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Jaw pain that comes and goes non cardiac i've had heart tests and they come out perfect?

Jaw pain that comes and goes non cardiac i've had heart tests and they come out perfect?

Tmj: Hello curefan. I would look at your tmj. I see you are from las vegas, so is my office. If you desire treatment i would be more than happy to examine you and give you some idea of what can be done. I have trained at the dawson academy and did a 1 year fellowship with a pankey master dentist. Please visit my website www.Fourseasonsdentalspa.Com. ...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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I am a 29 year old female. I am healthy and work outregularly. I get a mild jaw pain that comes and goes. I haveno arm or chest pain. Could it be heart attack?

I am a 29 year old female. I am healthy and work outregularly. I get a mild jaw pain that comes and goes. I haveno arm or chest pain. Could it be heart attack?

Least likely: Although jaw pain can be a symptom of a heart attack, i think you would know by now if that was the problem. There are much more common causes of intermittent jaw pain. See a dentist for an evaluation of other common causes. ...Read more

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Left lower jaw pain comes and goes what can be the cause.My total cholesterol is 210, triglycerides is 288, HDL is 38 & LDL is 102.

Left lower jaw pain comes and goes what can be the cause.My total cholesterol is 210, triglycerides is 288, HDL is 38 & LDL is 102.

See DDS & MD: From your question i would assume that you are thinking that your jaw problem might be related to your heart. I would suggest that you see both a dentist to rule out any dental problems and your pcp or a cardiologist to help you get your risk factors lowered and rule out any circulatory or cardiac issues. Good to see both on a regular basis anyway. ...Read more

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Jaw pain comes and goes thoughout day. Did have ear infection both ears, on meds. Ears sometimes still hurt. Back upper teeth sometimes throb.

Jaw pain comes and goes thoughout day. Did have ear infection both ears, on meds. Ears sometimes still hurt. Back upper teeth sometimes throb.

See your Dentist: You may be clenching or grinding. You may have a wisdom tooth problem, or a gum problem. You may also have a sinus problem coincident with your ear infection. See your Dentist to determine etiology. ...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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35 male left arm pain , left jaw tingling and chest pain that comes and goes last three months. EKG and treadmill/echo fine. Should I be worried?

35 male left arm pain , left jaw tingling and chest pain that comes and goes last three months. EKG and treadmill/echo fine. Should I be worried?

Mutliple: factors should be sorted out by your physician and cardiologist. These are your family history of heart disease, your Cholesterol level, glucose
levels, chest radiography, Holter monitor, pulmonary function test. Please schedule an extended consultation with your doctor. ...Read more

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A small white dot in same area of vision flashes like glitter. Comes and goes. Can't reproduce it. Is this serious? Been having head and jaw pain too.

A small white dot in same area of vision flashes like glitter. Comes and goes. Can't reproduce it. Is this serious? Been having head and jaw pain too.

Migraine or neurolog: This can be a neurological cause. Consider migraine, seizure and inflammation of the brain. Your physician can help clarify but you will need to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Should I worry about jaw pain that comes on when i'm climbing stairs?

Should I worry about jaw pain that comes on when i'm climbing stairs?

Yes: Jaw pain is frequently experienced when a blockage in one of the arteries of the heart prevents adequate blood (and oxygen) flow to the heart, particularly during periods of exertion such as climbing stairs. If you are experiencing these symptoms, you should be seen by a physician as you may need testing to evaluate for the presence of heart disease. ...Read more

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Left jaw pain?

Left jaw pain?

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

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How to relieve jaw pain?

Treat the cause: Is the pain due to bruxism, gum disease, an infected tooth, or even a wisdom tooth erupting? See a local dentist to rule out any dental issues, and follow up with a physician if needed. ...Read more

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When can jaw pain be serious?

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

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What is the cause of my jaw pain?

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

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What can cause one-sided jaw pain?

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

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What causes jaw pain or duscomfort?

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

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How can I use ice to relieve jaw pain?

On outside of face: 20 minutes on and 20 minutes off. See your dentist asap. ...Read more

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Why is it that i get frequent jaw pain?

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

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What can I do for my lower right jaw pain?

What can I do for my lower right jaw pain?

Determine the Cause: Once a local dentist determines the cause of your pain, then appropriate treatment can be recommended. ...Read more

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Could my jaw pain be serious and worsening?

Yes: Yes and yes. See a dentist to find out for sure. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to ease jaw pain?

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

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Can eating alot of hard chips cause jaw pain?

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

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Sharp radiating jaw pain, what could this be?

Sharp radiating jaw pain, what could this be?

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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I some times get a jaw pain in my right site ?

Episodic pain: Without an examination and knowing the condition of your dentition, a diagnosis cannot be made. Please see a local dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have had extreme jaw pain for at least 4 months.

Dear Lamb: There are a number of possible reasons for jaw pain. With a duration of four or more months, this warrants medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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I've been severe jaw pain 4 nights in a row, help?

Seek immediate: Seek immediate dental care to diagnose the problem and get relief. Call and make an appointment asap! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: jaw pain?

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

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Is it abnormal to have minor jaw pain during a cold?

Minor jaw pain: After your cold clears see joe the jaw feels. If it persists please have your dentist evaluate this. ...Read more

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Should I apply ice directly to my skin if jaw pain?

No, but: No, follow the instructions by the other docs here so far.
But, make sure you treat the cause of the jaw pain. Dental infection? Trauma? TMJ problem.
Get proper advice about your problem from an oral surgeon. ...Read more