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What Causes Jaw Pain On One Side
Can trigeminal neuralgia cause facial sensitivity on one side lasts all day, with globus sensation and jaw pain, with one-sided finger joint pain?
Dentist wants to palpate my jaw to cheak for what?What does that mean, I have bad jaw pain on one side
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Woke up left jaw hurts. I sleep on my right side. Could sleeping with a fan cause this? Jaw pain usually subsides in an hour.
Yes, It's Possible: Problems within the tm joint can cause a huge variety of symptoms, which differ from person to person. Ear and jaw pain are very common. Facial tingling and numbness are less common, but still possible. Unfortunately, there's really no proven way for you to take care of this problem yourself. You need to see a dentist who's experienced with TMJ problems. Get help before your symptoms worsen! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've had swollen submandibular nodes for years. Can swollen nodes cause jaw pain? One node had needle biopsy years ago. They told me not to worry.
Try another visit: Submandibular glands can be enlarged for many reasons and several are quite benign. If you are having jaw pain as well, I would consider getting checked by an oral maxillofacial surgeon or at least another dentist to exam you and confirm this is nothing to worry about and does not require treatment ...Read more
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