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Jaw Pain That Comes And Goes
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
I have left arm and jaw pain that comes and goes mostly when sedentary. The jaw pain hurts most near my molars. EKG was normal. 36 year old male. ?
Poor Posture?: Check with your dentist to rule out any oral and jaw related problems. ...Read more
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
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
Jaw pain comes and goes thoughout day. Did have ear infection both ears, on meds. Ears sometimes still hurt. Back upper teeth sometimes throb.
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
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?
I've been having jaw pain on the left side on and off. The discomfort comes and goes. Sometimes I don't feel any pain for days then it comes back.
See a dentist ASAP: for examination, x-rays and treatment. It won't get better by itself. ...Read more
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.
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
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
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
Seek immediate: Seek immediate dental care to diagnose the problem and get relief. Call and make an appointment asap! ...Read more
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
Minor jaw pain: After your cold clears see joe the jaw feels. If it persists please have your dentist evaluate this. ...Read more
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
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