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   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-13-2003, 05:11 PM   #1
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: usa
Posts: 581
Ouch-ear-pain HB User
Angry PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!

I have a major problem. I have had TMJ on the left side of my jaw for like 5-6 years know and memeber how I said one time me jaw cracked and got hot, well know the other side is showing signs of TMJ!! Ear pain, jaw soreness can't even press over jaw joint or gums, and it locks a little tiny bit. My problem is I think my left side was off so it made the right side be unbalanced?? I have to see a specialist but I can't find one yet. And when I do jaw excersizes (which my mom makes me do)my jaw locks big time and does the loudest pop ever!!! Should I stop doing them? When i feel my joints and open and close my mouth my left side feels alot higher?? Please help!!!!!!!

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 09-13-2003, 06:15 PM   #2
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Kaysville, Utah USA
Posts: 350
GenDen HB User

Don't do exercises if it hurts. Put moist heat on your jaws. A warm washrag wrung out works. Only eat very soft foods. Don't chew any more than you have to. Get to a specialist as soon as you can. Put no strain whatsoever on your jaws until you can get to a specialist.

Old 09-13-2003, 08:18 PM   #3
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: usa
Posts: 581
Ouch-ear-pain HB User

I don't think it is to the point where I can't touch or anything. I just don't like to press the joints and gum's themselves because it gives me discomfort. I just don't want it to get any worse. Thanks for your response.

Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

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

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:16 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!