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Temple is sore like a bruise but no mark. Ear pain, jaw clicking, pain under jaw bone to chin. Doc says TMD. Motrin doesn't help. TMJ cause this pain?

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Dr. Christopher Mcgraw
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: It Can

TMJ or TMD are the same thing.
. Motrin may or may not help. Ice can help. mouthguard can help. You may want to see a orthodontist.

In brief: It Can

TMJ or TMD are the same thing.
. Motrin may or may not help. Ice can help. mouthguard can help. You may want to see a orthodontist.
Dr. Christopher Mcgraw
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Click indicates disc displaced.
You can't fix this by taking a pill. See your Dentist. As if referral to Orthodontist or Oral Surgeon is in order. You need someone to determine the cause of your dysfunction and to treat the cause.

In brief: Yes

Click indicates disc displaced.
You can't fix this by taking a pill. See your Dentist. As if referral to Orthodontist or Oral Surgeon is in order. You need someone to determine the cause of your dysfunction and to treat the cause.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Robert Devin
Absolutely, TMD is a complex syndrome and many specialists need to be consulted.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Definitely, yes

TMJ symptoms are pain in the jaw, pain at your temples, earache, earache, and popping or clicking noise.
TMJ disorder is a complex medical condition, therefore, it's a good idea to see a TMJ specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Definitely, yes

TMJ symptoms are pain in the jaw, pain at your temples, earache, earache, and popping or clicking noise.
TMJ disorder is a complex medical condition, therefore, it's a good idea to see a TMJ specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possibly

Get checked by a TMJ/TMD specialist.
You appear to have many signs/symptoms of a TMJ issue.

In brief: Possibly

Get checked by a TMJ/TMD specialist.
You appear to have many signs/symptoms of a TMJ issue.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Yes

Yes.
Clearly TMJ/TMD symptoms. See TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
Clearly TMJ/TMD symptoms. See TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals.
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