Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders affect the jawbone joints, adjacent muscles, and ligaments. It can occur due to improper bite, wear, tears, trauma, or arthritis. Even though it is not a life-threatening condition, it can lead to stress and depression when left untreated. Treatment includes splints, physical therapy, surgery, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. The condition usually resolves on its own.
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Query: Hello doctor, I underwent a dental procedure last week and was prescribed two 5mg diazepam tablets to take prior to the procedure. The last dose of diazepam I took was on Tuesday morning, which was five days ago. I would like to know if it is safe for me to take a tablet of co-codamol for pain reli... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. May I inquire Have you been diagnosed with TMJ disorder? Have any investigations been conducted? Are you currently taking any medications? Please provide a specific time frame for the occurrences. Before p... Read Full »