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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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 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?

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 more

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I have burning bulging sensation in the veins in my arms and hands? Swollen lymp nodes behind left ear.swollen jaw. Neg Lupus test.

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

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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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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 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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What is the definition or description of: jaw pain?

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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Why do I have jaw pain and clicking?

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 more

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