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Pinched Nerve Jaw Pain
Bulging discs: A punches nerve due to bulging discs in your neck can cause all sorts of pains from numb hands to severe headaches. Even heart attacks radiate into the jaw. Unless you've had a clear exam from your dentist, don't forget the obvious reason for jaw ache is tooth, gum, or some other oral problem. Have a dental exam before looking elsewhere.See 1 more doctor answer
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
I have a 1.9 CM node on my left neck. Only the ctscan could see this. My neck has hurt for 2 months and jaw pain and gum pain. Node touching nerve?
Swelling: More than it touching on a nerve per se, it is the size of the node in this area that is likely the culprit. Tissues are displaced and swollen when a node that typically is between 2-5 mm in size gets big. This occurs due to lots of issues including infection and cancers. Oftentimes it will be removed to see the cause unless there is obvious answer.
Severe aching in jaw, pain releived by pulling lightly on scalp or walking. Comes at night when I lie down. Nerve pain? Tumor? No jaw noises so not TMJ.
Right side of body numb for weeks. Pressure in back/right side of head. Ear feels plugged some jaw pain. Normal MRIs/MRV/MRA and nerve test all norm?
Side of tongue pain, upper jaw pain by roof of mouth, lower jaw pain under tongue, ear discomfort, nerve pain under eye next to nose. TMJ?
Having Neck pain face pain nerve pain in my face headaches jaw pain under chin pain swollen glands under chin all on left side xrays brain ct normal?
Swollen glands: Swollen glands indicate infection. Have you seen Dentist?
Chips and Jaw Pain: Chewing vigorously and repeatedly on hard objects can lead to injury locally within your mouth, but also can traumatize your TMJ apparatus. Moderation is probably best, even if the chips are tasty.See 2 more doctor answers
Jaw pain: For your age there may be many common reasons for jaw but the only way to get to the bottom of it is to get to a dentist asap.See 2 more doctor answers
Many ways!: This question is very vague. Relieving TMJ pain depends on what's causing the pain, or making a diagnosis. Tmj is not just one disease, but one of many disorders of the jaw joint. Usually common sense things like a soft diet, moist heat, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications like Ibuprofen or Naproxen (aleve) will help with the pain. If not, you may want to see a doctor for evaluation.See 3 more doctor answers
It can: I have been a runner for years, and there are instances where clenching during running can occur. Also, the jarring of running on cement, can affect posture and other movements, creating an imbalance. Also, many runners these days cross train. Other activities, like lifting weights can cause you to clench, causing jaw pain. You might want to consider a custom mouthpiece for your activities.See 3 more doctor answers
TMD: The most common cause of jaw pain with clicking is what is known as temporo-mandibular disorder. The differential diagnosis includes true inflammation (arthritis) of the jaw joint or masticatory (muscles that close the jaw) muscle spasm as in grinding your teeth as a habit. The diagnosis can be resolved by a dentist or oral surgeon. Ent docs see this commonly as otalgia (ear ache).See 3 more doctor answers
Occlusion: The most common reason but jot the only reason for pain in the TMJ joint is occlusion that is unbalanced. Occlusion is the way your teeth fit together. If their isn't a harmonious balance in the occlusion TMJ pain is often a result.See 3 more doctor answers