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Lupus Jaw Pain
I have lupus and am remission. I have a sore on my ear , a fever, a large node in front of my ear and jaw pain. Can a swollen lymph node cause jaw pain. Dentist said teeth are ok. Derm says ear infec?
I have sle lupus and recently started taking50 mg tramadol as needed for pain. Now i clenching my jaw and bite tongue at night. Is that the cause?
No: You just found out you have an autoimmune disease. This is a stressful time for you. This stress is manifested by clenching. Visit your dentist and discuss w/ them about a possible night guard. Once you start managing your disease, things will settle down and you will clench less. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have some tracts of lupus and another autoimmune disease. I've been feeling stiff neck and jaw, and my head ache. Is that symptoms of the disease?
I have burning bulging sensation in the veins in my arms and hands? Swollen lymp nodes behind left ear.swollen jaw. Neg Lupus test.
Not a simple problem: this is not a simple problem. Each of these could be separate medical problems and they may not all go together. You will need to clarify this with your physician ...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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
TMD: The most common cause of jaw pain with clicking is what is known as temporo-mandibular disorder. The differential diagnosis includes true inflammation (arthritis) of the jaw joint or masticatory (muscles that close the jaw) muscle spasm as in grinding your teeth as a habit. The diagnosis can be resolved by a dentist or oral surgeon. Ent docs see this commonly as otalgia (ear ache). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers