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Pain at left side on my face near ear. When i open my mouth it is happening majorly?

Pain at left side on my face near ear. When i open my mouth it is happening majorly?

Joint pain: This is usually due to a problem with the temporo-mandibular joint which may be misaligned by muscular problems, old trauma, dental misalignment or arthritis. Oral surgeons or otolaryngologists handle these types of problems. ...Read more

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Have had bad pain in left side of face including cheekbone, temple ear, and upper and lower gums for approx 2 weeks on and off. I have tmj. Possible toothache.

Have had bad pain in left side of face including cheekbone, temple ear, and upper and lower gums for approx 2 weeks on and off. I have tmj. Possible toothache.

Many causes: It indeed may be tooth related. However, it also could be sinusitis or tempromandibular joint disorder. A quick visit with a dentist, oral surgeon or ent, will help you understand the problem and get relief. ...Read more

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Best treatment for tmj? Have pain on left side of face in front of ear. Painful when chewing and now speaking. What kind of md or dentist to see?

Best treatment for tmj?  Have pain on left side of face in front of ear.  Painful when chewing and now speaking. What kind of md or dentist to see?

Trained\experienced: Many dentists have very little training and understanding of how best to advise patients and treat, especially when and how extensively. Seek a dentist (whether it be an orthodontist, prosthodontist, general dentist, oral surgeon, periodontist, etc.) who has extensive training and experience in this area. Your own dentist probably knows who in your area is best to handle such issues. ...Read more

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Numbness, pressure and pain left side of face cheek area going towards ear, 18 months off and on, blurred vision l eye now blood on pillow after sleep?

Numbness, pressure and pain left side of face cheek area going towards ear, 18 months off and on, blurred vision l eye now blood on pillow after sleep?

Chronic facial pain: We dont know anything about your medical history or any medications. Have you seen a doctor for this? Its been going on for 18 months, please seek medical attention urgently. ...Read more

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What would be the cause of a knot left side of face below the ear?

What would be the cause of a knot left side of face below the ear?

A painless lump: Below the ear may be a tumor in the parotid gland and should be checked by an ent. ...Read more

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Pressure in my left ear and left side of face ?

Pressure in my left ear and left side of face ?

MD first, DMD second: See your physician to rule out a medical problem. If it is an ear problem then have the md (or referral) treat the problem. If it is a TMJ issue you will need to find a dentist who can diagnose what is wrong and then use a diagnostic phase to see if conservative therapy can address why you have a problem in the first place. ...Read more