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Support please!
Jan 24, 2008
... hi, I have a lot of similar symptoms, but have never had my jaw lock up. My jaw is bad, especially on the left side. I have bone on bone, and my face is swollen and the muscle mass has increased. My face is sliding to the right, and sometimes my bite slides too. ... (18 replies)
... I've been dealing with this issue for about 6 months now and have seen at least 6 doctors and had countless appointments. I had one ENT doctor tell me my issues were TMJ related so I thought I'd ask here. ... (32 replies)
... I am locked because my disc is anteriorly displaced, without reduction, and the jaw can't get past it. ... (20 replies)

... I guess I have found a new home with this board. I wanted to share my story so that maybe someone can relate and we can all be in this huge pity party together.. ... (4 replies)
... Yikes, reading your story brought back all the mess I was in 20yrs. ago. Your case mirrors mine very closely, because before I had braces, I had my wisdom teeth removed, and after that, all hell broke loose. ... (10 replies)
... Hi there. Haven't been on this website in awhile. I was reading about people having their jaws locked up for days! Every once in awhile my jaw with lock up but i've always been able to move my jaw sideways both ways and it would pop back into place. ... (0 replies)
... and stay that way for a few hours, then my jaw would just unlock itself on it's own. Eventually, it stopped unlocking itself. I stayed in a closed lock for about a month. Then I started working on a way to unlock it myself, and after five years, I've got it perfected. ... (3 replies)
... It started out as clicking and popping of the jaw, 4 months later jaw locked up on me. I had a closed lock for 17 months and could only open 17mm and my jaw deviated to one side and was in constant horrific pain in my jaws, face, ears...... I hated everything. ... (2 replies)
... WE do not take heavy machine to rooms all day, which also requires extensive furniture moving , then put back and then push machine get point, well at my last job we did have to do all patients bedside, so pushed the heavy machine all day and furniture moving. ... (13 replies)
TMJ newsflash
Aug 25, 2010
... How about just KNOCK me out cold and I feel NOTHING, that would be BEST in my opinion! ... (23 replies)
... it has really diminished in opening in the last month..I am fed up of it... ... (12 replies)
Nti update
Nov 23, 2001
... Here's the history of my NTI experience. About a month or so ago, I got it. The first four days I wore it, I didn't lock up but the headaches were unbearable. Slowly, the headaches got better and the locking returned. ... (2 replies)
... BUT, your treatment options and some of your symptoms sound a lot like mine. I haven't been terribly concerned with my jaws until the last year or so, when the heaches began. ... (7 replies)
... erday I made an emergency trip to a dentist I've never seen before. It's a long story... have wisdom teeth coming in, one got infected, and wouldn't you know it my car was in the shop so I had to WALK to the dentist. Went to the closest one because my regular dentist is across town. ... (8 replies)
... My jaw does that same thing. I found mine was like that most in themornings but cold mornings. Not sure why it is.But i can relate, wanted you to know you arent alone! Mine definately does that lock up and its so painful.. ... (5 replies)
Dec 20, 2004
... it would lock open. ... (8 replies)
... grouped the tingling in with that...but this is numbness like a novacaine shot, so NOW I KNOW what numbness is, is yours numb like that and STAYS that way, mine does and has since what almost 2 weeks now...good gosh you have had yours for 5 weeks! ... (9 replies)

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