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lower left jaw pain

By Anonymous August 28, 2017 - 4:15pm
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Hello Anon

Thank you for writing.

Lower jaw pain could be due to bruxism - or teeth grinding. Bruxism is the chronic, involuntary grinding or clenching of teeth. It usually occurs during sleep, but may also occur while awake.

Another cause could be TMD (also known as TMJ) - Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a painful condition. It involves the joint that opens and closes the mouth. The temporomandibular joints are the small joints in front of each ear. They attach the lower jaw (mandible) to the skull. The disorder may affect the jaw joint or the muscles surrounding it.

You will need to see your doctor for a diagnosis.

August 29, 2017 - 5:05am
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