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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
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
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
Would naproxen 500mg help facial/cheek swelling go down for temporomandibular joint disorder (tmj)? How long should it take?
I've recently developed pain in my ear and jaw joint or hinge and its a very bad shooting pain causing my head and neck to hurt, what could this be?
My jaw feels locked most of the time. Could this be possible TMJ syndrome (temporomandibular joint disorder)?
TMJ Dysfunction: Yes. Your description is certainly relevant to TMJ syndrome or dysfunction. "locking" of the joint can happen when the cartilaginous disk that rests between the bones that make up this joint becomes displaced, which can make opening your jaw difficult or painful. Currently, there are several different treatment options available. I recommend a consultation with a qualified specialist in TMJ tx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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