It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint Message Board
Post New Thread   Reply Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-11-2012, 03:07 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Smyrna, TN
Posts: 1
iheartmemories HB User
Unhappy Temporal pain

I have been experiencing a lot of jaw pain for quite sometime but in the past three weeks I have a new symptom: left side temporal pain and it's like a stabbing pain felt when I chew food, swallow water and talk. Is this a normal pain with TMJ? Worries me to pieces because I can't see a doctor until Jan (no insurance).

Also, paid $230 to see an oral surgeon and was told I do not have TMJ but I think I do. The day I went I was able to open my jaw 50mm. It was a good day but some days I can't open that wide.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2012, 01:21 AM   #2
Inactive
(male)
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Ireland
Posts: 257
pipdog HB Userpipdog HB User
Re: Temporal pain

The temporalis muscle is one of the major jaw muscles so if one of them is sore it's a clear indication that the bite is off. The bite needs to work in a balance so both sides are evenly loaded.

 
Reply With Quote
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Reply Reply




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Botox
Flexeril
Ibuprofen
Klonopin Motrin
  Neurontin
Tylenol
Valium
Vioxx
Xanax




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



MountainReader (78), Canuck65 (37), Shirlett (26), TMJ82 (22), Jill 227 (17), judye (16), Marlene (13), navymid (10), clencher1 (9), saltyk9 (8)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1013), Apollo123 (909), Titchou (857), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (755), midwest1 (671), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:25 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!