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80 1 Tue, 28 Oct 2014
Hi. I had some dental work done three-weeks ago. I had a bridge placed on my bottom left side. I do have TMD, which was dx when I was 23. I am now 40-something (lol). However, since my dental visit I have had temporal pain/cramping sensations and pain in front of my ear. I know that the pain...
103 1 Wed, 22 Oct 2014
I am a healthy 84 year old woman with a couple of nagging problems. I was diagnosed with TMJ, after 40 yrs. of pain, Temporal Arteritis, and Fibromalgia Rheumatica, I moved from IN to FLA five years ago, and am not satisified with my current health medical team. They seem to dismiss my problems...
130 1 Wed, 22 Oct 2014
I got bit by a dog on my jawbone && I went to the ER. They said my scar were too deep for stitches && can t be stitched because it was a dog bite. Okay that was three weeks ago . It s healing && the swelling has gone down but now there is this hard lump on my jawbone && I can t open my mouth...
77 1 Mon, 20 Oct 2014
TMJ surgery with Jaws aligned now/braces. Jaw closed. Question. I am in a good bit of pain. I have had ice on my jaw but it is not helping the swelling. My jaw is swollen double. I feel pretty miserable today. My ears and jaws are hurting very bad. I have lost 6 pounds. I feel very weak. I fixed...
83 3 Tue, 7 Oct 2014
I fell this morning on a run to work. I put out my hands to catch the fall, but still hit my chin requiring 4 or 5 stitches. Later today at lunch time, I had difficulty chewing. I had pain on the left side of my jaw just below the ear. As I finished my lunch the pain decreased, but at supper I...
148 1 Mon, 6 Oct 2014
hi i have a question about tmj. i have very bad tmj and it is constantly causing me to be in pain. My neck is stiff and pain shoot up to my head and ears and have migraines frequently. when dentist diagnosed me with tmj i asked her what i could do or who i could go to to treat it and she told me...
89 1 Mon, 6 Oct 2014
How should I treat my acute tmj/d flare up? I m in a LOT of pain, which makes me clench my jaw which feeds the vicious cycle. Should I try pain meds and muscle relaxer and go to bed? It hasn t been this bad in years. I know for certain that the joint is damaged and there is significant swelling...
233 1 Wed, 1 Oct 2014
Hi, my daughter fell and hit her cheek 3 weeks ago on the bathroom sink. It swelled and bruised fairly instantly. The swelling has gone down and the bruising is going away but very slowly. There is a hard lump under the skin that causes a crease in her cheek. It s particularly noticeable when she...
124 2 Fri, 26 Sep 2014
Hi, so I ve always had a bit of an overbite, but ive always been able to close my jaw all the way. About 4 days ago though I woke up with massive pain in my jaw join area on the right side. It hurts to open or bite down. And ive noticed when I do bite down my bottom teeth seem to be putting...
90 1 Wed, 24 Sep 2014
sir/mam, i m 19 years old. some months ago i used to experience some sort of locking in the right side of my mouth...and couldnt open the mouth fully,specially in the morning.i could open it forcefully with some pain & a tik sound. but it was never permanent. now two days ago my mouth is not...
134 1 Mon, 22 Sep 2014
I have had pain when opening my mouth on the left side for about 4 or 5 months.It seems to be getting worse. Now I have a gritty sound when moving my mouth back and forth. I do aloso get occasional headaches from all of this. What could this be and who should I see?
81 1 Fri, 19 Sep 2014
hallo docter my father is suffring frm athritis ...some time before they were having auyervedic medicine but when my father stoped that again he not even able to open his mouth more then one finger plz tell me what should i do and what type of treatment will b better
85 1 Mon, 15 Sep 2014
Hi, my name is cara and I just noticed a small round lump in front of both ears by the jaw joint while washing my face. The areas are sore to the touch and each have a small swollen line running downward towards my neck. Since noticing the lumps an hour ago the are have begun to ache and swell...
91 1 Fri, 12 Sep 2014
I fractured my jaw 4 or 5 years ago and had a titanium plate insterted. I am getting increasing pains and clicking from my jaw now and constantly having to pop my ears. Is there a resolution to this? I also get headaches regularly which I believe is linked to the jaw. The side of the break also...
117 1 Thu, 11 Sep 2014
Severe ache in jaw on right side--seems to emanate from the upper part of the hinge in the jaw. Started while eating and biting something hard. My dentist is treating for infection--3 days of 2x625 augmentin hane brought no relief. Taking pain killers 2x2Keterol for 4-6 hours of relief.
98 1 Tue, 9 Sep 2014
sir i am suffering from jaw lock my dr has advice me to take mythyneuron tablet and neorobian tablet i am suffering this from last five month please advice me how long will it take me for recover as i have to do implation of my teeth i am very much in pain
126 1 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
I got a surgery on 23th for mandibular, last night while sleeping blood started coming from the stitch, It was coming like water from the tap. Doctor tightly bandaged it. I want to know what could be the reason for this blood and after how many hours the vein or artery join by itself.
110 1 Fri, 5 Sep 2014
Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...I have TMJ artritis and take Advil for inflammation. Recently I noticed my lips are white and my sinus is really sore and puffy. Also bloody nose upon waking. Any ideas?
130 1 Fri, 5 Sep 2014
Hi, I m a female, age of 19. I ve been having some serious discomfort in my jaw--pressure in my top jaw, through the roof of my mouth, in the hinge and behind some of my teeth. This tension feels like it s spread down to my neck, shoulders, and under my chin. I ve also been suffering from severe...
117 1 Mon, 1 Sep 2014
hi my brother is getting some kind of surgery with his jaw. The doctor said that they are going to pull his bottom jaw more out. They also said that the back will be kind empty so they are going to put something to fill it. Is this a major surgery? How long does it take to recover? will this...
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