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Would naproxen 500mg help facial/cheek swelling go down for temporomandibular joint disorder (tmj)? How long should it take?

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Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

In conjunction with ice or warm compresses.
And a few days be patient.

In brief: Yes

In conjunction with ice or warm compresses.
And a few days be patient.
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
See your dentist and have it assessed too. There are cranial osteopathic dentists, who are trained to treat/integrate this condition to relieve pain, and help reduce swelling quickly.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Usually no swelling

The facial/cheek area may feel swollen, but usually it's not.
If you actually have swelling, see a TMJ expert to confirm your diagnosis. Or an ENT doc.

In brief: Usually no swelling

The facial/cheek area may feel swollen, but usually it's not.
If you actually have swelling, see a TMJ expert to confirm your diagnosis. Or an ENT doc.
Dr. Louis Gallia
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