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My Jaw Hurts
TMJ: Likely jaw joint (TMJ) problem. Start with oral surgeon. If TMJ problem confirmed, see TMj-orafacial pain expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ orafacial pain.expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Joint: It is the temporal mandibular joint that can get inflamed or tight from biting down too hard on food or grinding your teeth at night that places it out of alignment that may be giving you the clicking sensation .If it starts to hurt you should have that evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Go to the Doctor: There are probably a thousand different possibilities for your symptoms and they are much too vague to diagnose you on this simple app. But, when pain is involved one should turn off the app and get on the phone can call the doctor or, in your case perhaps, go see the school nurse. ...Read more
My left side of the jaw hurts and it's hurting my ear too. Just recently started hurting. Hurts when I clench my jaw. What could it be?
What came first: Temporal Mandibular Joint problems can result in jaw pain radiating to the ear. Can be a result of clenching or grinding the teeth while sleeping. A tooth abscess can also cause similar problems. Parotid gland inflammation, local lymph node enlargement suggests an infectious source. If the ear pain started first swimmers ear or an ear infection needs to be considered. An exam by your doctor is due ...Read more
I opened my mouth and now its hurting below my cheek on my jaw bone. It kinda feels like my back molar is loose?
Tmj problem: You may have some instability or damage in the TMJ joint of your jaw i would start by seeing your dentist to evaluate it further. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: An ear infection on the inside of the eardrum is a "middle ear" infection, and can start when a person gets congestion from allergies, colds, or sinusitis. An ear infection on the outside of the eardrum is an "outer ear" infection or "swimmer's ear", which is caused by moisture in the outer ear canal that allows skin germs to grow and multiply in the skin. Other causes of pain are possible. ...Read more
I can feel my right condyle infront of my right ear but can't feel my left jaw clicks every time I open my mouth no pain?
You should B able 2-: -feel both. If the left is not palpable. It may B inflamed & some swelling. When you touch the area, do U feel like click or just hear it? . There R meniscae in the TMJ just like the knee,& an injury 2 them can cause clicking & catching. If you C an oral surgeon, you most likely will find out if U need any treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer