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... The soft diet depends on how your doctor defines soft. Just ask your doctor to give you some examples of foods that are okay to eat. ... (6 replies)
... n I was younger came back at the end. My father ended up moving in at the end to take care of him but still it can take alot out of a person becoming a caregiver no matter the distance. ... (12 replies)
... I miss so many foods. I have been on soft food diet since 2010 when this all started. I used to really like going out to restaurants but know I hardly go because its such hard time finding things I can eat. ... (7 replies)

... My last thing of note.. I'm going to continue with the heating pack and jaw exercises, and also try a soft diet for awhile. And I meant no chewing w h a t so e v e r. ... (1 replies)
TMJ face change
Feb 27, 2010
... friend has had it 17 years. She has had luck with exercises. What ever you do, don't chew on hard candy, or nuts. That agrivates your jaw and causes swelling. No hard pretzels, you know, the big fat ones, and no chewing on ice cubes. I don't know about stints. Most people get clogged ears when they go up in an airplane. ... (97 replies)
... ialist, not just any dentist. It is a difficult condition to treat, and there are a lot of dentists out there who claim they know about TMJ when really they have no idea, just because it is an expensive condition to treat and they can make a lot of money. ... (3 replies)
... Well, it depends on your restrictions. I've been on soft food diets where that was okay, and I've been on non chewing diets where it wasn't. After my last surgery, I was on liquid and then no chew. Before the surgery, I was just restricted to things that strained my jaw. ... (6 replies)
May 3, 2005
... ecause I had the same surgery. But, my right was open joint surgery. I had to spend the night in the hospital. Physical therapy for a month, a new splint, liquid diet for a few weeks and 6 months of no chewing. I was taking Baclofen for awhile and now am just taking Relafen and Elavil. ... (4 replies)
... Suddenly the popping and clicking came while I was doing this wiggling. I stopped after about 15 seconds. I found that I could open my mouth wide with no pain now but with clicking noise. ... (6 replies)
So sick of fish
Apr 3, 2003
... I'm not too familiar with the rules of the soft chew/no chew diet. But if anyone is interested, I've got some fantastic soup recipes. Let me know and I'll email them to whomever wants them. One is for potato leek soup (which is excellent!! It's put in a blender before serving, so there aren't any big pieces in it that need chewing). One is for french onion soup (really rich,... (8 replies)
... I've been on a no chew diet for four months now...I'm so over it. I'm in PT post surgery now and am looking forward to real food again! ... (4 replies)
May 7, 2001
... bascially "no chewing" well, i tried, but must admit it didn't last long, i have not been eating "steak" or anything, but softer foods that do require some chewing but not much pressure. try the heating pad, it may help you too. from what i've read, this is not an easy thing to resolve. UGH!!! ... (7 replies)
... i have had similar symptoms. i also was with an ent for 10 months & had many tests, ct scans etc. nothing significant was found wrong with my ear, but i had constant pain, pressure & ringing. finally, we came to the conclusion that i had an infected wisdom tooth & had it removed. that was 17 months ago & i was symptom free til about a month ago when i started to have pain... (3 replies)
... Originally my TMJ presented as rare instances of extreme ear pain on left side. I was never scanned, the ENT said I chew my cheeks and to stop chewing gum. No warning it could get worse. ... (6 replies)
... er a couple ENTs, a headache specialist, one neurologist and one TMJ specialist, it was non schalantly deduced that I have only mild blockage in my sinus cavity, no apparent eustachian tube dysfunction and most likely had TMJ dysfunction. ... (6 replies)
... The muscle relaxers made me continually sleepy and depressed, but thankfully I no longer need to take them. I feel more like myself without them. ... (4 replies)
... on a yogurt diet lol. That brought me hope until my dentist said there is a chance it wouldn't work and I would need surgery in the end. ... (4 replies)
... chewy foods from your diet. No gum chewing, mints, bagels, steak, pizza crusts, etc... Avoiding these foods now, may keep your symptoms pain free in the future. ... (4 replies)
... How did you find out it was a fungal infection though? How did the doctors come to that conclusion? Was it a blood test you had? If it was, I've already had a blood test about a month ago & everything came back normal. (4 replies)
... when chewing etc.But I had pain and fullness in ears,sinus passages ,sore throat sometimes,nervousness ,stiff neck ,jaw,sore teeth etc. ... (4 replies)

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