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Jaw Pain At Night Only
I was at dinner last night and had a margarita. After dinner I had a very intense jaw pain, with tingling, on both sides. What could it be?
Got 6 fillings 10 days ago. Ever since, had a headache on one side for first 3 days, every night I have jaw pain on both sides. Caused by fillings?
Over the past few days I been having tooth and jaw pain its mild and I have an ear pain during the day and night could something be writing?
YES!: Pain &/or bleeding &/or swelling are red flags that there is something dramatically wrong. A small cavity is painless, a large deep cavity is painful as the infection spreads. Don't wait. Call your Dentist now. Could be transient like an erupting wisdom tooth, or could be something chronic and serious. Go for an examination. ...Read more
What can cause upper jaw pain? I do have horrible teeth and I grind my teeth at night have anxiety Also its both sides in my upper took ibproufen and it didn't help
See dentist first: Suggest you see a dentist ASAP. At age 19, third molar eruption or impaction is always a possibility. You state that the state of your dentition is poor, perhaps, caries or gingival issues is the problem in addition. Last but not least, sinus issues can mimic upper tooth pain. If this is the issue, you will be referred to an ENT. Try the most basic first and see the dentist. ...Read more
How long before a night guard for bruxism can reduce jaw pain? My dentist had a night guard made for me to stop my bruxism and jaw pain a week ago, but I still have jaw pain when I wake up in the morning. How long does it take for the pain to go away? .
Should be better:
My patients typically see improvements within 24 hours. If they don't I start thinking about changing the appliance, is my patient really bruxing, and other alternatives.
I am assuming you have the correct design because only 2 out of over 100 designs reduce clenching and the others have no effect or increase bruxing. ...Read more
I have a cross bite, bruxism, and use an acrylic guard at night. I also have a c4-c6 fusion. My dentist says my jaw pain is because of my neck. True?
Your pain can be from both your neck and you jaw. You should be seeing a dentist who is experienced and well traind to treat your TMJ problem. Sometimes it is not enough just to wear an appliance at night.
Tmj concerns are clicking joints and the disc. An MRI can determine if your joint has structural deformities that need special treatment. Many chiropractors are trained in neck and tmj. ...Read more
Severe aching in jaw, pain releived by pulling lightly on scalp or walking. Comes at night when I lie down. Nerve pain? Tumor? No jaw noises so not TMJ.
See OFP specialist: The Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and treatment of pain in the head, face and TMJ. They are the experts in TMJ and chronic face and head pain. See OFP specialist near you. ...Read more
Is it typical for cardiac pain heart pain, left arm pain, jaw pain to come and come throughout the day&night? 2012/2013 cardiac tests neg.
Yes: Heart pain can certainly come and go, but coronary disease is almost unheard of at age 23. The best test to truly eliminate coronary artery disease is a catheterization, which should be done even if stress test is negative IF symptoms persist, AND there is no other reason, such as spasm of the esophagus, reflux disease, costochondritis, etc. AND clinical picture is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have tightness and some pain inside my cheeks going around my mouth and, at times, going to my chin. All I did was turn my head sideways last night. It could be related to my jaw pain. No fever.
Call your Dentist: Could be muscular, joint, infection, etc. You will have to be examined to be diagnosed and then treated properly. ...Read more
Past few days been having slow heartbeat left sided chest pain and some jaw pain. Chest is clear ecg is fine blood pressure is fine and pulse is between 60-80bpm. Just feels hot and slow on chest and I get yawning. Mostly at night or afternoon?
You have apparently been evaluated and do not have an organic cause for your symptoms. You may wish to discuss with your doctor that you may be depressed. Depression is not a moral failing but a chemical imbalance in the brain that is treatable.
Wish you good health!
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
My nose went numb last night. I've had some left armpit pain and left jaw pain with nausea over the last week. Hbp, ra, asthma?
Seek medical help!: With this set of symptoms, immediate medical consultation is advisable. ...Read more
My symptoms; jaw pain right side with ear throat and gum pain. Hurts worse lying. Same time every night. Lasts for hours. Nausea. Pain meds don't help?
Jaw pain: You have all the symptoms of an acute infection, although there are other possibilities. It is impossible to say for sure without a clinical examination and x-rays. You should see your dentist or an oral surgeon asap. ...Read more
I babysat my 3 year old nephew a few days ago and he was coughing in my face. He was in the e.r. last night and has croup. I have been very sick for days, I have barely left my bed. Fever, sore throat, coughing, jaw pain, weakness, runny nose. Now I'm hav
See doctor: And get checked and diagnosed then it can be treated, ...Read more
8196 abs (n) WBC 12.4 MCH 26.7 RDW 17.2 32 days suffered debilitating headache itchy skin (after bath) blurry vision dizzy jaw pain weakness night sweets shortness of breath bloated lft side no answer?
Abscess or Grinding: Your jaw pain could be developing from a nerve in a tooth dying (becoming necrotic) and starting an infection (abscess), or it can be from grinding your teeth. If the pain usually occurs in the morning when you first awake, it is most likely from grinding. If the pain is constant or comes on randomly during the day, it is probably an infection. Could be wisdoms as well. See your dentist asap. ...Read more
Almost always: Jaw pain can be both a dental and medical problem. A heart attack can present with only jaw symptoms. Dental abscesses and tumors can present as jaw pain. The pain should be evaluated by a dentist and if it is not of dental origin then by a physician. ...Read more
Depends: Jaw pain can be related to a number of different causes, depending on which jaw you are having pain in. It would help if you could describe the type of pain, frequency, as well as if you can localize the specific area where the pain is vs generalized pain. A thorough clinical evaluation with the appropriate studies by your dentist would be recommended. ...Read more
More info needed...: Maxillary or mandibular? Constant or episodic? Anterior or posterior? Bruxism? Dental restorations? Periodontal status? As you can see, your problem is best diagnosed by a dentist who can examine you... so many variables to consider. ...Read more
Bruxism/Infxn/Frcts: Common 2 causes are: 1) Bruxism - teeth grinding. If this is the cause a nightbguard is needed. 2) Tooth infections from cavities or micro or macro fractures this will require fillings, possible Root canals and Crowns. ...Read more
Please elaborate: Is the pain in the joint (TMJ) or in the actual body of the jaw? Many conditions can cause this problem, including grinding your teeth, clenching, an abscess, an impacted tooth, etc. Can't diagnose correctly over the internet... You need to make an appointment with a local dentist. ...Read more
Need More Info: Is it jaw pain from a tooth or jaw pain from clenching or grinding? See a dentist to get diagnosed. Jaw pain from grinding or clenching can be easily treated with a nightguard. Jaw pain from decay can also be easily treated so see your dentist. ...Read more
Chips and Jaw Pain: Chewing vigorously and repeatedly on hard objects can lead to injury locally within your mouth, but also can traumatize your TMJ apparatus. Moderation is probably best, even if the chips are tasty. ...Read more
See your doctor: You should see and md if he pain radiates on the left side of the jaw. It could be a sign of cardiac problems. Otherwise, a visit with the dentist to rule out dental sources would be in order. ...Read more
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