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... Oh my goodness girl! I feel for you so much. I'm sorry you had to go through that. I understand the desperation, the feeling of constantly racing through ideas and 'what if's". That's interesting that you're on anticonvulsants because I was prescribed topamax but for me it didn't seem to work, but I also may not have given it enough time to work. Every once in a while the... (4 replies)
... I'm now on anticonvulsants for nerve pain, muscle relaxants and 2 lots of tryciclic antidepressants. I'm seeing the maxillo facial surgeon again at the April for MRI results. I'm desperately hoping they find the cause because im on the verge of losing my job from having so much time off due to pain. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Jitterbug, It sounds like you have been through the ringer with this disease. I am so so sorry for your pain and discomfort. I currently do not have symptoms as severe as yours. If the surgery irritated the cranial nerve system... it may be possible that over time the nerve could heal. Have you ever tried a pain gel before- i believe there are some that aim to relieve... (11 replies)

... sedated by these meds but it beats having excruciating pain on the upper right side of my body. Im seeing my maxillo facial surgeon at the end of a April for my mri results. Im praying it will show up a problem that can be fixed because the thought of living with this for the rest of my life scares the hell out of me. ... (11 replies)
... how to fix it at this rate. I'm at a loss. Some days I just don't even want to be alive anymore due to having to deal with this issue. I always thought it was a TMJ issue but I seriously have no idea anymore. ... (0 replies)
... Hi- If you're having issues with your neck muscles on the same side as the jaw tightness, then maybe your neck is the culprit. The jaw and neck muscles work together so when one system is out of whack it effects the other. You could try and work with a PT to help strengthen/stretch your neck muscles. Have you ever had a neck injury? There are many medications that work... (7 replies)
... allowed me to get a brain MRI done to rule out anything really serious. It came back completely normal so since then I've been completely clueless as in what to do. ... (7 replies)
... No matter what I do it just doesn't seem that whatever this is is going away. I literally have no clue what to do now or if it's even a specific TMJ problem or something else. It just feels like the muscles on my right side never are right. ... (7 replies)
... Those are the most noteworthy mentions. My GP mentioned that if my swallowing doesn't improve over the next few days that I will get an upper GI. My MRI and CT scans of my neck all come back clean. CT of the head also comes back clean. Haven't had a head MRI yet, but I'm not ruling it out. ... (0 replies)
... What type of tmj dentist created your splint? ... (7 replies)
... You actually have a specialized tmj pain specialist? ... (3 replies)
... ear, jaw, temple migraines, the joint right in front of the ear. I did accupunture and massage but didn't really notice improvement. The TMJ specialist was going to do annesthesia injections. So it wears off in a few hours but he said like accupunture, sometimes the act of injecting a needle helps. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Elle, Was wondering how you were feeling.... I also have issues stemming from my neck. My left side is hard as a rock... I get pain in the back and side of my head, also my temple. I am in physical therapy but have not noticed any improvement yet. I would certainly continue pursuing the neck correlation. Hope you are feeling better! (3 replies)
... I believe you said you felt like the popping was a muscle or ligament issue since your MRI of your TMJ discs came back normal... is that correct? ... (7 replies)
... grinding sounds when you open your mouth do sound like you could have some disc damage. You may want to look into a tmj specialist and have some imaging done. An MRI or cone beam scan to better understand what is going on with the joints and discs. ... (5 replies)
... I started splint therapy, and it helped me a lot. I wear my orthotic to not live in pain. My TMJ was caused because I clenched during the day 18 months ago. I was under a lot of stress at work, and would clench on pencils. ... (8 replies)
... Yes it is good to talk to Someone back and forth. You're welcome and thank you as well for the conversation. I really looks forward to hearing from you! I have another health boards friend I chat with, it really helps. I never had the imaging done, I'm scared, only a panoramic X-ray where one dr explained my joints but at the time he didn't say much was bad but at the time my... (22 replies)
... Maybe consult with a few tmj specialists in your area... ... (22 replies)
So scared
Dec 26, 2016
... stic gizmo in my mouth and crank it up for degrees of opening at various time intervals. This was uncomfortable for me as I have a limited jaw opening due to my tmj issues. Don't forget to check on insurance coverage etc. Good luck. ... (3 replies)
So scared
Dec 25, 2016
... Is there any side effect of doing MRI for TMJ? ... (3 replies)

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