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Jaw hurts and everytime i open it it pops and feels wierd. Do I have TMJ or dislocated jaw?

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Dr. Laurie Glasser
Sports Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

You need a physical exam to definitively diagnose this issue.
You should call your doctor for an evaluation. Good luck!

In brief: It depends

You need a physical exam to definitively diagnose this issue.
You should call your doctor for an evaluation. Good luck!
Dr. Laurie Glasser
Dr. Laurie Glasser
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Good chance

Popping or locking of the jaw is a symptom that most commonly is a sign of a tmj/tmd problem. You should see a specialist asap.

In brief: Good chance

Popping or locking of the jaw is a symptom that most commonly is a sign of a tmj/tmd problem. You should see a specialist asap.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: TMJ

You have TMJ - a displaced TMJ disk.
See a 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: TMJ

You have TMJ - a displaced TMJ disk.
See a 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.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Duane Keller
Dentistry

In brief: Both

Your dislocated jaw qualifies you to also be considered to have a TMJ dysfunction.
The dislocation is a more definitive term.

In brief: Both

Your dislocated jaw qualifies you to also be considered to have a TMJ dysfunction.
The dislocation is a more definitive term.
Dr. Duane Keller
Dr. Duane Keller
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