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Tmj Disorders

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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I recently had a dental procedure, which has caused my TMJ disorder to flare up. Can I use Co-codamol tablets for pain relief?

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 »

Dr. Mohammad Rajja

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

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