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Sudden Jaw Pain On One Side
Dentist wants to palpate my jaw to cheak for what? What does that mean, I have bad jaw pain on one side
Checking muscles: Palpation is looking for abnormalities. The dentist is also checking your jaw muscles for signs of TMJ. TMJ patients jaw muscles are often enlarged and have tenderness. This is part of a normal TMJ/dental evaluation. ...Read more
More info needed...: Maxillary or mandibular? Constant or episodic? Anterior or posterior? Bruxism? Dental restorations? Periodontal status? As you can see, your problem is best diagnosed by a dentist who can examine you... so many variables to consider. ...Read more
Easy things first: If patients experience jaw pain, they can try taking anti-inflammatory medications, warm compresses to the area and also avoid any hard foods. If the pain persists they should be seen by a dentist, oral surgeon, or ent. The most common problem is from TMJ (an inflammation of the jaw joint), but jaw pain can be caused by much more serious problems. So it must be checked by someone if it persists. ...Read more
Youngwoman is experiencing mild jaw pain and sometimes clicking. Jaw feels a bit out of place, tighter on one side, but can still eat. How to fix it?
It sounds like possibly a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) issue. The TMJ is the jaw hinge, just in front of the ear. Problems like you describe can be caused by grinding the teeth, usually at night when the person is unaware. You can read more about it here:
http://www. Webmd. Com/oral-health/guide/temporomandibular-disorders-tmd#1 ...Read more
Jaw pain last week, dentist filled 2 cavities, one top and one bottom on left side. No pain after procedure, now day after the pain returned.
Got 6 fillings 10 days ago. Ever since, had a headache on one side for first 3 days, every night I have jaw pain on both sides. Caused by fillings?
Sinus pain, senitivity in teeth. Right side of month (teeth and jaw pain) and nausea only lasting one day? I feel fine now a day later What could it be
Sinusitis: If you have sinusitis, the mucosal lining of the sinus gets inflammed, & swollen. The nerves to the upper teeth, run close to the lining of the sinus. The pressure of swollen lining on the nerves, can give you pain in the upper teeth. Sort of a dull annoying pain. Once the sinusitis is resolved, the lining of the sinus returns to normal & release of pressure leads to relief of pain in the teeth. ...Read more
Hi last nite throbbing jaw pain at the jawline. It was only on one side and the test of mouth didn't hurt. Could it be my teeth our some thing else?
Teeth a concern: Diffuse jaw pain can have several reasons, teeth are one of the more common ones, especially impacted teeth (under the gums). The gums surrounding the teeth can be painful. The jaw joint, tmj, can be a reason for pain, higher on the suspicion meter if you note popping with opening your jaw. The salivary glands, submandibular, can be an etiology for posterior jaw pain. See your dentist for an exam. ...Read more
Arm pain near outer elbow for a few days. Now jaw pain in left side too, headache and fatigue. Could be heart attack or warning to one?
Unlikely: If the pain is days apart, especially unlikely. A heart attack usually declares itself within 8 hours. Although people can have "silent MIs", your age sorta rules that out ...Read more
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
At least once a day. Headache, ear feels hot/full. Eye & temple pressure, jaw pain, shooting pain back of neck, occurs on one side only (right) please help?
Possible TMJ: The way your teeth meet, may need adjustment, so possibly you favor one side or possibly clench or grind your teeth. Temporomandibular joint / muscles -problems can present these symptoms. See a dentist for an evaluation. Try to keep a log of what your were doing immediately prior to each "event" as this may help you or your dentist determine if any harmful habit is causing your problem. ...Read more
Hi, I am having slight centric chest pain for almost a week. Neck pain Shoulder pain, jaw pain nausea headache one sided giddiness fever ECG normal?
Neck if not heart: Any time one experiences chest pain with Jaw, shoulder and arm involvement, ruling out a cardiac cause is paramount. Once done though, your cervical spine can be the underlying trigger for most of these complaints. Have your doc look into your neck as the cause where you might need PT, injections and meds to clear things up. ...Read more
Left side One swollen tonsils and jaw pain with no fever no soar throat nothing else with 412 eosiphinol
Enlarged tonsil: This may be tendonitis despite lack of sore throat. The jaw pain may be referred from tonsillar inflammation. Evaluation by your physician, oral surgeon or an otolaryngologist is advised. Testing would include a throat culture to check for strep and also a monotest and cbc. Your eosinophil count of 412 is nonspecific. ...Read more
Can trigeminal neuralgia cause facial sensitivity on one side lasts all day, with globus sensation and jaw pain, with one-sided finger joint pain?
It depends: Without knowing the specifics or the origin of the pain, it is hard to make any assumptions. In general, take a mild pain killer over the counter, avoid the painful area, use warm water and salt and call your dentist asap. ...Read more
See oral surgeon: A number of things. Best advice is to see an oral surgeon who can diagnose and treat the problem. ...Read more
See OFP specialist: Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain expert for a consultation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I've had consistent jaw pain on the right side of my jaw for two or three months. What could this be?
Several possibilitis: First off you need to see a dentist. You could have an abscessed tooth. It could be a TMJ problem, or a bite problem. Advance gum and bone disease is another possibility. No matter what is causing the pain, you need to see a dentist and get treatment. Pain tells us that something is wrong and may be affecting your overall health. ...Read more
I have woken with severe right sided jaw pain. Had the same 2 weeks ago. Can't tell whether it is upper or lower.
Question?: If you are asking what might be the cause, there are a number of possibilities, including sinus issues, TMJ, periodontal disease, bruxism, and a tooth issue. Without being able to examine you, it is hard to tell so your best bet is to start with a local dentist to rule out any of the above issues. ...Read more
I've been having jaw pain on the left side on and off. The discomfort comes and goes. Sometimes I don't feel any pain for days then it comes back.
See a dentist ASAP: For examination, x-rays and treatment. It won't get better by itself. ...Read more
Bruxism: If you are anxious, you may be grinding or clenching your teeth, either during the day or while you are asleep. This can result in jaw pain. Have your dentist take a look for telltale signs of wear... a bruxism guard might be in order. ...Read more
Type of pain? Location? Other symptoms? Duration?
See an oral surgeon for assessment. Could be TMj but can be many other things. ...Read more
Hi, I have jaw pain all the way up the left side of my face and it has spread to the lower side of my right, what could this be?
Get checked: I would check all of your teeth, your gums, and both of your TM joints. The biomarker l-homocysteine would indicate the presence of unresolved infection, which is the most likely cause of such symptoms ...Read more
I have been suffering for a few weeks with right sided jaw pain. Firstly it was just clicking now it's painful mainly when I move it.
TMJ: Progressive TMJ problem. See TMJ expert ASAP. ...Read more
I don't have jaw pain in the morning when I wake up, but as the morning progresses, so does the pain....Tmj? The pain is only on the right side
Could be: To really get an answer to this you'll need an exam to evaluate your bite, muscles of mastication, joint anatomy and other imaging. Exploration of your stress levels and even sleep posture may come up as well, tmd is very multi-faceted. Get to a tmd-aware dentist for a work-up. ...Read more
I've been having jaw pain lately... Very annoying. On the right side of my face. Like right where the upper and lower meet. What could it be?
Pain in jaw: You may be clenching or grinding your teeth. A professional hard night guard made by your dentist is the best thing for clenching at night. It should protect your teeth and tmj, and alleviate pain. It also may be an infection in a tooth, so see your dentist right away for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
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