Masticatory Muscle Pain

Masticatory muscle pain is a condition where the pain originates in the masticatory muscles. The symptoms are muscle pain on the increased level of muscle usage, muscle fatigue, and tightness. It is managed by taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants, applying hot packs, and massaging the affected muscle.

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Can dental problems cause head and shoulder pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 47-year-old male with a height of 162 cm and a weight of 74 kg. I have tooth pain, and pain in the upper and lower jaw, the backside of the head, and the shoulder. The pain is mostly on the right side of the head and jaw. Can you please help me with this?  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. I went through your question and CT (computed tomography) report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Your CT report is normal, which means there is no major issue to be concerned about. The problem looks muscle-related...  Read Full »

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