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Jaw had sore spot that hurts when pressed. Lower left jaw. No mouth/tooth pain. Caused one sided headache this am. Should I see my doctor?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
4 doctors agree

In brief: See DDS for TMJ

Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain.
TMJ syndrome may cause ear pain, headache and jaw pain. See TMJ dentist for a consultation, diagnosis and treatment options.

In brief: See DDS for TMJ

Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain.
TMJ syndrome may cause ear pain, headache and jaw pain. See TMJ dentist for a consultation, diagnosis and treatment options.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pain

See a dentist or oral surgeon to validate your pain.
This may be a TmJ problem, unerupted wisdom tooth, or other problem that dentist are best able to diagnose and treat.

In brief: Pain

See a dentist or oral surgeon to validate your pain.
This may be a TmJ problem, unerupted wisdom tooth, or other problem that dentist are best able to diagnose and treat.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Any pain, bleeding, or swelling should be investigated.
See your Physician AND your Dentist. Jaw pain could bo of medical or dental origin. See both.

In brief: Yes

Any pain, bleeding, or swelling should be investigated.
See your Physician AND your Dentist. Jaw pain could bo of medical or dental origin. See both.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Oral surgeon

Could be TMJ or other problems.
Best solution is to see an oral surgeon for evaluation.

In brief: Oral surgeon

Could be TMJ or other problems.
Best solution is to see an oral surgeon for evaluation.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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