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Why does my jaw make a loud noise when I chew?

Why does my jaw make a loud noise when I chew?

TMJ disfunction: Tmj means temporomandibular joint disfunction can produced pain in the jaw , furthermore with is associated to pain in the joint and bruxism( grinding teeth at night) may produced pain and headaches and trismmus. The initial part of the TMJ dysfunction is jaw noises , i will get check it. ...Read more

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My jaw clicks really loud when i chew. Does this indicate lockjaw?

My jaw clicks really loud when i chew. Does this indicate lockjaw?

Tmj: Sounds like you may have some displacement of the soft tissue internal jaw joint structures. You should consult with your dentist. ...Read more

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Since i was a teen, every time i eat ( chew food).I get a clicking in my jaw; right side. Its loud the person next to me can hear it. What can it be?

Since i was a teen, every time i eat ( chew food).I get a clicking in my jaw; right side. Its loud the person next to me can hear it. What can it be?

TMJ problem: You may have a problem with one of your temporomandibular joints (tmj). It is a common problem and is frequently not recognized. I suggest that you undergo evaluation. There are some exercises that may be tried to strengthen the muscles around the joint. Just google TMJ exercises or check out one of my tips. ...Read more

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Since 14yrs I've had this loud clicking on my r, side of the jaw when chewing or opening my mouth it's beginning to cause a lot of pain. What is that?

Since 14yrs I've had this loud clicking on my r, side of the jaw when chewing or opening my mouth it's beginning to cause a lot of pain. What is that?

Thorough TMJ exam: It is more common for the female to experience TMJ pain or noise in teenage years. Tmj abnormality is also thought to be affected by hormonal changes, which explains why more teen female with issues than male. There are many reasons why TMJ behaves abnormally so the first step is to receive detailed, comprehensive exam to find out why you developed pain. Get diagnosis first, only then get treatmen. ...Read more

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My jaw makes a popping noise when I chew. Is this serious?

My jaw makes a popping noise when I chew. Is this serious?

Evaluation: You may need to have this evaluated by a dentist or ENT. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my jaw makes a popping noise when I chew.?

What do you suggest if my jaw makes a popping noise when I chew.?

TMJ PROBLEMS: This is probably from your temporal mandibular joint also known as your TMJ. It can become inflamed and irritated and cause a snapping or popping sound while chewing. If painful make an appointment to see a dentist or other medical professional that specializes in TMJ treatments. ...Read more

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My jaw always pops when i chew. What could be the cause of this?

My jaw always pops when i chew. What could be the cause of this?

Movable disc: There is a disc in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) that separates the lower jaw from the socket in the skull. If the disc or its ligaments are injured or stretched, the disc can 'pop' out of position during opening or closing or chewing. This makes a 'clicking' sound when it occurs. This is a temporomandibular joint disorder (tmj). A dentist can evaluate this problem and possibly correct it. ...Read more

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What to do if for the past few days my jaw keeps locking when I chew?

What to do if for the past few days my jaw keeps locking when I chew?

Jaw: At some point you will likely need to go to an oral surgeon for an evaluation. Until then, softer diet, try to avoid eating foods that cause you force your mouth wide open- sub/hero etc. NSAID/tylenol for pain if not allergic... ...Read more

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