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... I have been clicking for over a year ever since I started the antidepressant Lexapro. My psychiatrist said it could be a rare symptom of the medication and as long as the clicking didn't bother me if be fine. A couple days ago I flew to London and all of a dude the clicking became worse. ... (1 replies)
... Over the past couple of years Ive had a lot of dental work done from root canal treatments to removal of wisdom teeth. I go to the dentist regularly. I have never had jaw problems in the past. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks so much for the responses! ... (5 replies)

... Let me begin with my questions, which might not make much sense until you read the rest of the situation, but... well, I know this is long, but I'm really at a loss and wondering if my experiences either sound familiar or raise red flags. ... (16 replies)
... I was diagnosed with TMJ, after I fell off scaffolding at work and hit the left side of my head on the corner of a toolbox. That was in November of 09. I went to an oral pain specialist, who fitted me for a splint. ... (5 replies)
... To help explain my problems better, here are a few personal journal entries that pertain to my jaw, the medications I am on, and the almost intolerable side effects. ... (8 replies)
... I have had unexplained bilateral temporal headaches for over 3 years and just recenlty started to have jaw pain and dysfunction. I cannot open my mouth all the way now and am having difficulty chewing. I am wondering if anyone else had the headaches for a long time before the jaw problems started? ... (5 replies)
... Now its gotten worse. My jaw use to open all the way after it made the cracking noise on my left side. However, Now i have limited opening of 29mm and no cracking. ... (0 replies)
... I was recently diagnosed with TMJ. I have had a lot of dental work done over the past 2 years and I believe the trauma to my mouth so many times and for so long has caused this. ... (2 replies)
... lem in my left jaw around Thanksgiving of last year. I recall that it started with a dull pain in what I believed to be my lower jaw. Nothing seemed to trigger the pain, it was not constant and appeared to just be random. My first thought was that I had a tooth problem, so I scheduled an appointment with my dentist. ... (1 replies)
... will it heal back and be as normal as it used to be before the dislocation? ... (2 replies)
... couldn't bite down properly. Apparently my wisdom teeth had started to grow in and moved my jaw teeth. Soon after I developed a popping in my jaw. Two years ago the pain in my jaw, ear, and temple had become unbearable. My wisdom tooth was impacted, laying parallel to my jaw bone and sitting on a nerve. ... (23 replies)
... Girl, I know the symptoms and I TOTALLY understand them. I also read your post about feeling pain and guilt at the same time. I have walked down that road and back so many times. It is VERY difficult to feel this way, no doubt about it! ... (11 replies)
Mar 28, 2004
... You're right, MRI is the most accurate because it shows soft tissue not just bone so if your disc was displaced it would have showed up on the MRI. I haven't heard of anyone who's disc was recaptured in 2 months either. ... (5 replies)
... I just wanted to say I hope the dental cleaning goes well. It is good that your opening has increased, even though you are still having pain and ear issues. ... (13 replies)
... but I'm just looking for those who've been around the block with this to steer me in the right direction for treatment. ... (5 replies)
... Hi! While I know TMJD can cause these symptoms I cannot tell you if you have a problem with your TMJ or not. ... (6 replies)
To MissiM
Apr 22, 2002
... hour. You can alternate moist heat and Ice. An Ice massage is wonderful and easy. You take one cube put it in a baggie and starting just above your temple rotate the ice going down your face to your neck., 4. GOOD POSTURE this is very very important, 5. relaxation exercises.... ... (2 replies)
... I have posted here only a few times before and am at a point where I seeking more serious intervention such as surgery or Orthotics. Given the way things are now treatment is a must! My TMD is so bad at the moment that I seriously cannot imagine "just living with it," anymore. ... (4 replies)
... t know. My impression is that TMJ is still very, very poorly understood and a lot more research is needed. I think unfortunately, its such a small minority of the general population who need invasive surgery or treatment that funding for TMJ research simply isn't there. ... (14 replies)

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