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What Could Cause The Pain And Possible Swelling On My Jaw Joint
Usually TMD: Usually a problem with the TMJ. See a TMJ expert to help evaluate and treat your problem. A TMJ expert can be general dentist, an oral surgeon, prosthodontist, orofacial pain specialist. Ask your physician, dentist or dental society for a recommendation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Evaluate the Jaws: Tmj disorders are known as "the great impostor" as the signs and symptoms related to this syndrome mimic many other maladies. By definition, a syndrome cannot be diagnosed by performing any one specific test, only by completion of a comprehensive exam and then correlating the results of the findings to known symptoms. Your jaw joints, the teeth and how they relate to one another and your muscle. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can cause the jaw joint in the inside of your mouth from where your mouth opens and closes to hurt?
TMJ syndrome: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Benign click is not considered a pathology. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment options if needed. They are the expert in this field. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Left side- face, jaw, neck, shoulder, and elbow "joint" pain with some specific sight swelling, and redness as well as feverish to the touch AND this has presented the same type symptoms in other "joints" on right side too. ?
Autoimmune or infect: Your symptoms could represent either an autoimmune disorder like Lupus or scleroderma or an infectious process like Lyme disease. These are just examples. You need to see a good internet to get blood tests and perhaps X-rays and have a through examination. Your internist could then refer you further if needed. If symptoms now, go to MD now. ...Read more
Chronic right side neck pain under ear and jaw joint. Got a steroid injection that relieved pain for 2 weeks. Ct scan to check styloid normal. Causes?
Myofascial pain: Likely your pain is from muscle and fascia in the areas of your jaw, neck, upper shoulder, and upper back. Learn to find and work on the tender knots of muscles in these areas of your body. A book winners' guide to pain relief describes and teaches the techniques with using a small rubber ball and stretching. Prior injuries and inflammatory foods can be relevant. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com. ...Read more
Would naproxen 500mg help facial/cheek swelling go down for temporomandibular joint disorder (tmj)? How long should it take?
Why?: Why do you need it? Can you fully open and fully close your teeth together? Does it hurt to do so? Get a second and third opinion before surgery. Do not be impressed with credentials. Get your MRI report. A displaced disc is not a basis for TMJ surgery. The disc positioin is inherent to you and does not have to be centered, and is a factor of your bite and teeth occlusion. Not pleasant surg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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