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Intense headaches sometimes. How bad of a headache can TMJ cause?
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Dr. Thomas Davis
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: TMJ
Tmj can cause headaches however it would probably be best to first see your medical doctor. There are so many headache related medical problems.

In brief: TMJ
Tmj can cause headaches however it would probably be best to first see your medical doctor. There are so many headache related medical problems.
Dr. Thomas Davis
Dr. Thomas Davis
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Dr. James Bates
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes really bad
Tmj can cause severe headaches, usually on the side of the head or the side of the face or jaw.
However, headaches can also be caused by more serious things, so you should probably have them checked out by a doctor. The good news is that, if your headaches are caused by TMJ problems, then treating the TMJ problem will often relieve the headaches.

In brief: Sometimes really bad
Tmj can cause severe headaches, usually on the side of the head or the side of the face or jaw.
However, headaches can also be caused by more serious things, so you should probably have them checked out by a doctor. The good news is that, if your headaches are caused by TMJ problems, then treating the TMJ problem will often relieve the headaches.
Dr. James Bates
Dr. James Bates
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Severe
Sometimes TMJ headaches are severe, sometimes worse than the associated TMJ pain

In brief: Severe
Sometimes TMJ headaches are severe, sometimes worse than the associated TMJ pain
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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In brief: Varies
Headaches are often a combination of triggers, tmj/tmd just being one of them. The intensity and severity often depends on the person and their pain threshold.
I would see a dr. And then determine if a tmj/tmd specialist is the next step.

In brief: Varies
Headaches are often a combination of triggers, tmj/tmd just being one of them. The intensity and severity often depends on the person and their pain threshold.
I would see a dr. And then determine if a tmj/tmd specialist is the next step.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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