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What can I do to eliminate lower jaw pain?

What can I do to eliminate lower jaw pain?

Diagnosis First: Find out what is causing the pain. See an oral surgeon for diagnosis and treatment suggestions. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Jaw Pain (Definition)

Jaw pain is pain in the upper and lower jaws including the tmj. There are many causes of jaw pain and your dentist usually ...Read more


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What could be a cause of lower jaw pain?

What could be a cause of lower jaw pain?

Need Consultation: Some things are: 1) infected tooth. 2) cavities. 3) gum disease. 4) malignant (cancer) 5) muscle dysfunction. 6) TMJ malfunctions.\ 7) etc., . ...Read more

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What could be a cause for lower jaw pain? What can I do?

What could be a cause for lower jaw pain? What can I do?

Many things: Trauma, tooth decay, infected tooth, periodontal disease, benign tumor, malignant tumor, muscle pain, TMJ (jaw joint) problems, ear infection(referred to jaw), See oral surgeon for diagnosis/treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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I have been having lower jaw pain off and on i feel like i got punched when the pain is there its hard to move jaw.& when pain is gone feels better?

I have been having lower jaw pain off and on i feel like i got punched when the pain is there its hard to move jaw.& when pain is gone feels better?

Jaw and Muscle Pain: It appears that you have a serious TMJ and muscle dysfunction that causes these muscles to go into a spasm and the jaw joint (TMJ) to lock when you are in a closed position. You seriously need treatment from a dentist that is very skilled at treating tmj. Only about 5% of dentist are really good in this realm. ...Read more

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Could sinuses cause lower jaw pain?

No: Lower jaw pain caused either by a tooth dying or TMJ so see your dentist. As for the sinus please see your ent. ...Read more

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I have a terrible head cold with lower jaw pain?

Acute Sinusitis: If you have sinusitis you may feel generally unwell and have a jaw pain and facial pain. Many sinus infections improve without treatment. If concerned, see your GP for eval. ...Read more

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Only lower LEFT jaw pain accompanied with chest pain is the sign of H.A.or RIGHT lower jaw could also be sign?left and right jaw big difference?

Only lower LEFT jaw pain accompanied with chest pain is the sign of H.A.or RIGHT lower jaw could also be sign?left and right jaw big difference?

Chest pain: Chest pain should never be ignored. Chest pain plus jaw pain (either side) needs immediate evaluation. Call 911 or go immediately to ER. Better to rule out a heart attack then to not treat it. ...Read more

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I have jaw pain in a few spots on my lower jaw that that came back after being healed for 2 weeks. All i did was eat a little bit of crunchy cereal.

Be patient: Pain in your jaw can be painful and you may experience swelling and sensitivity, which can make eating problematic. Soft diet, moist heat and muscle stretching is all you need for a fast healing. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the area between the chin and neck? Just a dull ache, as if someone is pressing there.Some lower jaw pain & upper jaw pressure.

What causes pain in the area between the chin and neck? Just a dull ache, as if someone is pressing there.Some lower jaw pain & upper jaw pressure.

Pain: IN some cases it can be a dental nerve pain from a cavity or from teeth clenching or bite changes. Start by seeing your dentist, but if normal then see an ENT. For now a soft diet, warm compresses and ibuprofen may help ...Read more

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Got hit in jaw. Pain in left side of lower jaw and ear. Hurts to eat on that side. Can't close it all the way. Have movement but with pain. Help?

Got hit in jaw. Pain in left side of lower jaw and ear. Hurts to eat on that side. Can't close it all the way. Have movement but with pain. Help?

See Dentist ASAP : It sounds like a possible jaw fracture or a bleed into the TMJ jaw joint. You need an accurate diagnosis from a dentist. They can remmend treatment or proper referral for follow up. ...Read more

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