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I have jaw pain in the left side of my face, minor congestion (normal for me), and feeling of a lump in the left side of my neck. Could this be sinus?

I have jaw pain in the left side of my face, minor congestion (normal for me), and feeling of a lump in the left side of my neck. Could this be sinus?

Sinus: The maxillary sinus is located near your nose. If the pain is coming from there, then it might be a sinus infection. You could be coming down with a cold or have a bad tooth. A rotten tooth in the lower jaw can cause an infection that is draining into a space in the floor of the mouth. If you feel it is the latter, definitely go get checked! ...Read more

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Jaw Pain (Definition)

Jaw pain is pain in the upper and lower jaws including the tmj. There are many causes of jaw pain and your dentist usually ...Read more


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Suddenly had jaw pain low left side that comes and goes. I'm 22. Been suffering from a lot of anxiety recently, don't think I've been tensing face.

See Your Dentist: At the age of 22 with enlarged lymph nodes, one possibility could be a dental problem. A clinical evaluation with diagnostic x-rays by your dentist can help determine if your jaw pain is related to your teeth. ...Read more

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Hi, I have jaw pain all the way up the left side of my face and it has spread to the lower side of my right, what could this be?

Hi, I have jaw pain all the way up the left side of my face and it has spread to the lower side of my right, what could this be?

Get checked: I would check all of your teeth, your gums, and both of your TM joints. The biomarker l-homocysteine would indicate the presence of unresolved infection, which is the most likely cause of such symptoms ...Read more

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Jaw pain on left side of mouth! what can I do?

Dentist !: You need to have your dentist determine the cause of your pain. Treatment can then be recommended. ...Read more

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Jaw pain on left side. How do I know if its my TMJ or my bottom wisdom tooth?

Jaw pain: If the problem is worsened by hot or cold foods, or by gently touching the area in the mouth (palpate) most likely the tooth. If you get pain by opening your mouth like yawning, or moving jaw side to side, then tmj. These are simple things to try, but you should have it evaluated by dds. Most often an x-ray of the teeth and or jaw need be evaluated for an accurate diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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