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Is There Anything I Can Take To Relieve Tmj Pain And Im Also 13 Weeks Pregnant
Check with ob: Check with your OB if you can take alleve or advil. Antiinflammatory medicines help a lot. Also ice and a soft diet. Do not chew gum. Your dentist can make you a special night guard, i prefer the nti device rather than a full guard that covers all the top or bottom teeth. The nti is small and fits only in the front. When you wear it you can't clench or grind. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Will correcting my underbite relieve my TMJ pain? I am in my 20s and have an underbite that may be the cause of my tmj. Will treatment fix the TMJ as well?
Yes to some degree: You have multiple things going as i read this. The underbite has many detrimental factors associated with it through out your life. I would seek an orthodontic professional that could examine you and base his treatment recommendations on qualified information . This initial exam is usually at no cost. See someone soon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
May help: Some studies show it helps: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11842864Get a more detailed answer ›
How can I relieve TMJ pain without pain meds ? Is there anyway work that muscle? I am haveing neck pain because of it );
I was prescribed 7.5mg percocet for TMJ pain, i'd rather not take this anymore. 600mg ibuprofen didnt help, should I go higher dosage?
TMJ pain, Dr says its muscle spasm dt bruxism. What are good at home treatments to relieve spasm and pain?
My treatment: I am not a fan of today's current treatment for TMJ with muscle spasm and pain. If bruxism is the primary complaint, then a mouth piece may help when sleeping, but they can be expensive. I have treated TMJ disease with success by activating the built-in pain relief mechanism of the skin, with great success. Daily use at home will diminish and possibly remove pain completely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, depends....: Tmj related pain may be caused due to several reasons and may be realted to muscles of mastication, ligament, capsulitis, retrodiscitis, arthritis etc. Only a TMJ specialist or your dds can determine the cause. If the cause is solely muscle related, then yes, jaw excercises can help. These include slowly streching your massater muscles by opening while applying moist heat to your face. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Of course.: Pregnancy is a stressful time on you mentally and physically. There are a lot of hormonal changes. Additional stress and confrontation should be avoided as this may lead to unwanted side effects during pregnancy. If you are scared or frightened you or your baby may be injured, you should seek help and shelter immediately with family, friends. or local protection shelter for women. Best of luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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