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Tmj And Gum Pain
My symptoms are jaw joint pain, jaw clicking, dizziness, grinding, chewing difficulties, neck pain and limited mouth opening. What could it be?
TMJ disorder : What you are describing is classic for TMJ - a inflammation of your jaw hinge joint. Start with ibuprofen, avoid hard foods, avoid chewing gum, apply warm compress, and get into to see your dentist. It can be made significantly worse by night time teeth grinding. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Pain in greater palantine foramen. Dentist says tmj but no clicking. Wisdom tooth cavity same side. No tooth pain just palate and ear pain. Isthis tmd?
Many things: An "abscess" is a localized collection of inflammatory cells in response to an infection. It may present with pain, swelling, fever and a general "unwell" feeling. With that being said, pain in the lower jaw can be indicative of many things from soft tissue infection, dental problems or muscle/bone pain. See a healthcare professional for a proper evaluation. ...Read more
Tender lump at gum line on top right. Jaw pain and earache. Some pain in neck. No real tooth pain.
Ear and upper mouth pain along upper jaw. Pain before wisdom tooth removed, didn't solve problem. Been to three dentists and ent. Constant ache.
Mystery: We are limited as to what to attribute the cause of your symptoms to over the internet. This requires a proper and complete medical and dental history, along with a clinical exam and a full set of x-rays. You might want to get a consult at a local dental school or a teaching hospital dental residency program. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your dentist: There are many and various tooth problems which could match hot nerve tooth pain (nerve infection, gum infection, etc.). I can appreciate your concerned about your dental health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Many options are available, not only extraction. Rec.: see your dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a cavity in wisdom tooth cause jaw discomfort, ear pain and burning on the mucosa around tooth but NO TOOTH PAIN. Maxilla soreness inside mouth.
Diagnosed with TMJ and having tongue pain and roof of mouth pain behind wisdom teeth. Is this normal?
Could be: TMJ Muscle Spasms can cause this.Get a more detailed answer ›
Medical attention: Signs and symptoms of TMJ disorder may include: Pain and ache in the jaw Facial pain Locking of the jaw in open or closed position Ache around the ears Difficulty chewing or discomfort during chewing General advise is to avoid hard, chewy food but if the tenderness is persistent or if jaw can not be opened or closed completely to seek medical attention from a doctor or dentist. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Upper wisdom tooth has internal resorption. No tooth pain but pain palate behind tooth and ear hurts. Is pain common with IRR?Scared. Help.
Options: A consultation with your local General Dentist and an Endodontist to discuss your treatment options would be prudent. However, if it's a wisdom tooth the recommendation would likely be to extract it. Let's start by diagnosing the cause of your pain. This cannot be done over the internet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
I am experiencing gum swelling, toothache, mouth pain and gum pain (pressure). The following also describe me: Bad breath and Bleeding gums. What shou?
Dental Exam: It appears you need to be seen by a local dentist for a comprehensive exam and treatment plan. Pain and swelling are indicative of infection.... needs to be treated ASAP. Halitosis can be attributed to cavities and periodontal disease. Please call for an appointment. Failure to treat can result in the loss of your teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers