my jaw where the pain inside hurts.
Abnormal: Abnormal findings. See an oral surgeon ASAP for exam. ...Read more
Pain only in left jaw near ear, when eating drinking coughing opening mouth it hurts. Been like that for over a month. What could it be?
Jaw pain: Hello, I would first think of tmj. The jaw joint may become inflamed and benefit from otc ibuprophen. I usually have patients use this as directed for 10 days. Also avoid repetitive jaw motion like gum chewing. See your doctor for confirmation. Physical therapy and possibly a dental splint while sleeping may help. ...Read more
Is working on facial muscles with physiotherapy vibrating massager side-effective? Jaw hurts with a punch I took recently, hard to open while eating.
Best to be seen by: A dentist or oral surgeon for exam and x-rays to rule out any jaw fractures. If all normal they can prescribe exercises and palliative treatment options or refer you for pt. Best to be seen sooner rather than later. Hope this helps and thanks for the question. ...Read more
Pain in jaw TMJ one side, hurts and is hard to fully bite down. Triggered by grinding teeth and eating hard things. Better with rest. Should I see Dr?
See specialist: See an Orthodontist. You may have tooth-malposition induced joint dyscrasia. ...Read more
Why do my jaws ache with a pulsing feeling sometimes after eating/drinking? It doesn't hurt but it creates a pulsing feeling around my jaw and cheeks.
Probably referred se: This most likely represents a swallowing sensation from the neck signaling the brain. But the brain is not able to precisely interpret the information and since the throat, upper neck and jaw are related the same in development, then the signal is referred to the jaw. ...Read more
44F Right lower jaw pain, hurts when touched. Back molars on same side hurt when eating something hard, right temple also hurts at times &ear pain?
Could be...: Could bee infected tooth/teeth, infected gums, TMJ, split (fractured) tooth, or one of hundreds of other problems. Can't diagnose without examination/X-rays and other tests. Please put down the computer, pick up the phone, and call your Dentist for an emergency appointment ASAP before your chronic problem becomes an acute problem. ...Read more
Pain in neck just below jaw a little on left × 2 days. Hurts more when bending over or after eating. Taking 1000mg naproxen twice daily helps a little.
TMJ/TMD: The most common musculoskeletal disorder causing orofacial pain is a temporomandibular disorder. Noises from the TMJs are a symptom of dysfunction of these joints. See an orofacial pain practitioner for diagnosis and treatment if needed. ...Read more
Inside of ear hurts when move tongue around after eating (when clearing teeth of food) + sometimes during. Jaw and teeth do not hurt. What can I do?
TMJ or Ear: If this is a dental-related problem, it could be an acute episode of tempro-mandibular joint dysfunction exacerbated by chewing. When you move your tongue, you probably move the TMJ on that side. It could also be an ear infection. Take your pick of doctors to see: a dentist, an ear specialist (otolarygologist) or even a generl practice physician. ...Read more
Experiencing jaw pain and severe ear pain after eating for 4 months the pain starts in my teeth as I'm eating it hurts to bite down on food for a coup?
Jaw Pain: Either you suffer from TMJ/TMD and you can read more about it at: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/tmj/home/ovc-20209398 or you are getting referred pain from a specific tooth or dental problem (or both). In any case if you want help please see a dentist who can examine you and determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more
My lower jaw (tmj) started to hurt a lot today. Is this something I should be worried about? Started tuesday night, and into wednesday. I either age some bad food, or had the stomach flu. Spent most of wednesday drinking water and broth, eating only a
Lower jaw: If you were vomiting you may have strained the muscles, attachments and disks in the area. Time should help and you may want to ask your doctor about taking some anti-inflammatory medications while you are allowing the area to heal up. ...Read more
Pain on right side of my Adams apple for about 14 days, hurts very bad to swallow, have a hard time eating food or drinking but managed to do it. Started as a tickle in my throat and cough also had been in right Jaw. I always feel like I have to clear m
Cough: Need to see a dr as you may have a diverticula that is causing bathe problem. ...Read more
TMJ: This sounds like a problem with your TMJ joint (the jaw hinge joint). Most likely inflammation that can be caused by multiple things such as grinding your teeth at night. Ask someone if you do! I tell patients to try a soft diet, nsaids, and a warm compress when the pain is bothersome. If it continues consider, seeing a dentist that is comfortable treating TMJ disorder. ...Read more
See your doctor: If your symptoms are that severe, you need to have your doctor examine you in person immedisately. ...Read more
It could: Suggest you see an oral surgeon to determine cause and recover the desired relationship of the jaws. ...Read more
Options: Provided you have no allergies, basically any foods that do not require a lot of chewing can be consumed. Scrambled eggs, mashed potatoes, soft pasta, rice, grits, etc. Are some foods you can start out with. ...Read more
Vague but: Vague as far as duration, severity, frequency and if the pain radiates. Sounds like a tmj/tmd problem, but you need a thorough exam and history and I would start with your dentist. ...Read more
Ice it for starters: U may want to see a specialist to make sure nothing else is wrong.... ...Read more
I am having horrible pain in the left side of my jaw. It hurts when I open it, when I bite down, and when I chew I am 19
I suggest you make an appointment with your dentist for an evaluation. It could be your wisdom teeth that are erupting and rubbing against your cheek, causing an ulceration.
You can also be biting your cheek because of the wisdom teeth. Can't say for sure, sight unseen, over the internet. ...Read more
Right side of jaw painful and can't open very wide and also clicks a lot hurts more in winter keep getting worse every year?
TMD: 30's female w. chronic progressive unilateral jaw limitation motion, pain, "clicking" & chronic "stomach pain, nauseousness & weakness". Temporomandibular Disorder aka TMJ likely. "Worse winter" as coolness promotes more intense masseter muscle spasm; operant in TMD. Beware of etiologic chronic head/neck turn/tilt. Entire symptom constellation suggests Hypermobiliy Syndrome and/or Fibromyalgia. ...Read more
When I bite down on any food my left side of my jaw really now and it really hurts, I have a slight over bite, could this be causing it?
Unlikely: If you have had an overbite your entire life and you pain just started, your overbite is probably not the cause. I would recommend seeing your dentist as you may have a cavity, cracked tooth, or infection that needs to be treated. Your dentist is the best person to help figure out where the pain is from and tell you how to make it go away. ...Read more
I am curious as to why my jaw vibrates and lock for several seconds on a daily basis maybe once or twice? I don't have health insurance so any answers will be appreciated... It doesn't hurt much but its very wierd and happens periodically.
Any number of factors can cause your jaw muscles to become tight and spasm, such as direct trauma, like a car accident. If you clench your jaw or grind your teeth, that will cause your jaw muscles to tighten, too. A jaw misalignment, even minor, can put the jaw muscles into continuous spasm. Sometimes something seemingly harmless, like gum chewing, might set off muscle spasms in your jaw.
There are approximately many muscles that attach to the jaw, skull, and neck. Any muscle dysfunction can restrict blood flow in the blood vessels that pass through the muscles, as well as compress the nerves that also run through the muscles. This can cause pain in the jaw, ear, eyes, face, sinuses, teeth, neck, and shoulders, as well as all types of headaches.
Muscles that are locked into deep spasms become very hard, and do not move or stretch like normal, relaxed muscle. If the muscles surrounding your jaw joint are in deep enough spasm, they will prevent the mouth from opening normally. Once these muscle spasms are inactivated, the mouth should regain normal function.
You should definitely seek the help of a professional-a dentist, oral surgeon or even a physician. It is extremely hard to try and treat over the web. After seeing a health care professionalmany of your questions may be answered, also you may have more question but not properly diagnosing the problem will only make it impossible to coorrectly treat the problem.
Good luck! ...Read more
TMJ syndrome: When your jaw joints are misaligned or not working properly, the resulting popping, locking and discomfort can extend far past your jaw pain. See a dentist or TMJ specialist for examination, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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