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Jaw Near Chin Hurts
Left jaw joint ache when chin tilted down or turning neck left. sometimes pain uppr left throat & ear when swallowng. jaw clicking when eating. tmjd?
TMJ-TMD: TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It may be an: inflamed lymph node. Your doctor would be able to confirm diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more
More information: I wish I had some more information, like if you ever feel your ear popping or feel like you can hear yourself talking out of that ear because if you did I'd think you have a problem with your eustachian tube. If not, I would question a possible issue with your TMJ joint. Either way, I'd suggest having your doc take a look in your ear on Monday and determine which it is (if either) and treat ...Read more
Neck sore, left side of jaw and tongue hurt, jaw clicks and pops when yawning. Pain in front of right ear when I press down.
See an OFP: Orofacial Pain includes a number of clinical problems involving the masticatory muscles or TMJ. Some people may experience pain in the ears, cheeks or side of the head, while others experience problems with their bite, clicking noise when moving the jaw. They are the expert in this field. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Uh oh!: If the bite is now spreading and the swelling has increased, if taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) doesn't help significantly, you may have an infection in the skin, called cellulitis. This is very serious when it's in the head, face or neck. It it responds to the Benadryl (diphenhydramine), it is likely just a local reaction to the bite and is not as big a deal. If it doesn't, call your doc right away, or go to an ER. Generic is OK ...Read more
Trouble opening mouth. Bottom jaw in pain+feels deviated to the right. Pressure on my right joint.Trouble equalizing teeth. Jaw feels dislocated.help?
TMJ TMD: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Jaw deviation and pain, earache, headache, toothache, neck pain, clicks and bite disturbances are common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to the successful treatment. See orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Stiff, painful neck left side. Earache, sore throat, swollen bumps in my hairline behind left ear. Feels like mosquito bites.
Pharyngitis & otitis: Please monitor your temperature & can you send a photo of hairline "swollen bumps." Are these bumps itchy. ...Read more
Left side of my face feels full tight, jaw hurts mainly under chin above behind & left ear full, right temple & above & behind full bottom of skull?
Joint: It is the temporal mandibular joint that can get inflamed or tight from biting down too hard on food or grinding your teeth at night that places it out of alignment that may be giving you the clicking sensation .If it starts to hurt you should have that evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be TMJ: This complaint suggests inflammation of the TMJ joint. People who gring or clench their teeth often get this. People who have misaligned teeth can get this. There are also lymph nodes in area which can get infected ofr inflammed. Rarely tumors of the parotid gland can cause these complaints. Yiou need checking by you dentist and doctor. Try soft diet, no gum, warm packs, aleve, (naproxen) etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I broke my lower right wisdom tooth. Pain in tooth, jaw, ear and gland under ear. Can it spread to upper jaw? Also pain cheekbone, orbital bones, temple
Pain pushing chin back base of skull Slight swollen sternocleidomastoid muscle enlarged lymph node top of jaw, crackling noise in neck ?
Much more is needed-: -larger on both sides? Painful, age, node tender or just there? Also any co-morbidities. All is important 2 even hazard a guess. Best 2 C Ur PCP, 4 a hands on exam & history taken. ...Read more
Small 1cm lumps on neck/on jaw (face area where jaw connects), moveable, squishy, had for yrs, no pain unless pressed hard on.
Have hard sore bump on left side of lower part of jaw near chin and hurts/sore. What is this, there is no pus.?
Most likely TMJ pain: If opening your jaw causes pain this can be because you TMJ is not working normally. There are many causes of this ranging from trauma, arthritis, clenching and grinding you teeth. There can be other caused also such as ear infections, so it is best to see your dentist and have this checked out. ...Read more
Noticed today a very small bump under my skin just above jaw lineabout 15cm left of chin, moves a bit does not hurt, can't see it visually what is it?
Lymph node: It may be a lymph node and it may be normal to have it especially if it is small, round, not painful, not fixed. If in doubt, though, see doc. ...Read more
Possibly grinding !: Bruxism , or tooth grinding, along with clenching your teeth together, especially at night time when you are asleep, could be a major cause of headaches and jaw soreness and pain. Have your dentist check you for these signs and report any symptoms to him/her for getting the proper treatment. The treatment could be as simple as fabricating a proper nightguard/bite guard for you. / good luck.! ...Read more
When I look up and touch under my neck I feel a bump under the skip. Aprox. 1inch from the jaw sides and chin.It doesn't hurt. Had it for over a yr:s?
Possible lymph node: A neck swelling under the jaw line is a common place to find an enlarged submandibular lymph node. Neck lymph nodes can swell up and then spontaneously regress in the setting of infections, but if the lump hasn't gone away in over a year, it should be evaluated by a physician and possibly removed. Congenital cysts and enlarged salivary glands can also cause a neck lump in that location. ...Read more
Left jaw/under chin pain...When pushed and moved a certain way it hurts worse but it's been like this a few days?
TMJ or muscle?: If the pain is under your chin it may be a muscle. Put your fingers where it is sore and open and close and move your tongue. It it is a muscle and it is sore you need to find out why. Pain indicates something is wrong. Call your dentist and get this looked at to be sure it is nothing serious like and infection. ...Read more
18 yo f. Why's my jaw still growing out? I've stopped growing in height 4/5 years ago. Chin is getting pointier/sticks out more and sort of hurts?
Hello! My jaw has been hurting on the left side, all day yesterday and all of today. It seems to hurt the most when I turn my head to the right. ?
Muscle strain.: Hard to say on-line but you may have strained your sternocleidomastoid muscle. The muscle turns your head.The one on the left turns your head to the right. There are a few other muscles in there that could be involved as well. If the pain is present at rest as well I would be more concerned about swelling in your submandibular glands, lymph nodes or even with your temperomandibular joint. ...Read more
On In between my chin and the jaw articulation, I've always felt some stringy lumpy tissue that moves easily & doesn't hurt. It's not visible but palpable & ends under the jaw. Concern? Dr hasn't felt
My jawbone hurts to the touch starting from close to my chin to the angled part of my jaw. I have had recent tmj problems. But that went away ?
Masseter spasm: Young females with unilateral discomfort peri-mandible in mental to parotid region has had previous TMJ symptoms; assumed ipsilateral. ...Read more
Had late period 3 months late, DHEA-S 599 mcg/dL, chin/jaw hurts/growing out, could this be Cushings? Moon-face? What are the other possible causes?
Late period: You need to see a doctor to help you figure all this out. Either an Endocrinologist or a Gyn who does gyn-endo. The DHEA-S is high. It is unlikely that this is from Cushing's, but this would be one part of the assessment. A more common cause is polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). DHEA-S is an androgen and can sometimes cause excess hair and acne. ...Read more
I have a sore throat on my left side only. It hurts to talk and is radiating to the entire left side of my head. Jaw and ear. No fever. Negative for s?
Is it common to get headache with tmj on the opposite side of head? My rt jaw hurts but headache on left side
Why does my left side of my head, ear and jaw hurt every day i been having this pain for a while especialy at nigth?
TMJ or infection: There are a number of possible reasons your jaw pain is localized to this area however the most frequent causes are usually one of two problems. In your age group pain in this area is frequently related to an erupting wisdom tooth either causing infection or irritation of the area you described. Temporomandibular joint disorders also are a possible cause. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My son accidentally headbutted me on the left side of my head today near my temple. It hurts when I chew or clench my jaw.
I have a medium lump under end of my jaw. It doesn't hurt. I can feel it only when i tilt my head down. It feels like a hard ball and moveable. Help!
? Lymph node:
What you described suggests an enlarged lymph node due to inflammation in the mouth. You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or you develop fever, or lose weight, you should see a doctor.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
I got a concusion 3 weeks ago today during rugby practice i got a knee in she head and hit my chin on someone's head now my jaw/head hurt am i ok?
Get evaluated: No one can answer that question without an exam and appropriate x rays. Get it evaluated. ...Read more