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Knocking In My Left Jaw And Sore When Eating
I'm having pain in the upper right side of my mouth behind my teeth where my jaw opens and closes. Hurts when i move my jaw for anything or swallow.
Check TMJ: It sounds like the pain is in the TMJ (joint). Without proper examination, it is hard to tell why you are having this problem. For now, take your choice of anti-inflammatory pain medicine, if your medical history permits. A local pharmacist may help you. Stay on a soft diet to reduce stress on the joint. Have your dentist examine the area and ask for an appropriate referral if pain continues. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
When eating I felt a shooting pain down the right side of my jaw and under my right ear next to my jaw its painful to touch?
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
Neck pains especially in front and when i move it and pains only when i swallow saliva on the left side. Normal with food and water.
Sharp pains behind my ear in my scalp when i bite down on the left side jaw clicking and getting stuck what's this?
The right inside of my mouth hurts when I swallow and when pressed.
The sore bit is just near my right tonsil.
I then woke up with painful headaches.
Treat Throat: If you are coming down with a sore throat, ask your doctor if using pulsatile irrigation directed to that area would clear it for you. You lay the throat irrigator tip on the tongue and direct the stream to just behind the last tooth. The massage brings healing elements to the area and helps avoid an antibiotic. Gentle pressure is best. ...Read more
When I chew food my right and left front side of head tenses up and feels swollen causing me to stop eating. Why?
TMD: The front and side of a head can be right in from of the ears. If that is where you are indicating this is an extreme example of Jaw point pain due to chewing with a bad bite. I ce will release your tight muscles (trimus) but the treatment is dental equilibration-- fixing the way your teeth meet for chewing. ...Read more
I have a little lump in front of my right ear which moves when I move my jaw up and down and also my jaw clicks every time I think it's my condyle?
TMJ: Having popping/clicking TMJ noises not necessarily a problem. Many people experience these noises. Without pain or limitation of function the noise itself is not an issue. If you have locking or limited movement, "ear" pain, headaches, morning jaw stiffness/soreness, difficulty chewing, bruxism, previous jaw injuries or other jaw conditions, the problem is more serious. Then see a TMJ specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My jaw swells when I chew. And sometimes it sends pains through my cheek. Under my right ear is tender. It started Saturday.
having extreme pressure in my head and ears . 2 vains one on each side are sticking out and sore? My jaw really tight and popping
Lump behind my left ear tender to the touch hurts down my neck nosea feeling like im going to throw up after eating and sharp pains in belly ?
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Pain from from behind my ear down my neck on left side. Left arm always feel sore too. Sharp pains in my back too also. A little left jaw pain too?
Not typical of TMJ: Your description is not typical of dental mediated problems. That said, have your dentist check you to rule out clenching, grinding, malocclusion, abscess, gum infection. Ask physician to evaluate for non-dental issues. Multiple possible causes for this type of pain distribution. Evaluation by ENT may be in order. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Today .My left side in my head heart , my left ear , my left jaw and my left throat burn and pain also when i touch my hear is spice and like burning and is not stoping all day
So : So many things can be causing your symptoms, hard to tell what it is without an examination. You should see a physician to determine if is caused by anything outside of your mouth, and a dentist to determine if it is from one of your teeth, your gums, or your jaw. ...Read more
SOMATOFORM DISORDER: Somatization disorder is characterized by multiple medical complaints for which no physical cause can be found. The disorder is much more common in women. It has been estimated that 80 percent of healthy individuals may experience somatic symptoms in any one week. Rec.: see a dentist to rule out toothache. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Left temple area. For the past few days i'd wake up with my temple area feeling sore. It comes and goes when i'm chewing, yawning or moving my jaw.
Swollen left gland under my jaw and throat discomfort and one if my gums in my mouth hurts. What can I have?
My throat hurts really bad especially when i swallow, talk, etc... I felt the front of my neck and the right side is swollen and sore. Any ideas?
See a doctor ASAP: This could be quite severe, depending upon whether the problem is in the throat or due to infection extending from a dental source into the neck. You should be seen and examined in order to be accurately diagnosed. Don't delay as this may progress rapidly. Good luck. ...Read more
My back molars on the left and right side feel constantly tight. I get this radiating tightness in my whole lower jaw.
It might be...: It is possible you could be grinding your teeth inadvertently and this might be the cause of your symptoms. That is called pruxism and many people need mouth guards in order to avoid teeth damage and other complications that arise with this type of problem. My recommendation is to visit your dentist and be evaluated for this. ...Read more
Small pain sometimes in left jaw joint when I move it. Eating today and something popped, sent pain into lower jaw. Now I feel nauseous.
TMJ: May have displaced disc. Please seek consultation with Oral Surgeon. ...Read more
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