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Sore On Tongue From Tmj Splint
Can TMJ cause itchy achy deep ear pain? I have ear pain when swallowing, jaw clicks, sore under ear and neck. Dr says jaw opens crooked. It's annoying
Face mildly aches, lip/tongue tingles often, TM joint sore to touch. No stabbing pain like TN, no TN triggers on face. Is this TMJ? (could it be?)
Neck thoracic lumbar & TMJ/Biting tongue past 4 am's tip numb 6 hrs now Where 2 get $$ help for new splint Tongue feels lg in mouth teeth crowding?
Tongue sore like I bit it but didn't. Ear hurts a little too. Been to ENT. Seen nothing. PCP says tmj. Could this be cancer? No swollen nodes or sores
Anything possible: But you have already been extensively evaluated without discovery of anything suspicious, and a proposed diagnosis has been made. Cancer is highly improbable - but if you are a drinker, smoker, chew tobacco or have HPV infection you should be rechecked with regularity, perhaps yearly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to cure tmj? My symptoms are jaw ache on the right side, feeling of ulcer near tongue, difficult to chew & eat, ache near neck.
Oh my ! Two issues : At once! miserable. Get your dentist to treat the ulcer with medication/prescribe topical meds. Lasers work well too. Your TMJ issue needs proper diagnosis. A good start is to locate a dentist that treats the issue ;get into a passive bite guard/splint that is balanced to your bite ; allows for proper function. Symptoms of "tmj" many times are more about muscle issues ; proper diagnosis is essenti. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not normal position: At postural rest normal tongue position is on floor of mouth. If you need to put tongue between teeth, it's your bodies way of telling you there is something wrong with your occlusion causing or contributing to your TMJ symptoms. See an orthodontist for occlusal evaluation. Most of the time (90%) when malocclusion corrected, TMJ symptoms diminish or disappear. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it normal to feel the TMJ inflammmed after 5-6 months of an arthroscopy?
It gets sore more in the morning & in contact with cold air!thank you
Sometimes: Arthroscopy will often help but not eliminate your pain. Most scope patients need ongoing management of the TMJ problem. Clenching and grinding, malocclusion and poor chewing habits can perpetuate symptoms. See you arthroscopy surgeon, or another experienced oral surgeon, to help sort things out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tmj pain, having an open jaw makes it worse. Used to clench but haven't in months, yet still my jaw is sore. Any helpful hints? Xray was clear.
Conservative: In most cases rest, ice/heat, antiinflammatory medications, physical therapy and daytime behavioral therapy are quite effective. In some cases, the use of an oral splint is beneficial. As has been mentioned, if you are moving your jaw while you sleep, you would not know it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have limited opening of my right jaw. If i don't employ myfront teeth in chewing, will i get TMJ pain and even great ball of soreness in lower right trapezius?
Front teeth touching: And working together properly in chewing and jaw function is extremely important. Front teeth have a critical role for a having a healthy and stable bite. Muscles are affected when front teeth do not engage properly. Seek consult w your dentist or a dental specialist who understands occlusion/bite. In many cases a bite splint appliance can help diagnostically and help w comfort. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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