Jaw Pain



Related Terms: Wisdom Teeth, Root Canal Treatment, Wisdom Tooth Extraction, Temperomandibular Joint Disorder, Pain Killer, Chest Pain, Surgical Removal Of Wisdom Teeth

Recently Answered Questions


I have jaw pain with popping and locking. Is it a TMJ problem?
Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old female and for about nine months I have had severe jaw pain and it hurts when I chew and sometimes it pops and locks into place. My parents brought it up to my dentist about two months after it started but without looking at my jaw or even asking me about it they s...  Read Full »
Dr. Geeth Sadasivam
Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your complaint and the relevant details. Lock jaw, clicking sound are one of the classic symptoms of TMJ disorders. TMJ stands for temperomandibular joint which is the joint that moves the mandible up, down and sideways. If there is a lack of cushion...  Read Full »
 
I have jaw pain which is radiating to my arm. Is it a cardiac or TMJ problem?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34 year old female, and I have had some palpitations. I was diagnosed with very mild MVP, about five years ago. I go yearly for an echocardiogram. I had my annual heart checkup beginning this year, and I redid an echocardiogram again, and a stress test on the treadmill, and also...  Read Full »
Dr. Isaac Gana
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your complaints, and there is no need for worry. Your symptoms are most likely not due to a cardiovascular cause. Jaw pain that is caused by cardiovascular problems is usually associated with chest pain, shortness of breath, etc. Your symptoms are caused b...  Read Full »
 
I am having jaw pain after root canal treatment. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I had a root canal done in one of my lower right teeth. It was done in one sitting with the help of a laser. Everything was fine for a week. Then, one day my right jaw started aching and I was not able to open the jaw more than half an inch. There wa mild pain below the ear and it inc...  Read Full »
Dr. Honey Arora
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, it can be due to muscle spasm but as it started after one week then it can also be due to infection in the root canal treated tooth. So, first of all, the exact cause needs to be ruled out. If Flexon MR (Ibuprofen, Paracetamol, and Chlorzoxazone) and muscle exe...  Read Full »
 
I have an upper jaw pain and cannot close my mouth. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor,From my left front tooth, all the way to the back of my teeth on top hurt. I cannot close my mouth and it feels like the pain is going up into the bone under my nose. What could that possibly be?  Read Full »
Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it seems to me that you have an apical periodontitis. If you have any cavity related to this area, the tenderness is because of it. Or you must have malocclusion, meaning there is more pressure on these teeth. You need to visit a dentist who will...  Read Full »
 
Why am I having puffy face and throbbing jaw pain?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had a cold for a week and it now feels like a toothache but it is not just one area, it is both top and bottom on the left side of the jaw and it is like radiating from my sinus. My face feels puffy and the pain is throbbing.  Read Full »
Dr. Soheel Hussain Zargar
Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After going through your chief complaint, it seems a case of acute pulpitis due to a carious tooth. Initially,sensitivity was due to the weakening of enamel and dentin and with time it started pinching pulp. Acute pulpitis is characterized by throbbing pain, pain on eat...  Read Full »
 
Kindly help me to fix the jaw pain from clenching.
Query: Hi doctor, I clench my jaw a lot, and my mouth hurts quite a bit from doing so. I need to fix the pain from clenching. Kindly help me.  Read Full »
Dr. Purva Jingar
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to quit this habit. There are a few ways you can try to get rid of it, and the pain will be gone. To quit clenching, if you feel some fear or anything then rule out the cause of it due to which you clench. If stressed or worried try to solve it. When you feel ...  Read Full »
 
What can be the reason for my jaw pain?
Query: Hi doctor, I have jaw pain while clenching my jaw together and opening my mouth wide. It has pained only on the left side where my two jaw bones meet in the back of the mouth or jaw. I took Advil and the pain has reduced. May I know the reason for this? Please explain.  Read Full »
Dr. Prerna Jain
Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain you are experiencing may be because of soreness of your masticatory muscles, the muscles used during eating and chewing. Consult your dentist for a physical evaluation to eliminate malocclusion (imperfect positioning of tooth), tooth caries or abscess in the mou...  Read Full »
 
Is my dentist right in saying that my jaw pain and stiffness are incurable?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from jaw pain and stiffness for a while now which can sometimes result in a headache and pain in the ears. I also can hear my jaws pop when I open my mouth wide. I visited a dentist regarding this issue and after an X-ray, it was concluded that I have a dislocated T...  Read Full »
Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray
Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is always a cause associated with it, that can be one of the following: Habitual one-sided chewing. Missing posterior teeth from one side. Decayed teeth on one. Malocclusion. In case you have one of the above-mentioned conditions associated or night clinc...  Read Full »
 
Can ruptured eardrum cause jaw pain and numbness?
Query: Hello doctor, I am currently trying to get over my seasonal sinus infection. However, after taking a nap a couple of days ago, I lost most hearing in my left ear. I went back to the urgent care and was told I had a ruptured eardrum. I was given drops to put in my ear. However, I cannot help but not...  Read Full »
Dr. Shyam Kalyan N
ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have a ruptured drum, 1. Do not put ear drops. 2. Do not let water enter the ears. 3. Visit an ENT soon. 4. Assess the size of perforation. 5. Ask ENT if it will heal spontaneously. Some perforations are small and heal on their own in healthy individuals, b...  Read Full »
 
I have bulge in jaw with pain after zirconia crown placement on tooth.
Query: Hello doctor, My lower molar root canal was done a year back. After that, a metal-ceramic cap was placed. A few months later, my cap was replaced with zirconia supreme because of throbbing below the cap. My dentist advised that because of metal there may be a possibility of some allergic reaction. ...  Read Full »
Dr. Purva Jingar
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Zirconia, no doubt, it is the best in all caps. But, there is no reason to replace a metal cap. Your jaw pain is may be due to forceful removal of cap and trimming of teeth, etc. Visit the dentist for genuine advice. Not all metal crowns create allergies. It is once in...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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