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My Jaw Hurts On The Left Side
What could be a reason why my jaw hurts on the left side at my temple when opwning my mouth an tender to touch an is swollen I've had recent tooth ext?
Is it common to get headache with tmj on the opposite side of head? My rt jaw hurts but headache on left side
Hello! My jaw has been hurting on the left side, all day yesterday and all of today. It seems to hurt the most when I turn my head to the right.?
Muscle strain.: Hard to say on-line but you may have strained your sternocleidomastoid muscle. The muscle turns your head. The one on the left turns your head to the right. There are a few other muscles in there that could be involved as well. If the pain is present at rest as well I would be more concerned about swelling in your submandibular glands, lymph nodes or even with your temperomandibular joint. ...Read more
Jaw pain: What starts the pain? Does chewing food ale it worse? Any swelling? See a dentist about this to find out what is causing your pain. This may be a TMJ problem and can be treated once you know the cause. ...Read more
Tooth grinding: See your dentist or primary doctor- you may be grinding your teeth at night. The grinding motion may cause jaw muscle soreness, or irritate the jaw joint itself. There are other more rare causes of jaw and facial pain, and your doctor can evaluate you for these conditions. ...Read more
I've had a TMJ disorder for several years and I've lately been experiencing pain & grinding noises on the left side of my jaw. Hurts to chew. Help!
Woke up left jaw hurts. I sleep on my right side. Could sleeping with a fan cause this? Jaw pain usually subsides in an hour.
My left jaw hurts it kept clicking I get so tenpted to move my jaw slighty to the side and now it hurts for no reason I no longer click it?
TMD Evaluation: See a dentist who has training and experience in tmd (temporomandibular joint dysfunction) for a thorough evaluation regarding your occlusion, jaw position, and TMJ joints. If something is out of alignment, it would be better to correct it earlier rather than later to prevent more serious problems down the road. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I am having left side jaw pain and it a constant pain and then sharp pain becoming more frequently. Really hurts when I more my tongue.?
Muscle/joint pain: The temporomandibular joint is the jaw hinge joint. You might have traumatized it by chewing too much gum, grinding your teeth in your sleep, or clenching during the daytime. I suggest warm moist heat, anti- inflammatories like ibuprofen, soft diet, and give symptoms a few days to resolve. If no improvement, see doctor. ...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
The left side of my jaw hurts at the back. Is it anything serious? Could it possibly be due to my wisdom teeth?
The left side of my neck up by my jaw hurts anytime I swallow it happened all of the sudden could I have pulled a muscle?
The left side of my jaw is in pain. The left side of my jaw hurts kind of where the joint is. It came on out of no where. I do clench my jaw at night, but I have a mouthgaurd that I wear every night. I have been using a mouth gaurd for almost a year now.
TMJ expert: You have had treatment for TMJ and no relief. See a TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ 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
Got hit in jaw. Pain in left side of lower jaw and ear. Hurts to eat on that side. Can't close it all the way. Have movement but with pain. Help?
Hi ive got a swollen left tonsil that's giving me no pain but it my jaw has started to hurt on the left side and ive started to get an itchy scalp and?
Separate things: Swollen tonsil with no pain or obstruction requires no therapy as it will eventually shrink on its own. Itchy scalp is not related. Painful jaw may or may not be related to tonsil. A Dr will help you. ...Read more
I am pregnant with 24 week n hv ear pain in my left ear I am not able to open my jaw wide as it hurt left side. .
I got teeth taken out almost a month ago on me left side the bottom wisdom tooth they had to kind break some bone to get out now my whole jaw hurts?
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Do you smoke? If so, this can delay healing causing pain. Do you have any health issues?
The jaw pain could be from bone fragments working themselves out, food impacted into the extraction sites or sharp exposed jaw bone. See the dentist that removed the teeth. ...Read more
22 year old 190 lbs 6 ft tall haveing chest pain in left side, jaw hurts mild, minor sweating can I be having a heart attack?
Chest pain: Go to the ER if this is an acute symptom. It is rare for young people to have a heart attack, unless they have a congenital condition, significant risk factors, or have used cocaine which is the #1 cause of heart attacks and sudden death in young adults. For your peace of mind, get an evaluation and electrocardiogram. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was hit on the left side off my face my jaw and ear hurts and when I open my mouth my jaw hurts the side off my head hurts by the temple its tender?
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