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I have pain on my front tooth, slight pain in the jaw bone and inflamed right side of lip it has gotten progressively worse the last two days?

I have pain on my front tooth, slight pain in the jaw bone and inflamed right side of lip it has gotten progressively worse the last two days?

See dentist ASAP: You do not mention if you have a history of trauma to that area. See your dentist ASAP to rule out decay, periodontal disease and trauma related injury which might incluide swelling and inflammation. ...Read more

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Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Pain under left jaw bone near where you check pulse what could it be appeared out of nowhere 2 days ago?

Pain under left jaw bone near where you check pulse what could it be appeared out of nowhere 2 days ago?

Neck pain: The area you feel the pulse is I the neck, so I assume the pain is in the neck, the structures in that area are blood vessels, muscle, lymph glands and nerves.
Pain could be from any one of this. Pain from the neck joints/spines need to be considered also ...Read more

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I have a horrible pain in my jaw bone but not in my teeth. Its been going on for two days and I can hardly open my mouth. What should I do?

Not likely muscle: Pain of this magnitude may indicate an infection of a tooth which is being processed as "jaw" pain. See a dentist asap to rule out the most common reasons. ...Read more

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After orthodontics treatment, feeling pain in lower jaw bone when mouth closed. Due to this cant keep my mouth closed, have to keep it open. Please help?

Straight Talk: A beautiful smile is meaningless if a patient cannot function normally. If the origin of the problem is a result of muscular hyperactivity, it is a good idea to have your bite digitally balanced by your orthodontia/dentist. ...Read more

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I've a habit of biting inside of my mouth near my lower lip I always get sores that bleed and turn white it causes pain in my jaw bone area on one side?

Oral habits: We can't control patient habits such as nail biting, cheek biting, or other destructive habits. Only you can control the habits and feel better. Being aware of the habit as you are is the first step. The next step involves determination and will on your part. Try replacing this habit with other thoughts or actions which are constructive instead of destructive. Get help if needed from family or MD ...Read more

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Jaw pain on left side, wisdom tooth has been grown in for years. Loose flap of skin/gum near the tooth, pain up and down jaw bone?

Jaw pain on left side, wisdom tooth has been grown in for years. Loose flap of skin/gum near the tooth, pain up and down jaw bone?

Jaw pain: I'm not sure what your question is. Since you are in pain, especially with an ongoing problem that has not gone away for years, the logical and smart approach would be to see a dentist to evaluate the need to remove your problematic wisdom tooth and make sure you have no other dental problems that require treatment. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left jaw bone I feel it overlaps and gives pain when eating. I have a deep cavity in my left end tooth. What does the pain due to.?

I have pain in my left jaw bone I feel it overlaps and gives pain when eating. I have a deep cavity in my left end tooth. What does the pain due to.?

Your cavity: Your pain sounds like it has a very high probability of being due to the cavity in your tooth. See your dentist and have it checked and treated. This is a very common scenario that often leads to a root canal or tooth extraction. ...Read more

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Cant open normally my mouth after a deep cleaning a week ago, the anesthesia touched a vein, the swollen is gone but pain in jaw bone still there help!

Cant open normally my mouth after a deep cleaning a week ago, the anesthesia touched a vein, the swollen is gone but pain in jaw bone still there help!

See below: The human body really does not appreciate having a needle pushed through it. Frequently there is local inflammation or aching where the needle went in. Also your jaw was propped open during surgery, this is not normal and some of the muscles might object. This should get better over the next few hours to days. Nsaids should help. ...Read more

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Is there need to be concerned about a lump/swelling that continues to appear. No pain. Located under the jaw bone below ear. Fever 99 -100. Tyl not w?

Is there need to be concerned about a lump/swelling that continues to appear. No pain. Located under the jaw bone below ear. Fever 99 -100. Tyl not w?

Yes: Get checked. It could be infection but it could be something more serious like a tumor. If there is a mass that persists a few weeks with no symptoms and for no reason, it may need a scan and/or a biopsy. This is especially the case if there is a history of smoking and drinking or skin cancers for this part of the body. ...Read more

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Servire Pain at top of jaw bone near ear. Very painful to swallow. Don't think it's wisdom teeth. No other symptoms Painkillers not working. Any ideas?

Pain: See your dentist for an examination and x-rays.
It could be an infection, related to wisdom teeth, or TMJ.
If your dentist rules out a dental issue, it could be a medical issue such as an ear infection. ...Read more

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I've been having severe jaw pain from my tmj and chipped jaw bone. I've tried Tylenol (acetaminophen) heating pad ibeprofen. Nothing has helped. What should I do?

I've been having severe jaw pain from my tmj and chipped jaw bone. I've tried Tylenol (acetaminophen) heating pad ibeprofen. Nothing has helped. What should I do?

See OFP specialist: TMJ disorders are serious medical problems related to the joint and does not go away on its own. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAIDs gives temporary relief of pain but does not address the cause. The most important thing however is to have your condition diagnosed properly by a qualified professional, such as Orofacial Pain specialist. ...Read more

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Tooth infection. On rodogyl. 10days. Root canal done. Still pain. Lnode by jaw swollen. Bone by ear near temple hurts. Do I need see a doctor not dentist?

Tooth infection. On rodogyl. 10days. Root canal done. Still pain. Lnode by jaw swollen. Bone by ear near temple hurts. Do I need see a doctor not dentist?

See your dentist: You need to see the dentist who is treating you for your root canal therapy. Pain may be from an accessory canal, and further treatment may be necessary... Your physician cannot determine that. Call and feel better soon... ...Read more

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I have an earache causing facial swelling and pain in cheek and jaw bone. I've taken ibuprofen and paracetamol. What else can I do or take?

I have an earache causing facial swelling and pain in cheek and jaw bone. I've taken ibuprofen and paracetamol. What else can I do or take?

May need dental chec: Facial swell (if it is real) is worry some. The swelling and
pain in the check require a Dental check up to make sure you do not have a cavity/dental infection which will get worse if you do not take antibiotics ASAP, may be even tonight or at least by Saturday morning. If you do not have a dentist, go to an ER and have a physician look inside your mouth and give you stronger pain medicine/antibi ...Read more

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Extreme pain in neck right under jaw bone and in ears after chocking during intercourse, can't turn head, damage? Playful no exfixiation

Extreme pain in neck right under jaw bone and in ears after chocking during intercourse, can't turn head, damage? Playful no exfixiation

Exam: Unfortunately, this sounds like a result of rough sex: I will assume that the choking was consensual; however, I would advise a medical exam - probably soft tissue swelling. If not allergic, try Advil and or Aleve (naproxen). Next...tell your man that "it;s my turn to choke you"... See how he feels later: certainly will give him perspective. Fun...is fun...pain?? ...? 50 Shades? -be careful-get checked. ...Read more

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The right side of my mouth (upper and lower) is in severe pain. My teeth, gums, and jaw bone are hurting. What could be causing the problem? I havetmj

The right side of my mouth (upper and lower) is in severe pain. My teeth, gums, and jaw bone are hurting. What could be causing the problem? I havetmj

We all have TMJ: Saying I have TMJ is like saying I have knee, it is a joint, you mean to say you believe you have tmd (temporomandibular disorder). You say the r side upper & lower, perhaps it is a problem of your facial nerves on that side, neuralgia. Teeth, gums and bone? That does not sound like a joint disturbance. Many doctors mistakenly point to the TMJ as the culprit when they don't know what else to say. ...Read more

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I get sharp pain from my temple an jaw bone an also a sharp ear ache is it a ear infection?

Get ear examined: Sharp temple pain involving ear may be due to multiple causes, but infection in the ENT region needs to be rules out first. Tension and, Migraine Headaches along with high blood pressure could contribute to temple pain. Temple arteritis needs to be considered if common causes are ruled out and if still symptomatic. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth removal, 1 was impacted. It started hurting a few days after, it still looks like I have a blood clot. The pain is in my ear/ jaw bone.?

Wisdom teeth removal, 1 was impacted. It started hurting a few days after, it still looks like I have a blood clot. The pain is in my ear/ jaw bone.?

Dry socket: Most common time for onset of dry socket is 3 to 7 days following surgery. If antibiotics were not prescribed it is also possible to have an infection of the site. Fever might accompany the infection. In either case contact the office you were seen at or your dentist if by a specialist. Either can prescribe antibiotics or place a dressing. ...Read more

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I had my bottom molar pulled 4 days ago I am in extreme pain and I can see my jaw bone I also have a bad smell of rot and my meds make me sick.

I had my bottom molar pulled 4 days ago I am in extreme pain and I can see my jaw bone I also have a bad smell of rot and my meds make me sick.

Possible infection: Contact the person that removed the tooth as soon as possible. You may have a piece of the tooth remaining in the socket or an infection of the jaw. Continue all antibiotic medication unless told to stop by the prescribing physician or their staff. ...Read more

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I have been on medication for a sinus infection (augmentin) finished 10 days but now I'm in severe pain in my jaw, simple and cheek bone area. Help!

Toothache: Is the most common cause for orofacial pain. Sinus infection can cause a toothache — especially in the upper rear teeth, which are close to the sinuses. If you have a persistent jaw pain, first consult your dentist for an exam. The dentist needs to rule out dental causes for the pain, such as periodontal disease or dental abscesses/pulpitis. ...Read more

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Been taking forteo for 16 dos. Have a bone spur growing into my sinus, now mid shin and rt. Jaw pain. I want to stop these injections. Ideas?

TMD? & leg pain.: Statistically, jaw pain is a bite problem if near the ear or teeth if lower or midline. See dentist. Eli Lilly says " FORTEO is Rx [for] osteoporosis [patients] at high risk for.. . fractures.. . " If you'd like to quit it, get a DEXA scan for bone density. Shin pain with your hx should be neuritic from the back. Try an epidural. Spur in a sinus-a cavity-shd be benign. No take oral cortisone. ...Read more

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Been having jaw pain n it's making head pains on the same side temples hurt scared bone brain infec on augmentin will that work for jaw infe if one?

Need diagnosisYes co: You need a diagnosis. Unlikely a brain or bone infection unless you've been told that is the problem.
could be a TMJ or wisdom tooth problem. See oral surgeon for exam/recommendation. S
If TMJ diagnosed, see a TMJ expert for guidance. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. ...Read more

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Top wisdom tooth extracted 10 days ago-irritation b/w it and molar. Now irritation gone but dull cheek & jaw pain, and gums/bone tender above extract.

Top wisdom tooth extracted 10 days ago-irritation b/w it and molar. Now irritation gone but dull cheek & jaw pain, and gums/bone tender above extract.

See your dentist: It isn't unusual to be sore but return to your dentist to reevaluate the area.
You may need to be on antibiotics ...Read more

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Pain and very tender to touch cheek bone right next to ear and up into eye socket. No jaw pain. Occasional temple and head pain. No injury.

Make an appointment: These types of situations require a personal one on one clinical exam, starting with a dentist to rule out a dental cause, followed by a physician if necessary. Call and set up an appointment with your own dentist asap. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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My daughter has a slightly swollen tongue, jaw pain up to cheek bone and aching feeling when swallowing. Took motrin so I don't know if she had fever?

Viral infection: Symptoms seem typical of a cold which is a viral infection. If she has a fever check with your doctor for a possible strep throat which would require antibiotics. ...Read more

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I had a lower right molar removed about a week ago. Now I have ear, throat, and jaw pain. Also, a knot has popped up on skull bone behind right ear?

I had a lower right molar removed about a week ago. Now I have ear, throat, and jaw pain. Also, a knot has popped up on skull bone behind right ear?

Oral Surgeon: Get to the Oral Surgeon right away. If they did not do the extraction, see your Dentist who did and get immediate referral to the Oral Surgeon. Explain about having pain and mastoid swelling. Good Luck. Do not wait. ...Read more