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I was hit in the head recently and my temple is very swollen and my jaw is sore and my head throbbing what can this mean ?

I was hit in the head recently and my temple is very swollen and my jaw is sore and my head throbbing what can this mean ?

Closed Head Injury: Depending on the injury you sustained, it is possible that you have a simple contusion or more significant fracture. If your symptoms do not resolve, you have nausea/vomiting, vision changes or loss of consciousness it would be wise to seek the advice of your physician for testing and evaluation. ...Read more

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Have sore jaw with pain shooting up towards eye & swelling around cheek & eye Densists said it could be my sinuses What could this mean?

Have sore jaw with pain shooting up towards eye & swelling around cheek & eye Densists said it could be my sinuses What could this mean?

Dentist ASAP!!: It appears that you could have a dental infection originating around your Maxillary(Upper Jaw) canine.This may be an abscess caused by nerve damage inside any of the teeth in that area or a gum infection(periodontal).This is serious and needs immediate attention by a dentist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a really sore throat, stuffy & runny nose, and swollen glands under your jaw?

What does it mean when you have a really sore throat, stuffy & runny nose, and swollen glands under your jaw?

You are sick: Sorry to be blunt, it sounds like you have a bad viral infection, flu or cold. It is also possible you could have tonsillitis or pharyngitis leading to swelling of your lymph nodes. ...Read more

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What is a black sore on the inside of my jaw?

What is a black sore on the inside of my jaw?

Check with dentist: It is vital that you have the area examined and possibly biopsied. Oral cancer is treatable if diagnosed early. ...Read more

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What could be causing my jaw to always feel sore/out of place/pop?

What could be causing my jaw to always feel sore/out of place/pop?

Lots of things: It could be anything from arthritis to nothing. Your doctor will be able to at least start you on the right path. ...Read more

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I have what i think is tmd. My jaw is bothersome all day with cracking, soreness, almost like i cannot control it. What can I do?

I have what i think is tmd. My jaw is bothersome all day with cracking, soreness, almost like i cannot control it. What can I do?

Depends: Need to be evaluated to make sure that you truly have tmj/tmd or some other ailment, etc. That can mimic TMJ symptoms. Should see a dentist/tmj specialist first to give you more info with a thorough history and exam. ...Read more

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Can sinusitis cause a sore bottom jaw?

Can sinusitis cause a sore bottom jaw?

Not really: lower jaw or dental pain would be unusual for sinusitis. Upper jaw pain however may be a symptom of sinusitis. ...Read more