Chewing gum can relieve jaw pain?
Chewing gum only worsen the condition by stretching jaw muscle and TMJ
Jaw pain is often associated with
Jaw pain is associated all the condition given in the question. TMJ pain is long lasting, facial and muscular pain may be short duration pain.
Sign of temporomandibular disorder (TMD)
TMD or temporomandibular disorder is seen as painful jaw, clicking or popping jaw joint, sometimes jaw lock can be seen.
Who more likely to get TMD?
According to surveys, women are more likely to get TMD. Researchers are trying to find out corelation between female hormone and TMD.
Most of the people need surgery for TMD?
Surgery is usually last treatment for TMD, before that many options are there to get relief
Which condition may mimic TMD?
Both, sinusitis and arthritis mimic TMD
Jaw pain is warning sign of heart attack
Pain in the chest and discomfort is a most common warning sign of heart attack. However pain in the other parts of the body like shoulder, jaw, neck etc. can also be a warning sign of heart attack.
Grinding and clenching your teeth may cause:
Grinding and clenching is associated with tooh problems like worn enamel, headache and earache, and most commonly it is associated with TMD.
Severe jaw pain may be caused by medication for which medical problem?
Its rare but one potential side effect of osteoporosis drug is called as osteonecrosis of the jaw, where jaw bone actually dies. It causes severe pain in the jaw.
Once you have TMD, you will always be in some pain,
There will not be the pain for all the time. There will be discomfort and pain but it is not continuous.
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