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Have a cold that is causing the left side of my jaw to ache & headache. what could it be & what would be the best medicine to relieve it & my headache?

Have a cold that is causing the left side of my jaw to ache & headache. what could it be & what would be the best medicine to relieve it & my headache?

Sinus headache,: likely sinus headache , dental or ear pain, Excedrin best , any cold meds will help , if worse get antibiotics if redness, pain , thick purulent drainage , ear pain.see detist if local there ...Read more

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Clenched my jaw extremely hard, now throbbing, and a very persistant pain on left side of jaw, upper and lower. What may I have done?

Clenched my jaw extremely hard, now throbbing, and a very persistant pain on left side of jaw, upper and lower.  What may I have done?

Brusing: Probably you have cause brusing of the tissues, ligaments or articulations. Try to apply warm moist compresses and some Ibuprofen should help. If it does not you need to visit your dwntist for proper diagnoatic and treatment. ...Read more

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Pain in the left side of my face jaw severe headaches on left side only congestion in left nostril pain relieves wear off before I can take more ?

Pain in the left side of my face jaw severe headaches on left side only congestion in left nostril pain relieves wear off before I can take more ?

Pain: May be a dental neuralgia as you are describing the trigeminal nerve. You may have a cavity brewing or bite issues. Less likely would be your sinuses. If the pain is that bad you can take ibuprofen but you should check it out. Best bet is the ER today ...Read more

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How can I deal with this pain in the left side of my jaw?

See a dentist!: It sounds obvious, but this is something that a dentist is expertly trained to figure out. You cannot do better than going to a dentist for a proper exam, diagnosis and treatment of the problem. Obviously the pain is severe enough to have you send in this question, so it probably won't disappear by itself. Go to the dentist asap! ...Read more

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How do I deal with bad pain in only the left side of my jaw?

How do I deal with bad pain in only the left side of my jaw?

See a dentist: You need to see a dentist in order to determine the cause of your pain. Issues like these tend to just get worse if not treated. ...Read more

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Why does the left side of my jaw hurt, but the right side doesn't?

Why does the left side of my jaw hurt, but the right side doesn't?

? TMJ ?: I don't know the cause of your pain. Temporomandibular pain can present unilaterally. ...Read more

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Every evening this week the left side of my jaw hurts but it is fine during the day?

Every evening this week the left side of my jaw hurts but it is fine during the day?

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

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When I wake up in the morning, the left side of my jaw hurts. What could be causing this?

When I wake up in the morning, the left side of my jaw hurts. What could be causing this?

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

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I have a severe pain in my left side of my jaw its when i try to open wide or chew it puts me in.Tears?

I have a severe pain in my left side of my jaw its when i try to open wide or chew it puts me in.Tears?

TMD?: 20's female w. Jaw pain aroused by opening mouth ; chewing might have temporal mandibular joint disorder w. Dysfunction of temporal mandibular joint. I have seen this disorder in young women w. Ipsilateral masseter muscle spasm in uppermost jaw of a chronically tilted head. Imo functional scoliosis, asymmetric shoulders, pelvic tilt, and joint hypermobility syndrome seem associated markers. ...Read more