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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.

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 more

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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?

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?

See OFP specialist: for TMJ dysfunction evaluation. The Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and treatment of pain in the head, face and TMJ. They are the experts in TMJ and chronic pain field. Look for OFP specialist near you. ...Read more

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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.

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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 more

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I got hit in the jaw and my right side is hurting and my ear popped and jaw is clicking?

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I got hit in the jaw and my right side is hurting and my ear popped and jaw is clicking?

TMJ Trauma: This can lead to some unpleasant conditions such as facial pain that can cause further damage and a lot of discomfort in your mouth. See an OMS for evaluation and treatment. Best of luck! ...Read more

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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.

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

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When I chew food my right and left front side of head tenses up and feels swollen causing me to stop eating. Why?

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

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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?

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 more

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My jaw swells when I chew. And sometimes it sends pains through my cheek. Under my right ear is tender. It started Saturday. ?

My jaw swells when I chew. And sometimes it sends pains through my cheek. Under my right ear is tender. It started Saturday. 
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A Jaw Ache: Good day; The symptoms occurring when chewing may be caused by decay, gum disease an infection. This is the perfect time to contact a dentist. Health Tap, the local community hospital, a colleague in your office may recommend a convenient dentist. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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

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

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I suddenly go tooth pain in all my teeth and under my jaw as partially dowmn my throat?

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I suddenly go tooth pain in all my teeth and under my jaw as partially dowmn my throat?

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 more

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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.

Bite off or TMJ: It could be your bite from the way your teeth meet when you close. Did you have any recent fillings done or had braces? Could also be TMJ related with muscle spasm from clenching all nite long. See your dentist. ...Read more

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Swollen left gland under my jaw and throat discomfort and one if my gums in my mouth hurts. What can I have?

Swollen left gland under my jaw and throat discomfort and one if my gums in my mouth hurts. What can I have?

Many possibilities: Abscessed tooth with spreading infection, infected gums, ulceration, a tooth problem and a coincidental throat infection, and oh so many other causes. Before this gets out of hand please call your dentist for an emergency appointment. ...Read more

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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?

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

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My back molars on the left and right side feel constantly tight. I get this radiating tightness in my whole lower jaw.

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