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Re: PLEASE HELP!just found out i have TMJ

Re: PLEASE HELP!just found out i have TMJ

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Posted by Dale on March 04, 2000 at 09:03:02:

In Reply to: PLEASE HELP!just found out i have TMJ posted by rip on March 03, 2000 at 21:36:20:

WOW, you got lucky, a Dr. that knew what it was and gave you med's to help on your first visit!
Most MD's don't even think about TMJ neverless diagnose it, they just aren't educated enough about it I guess. Ask people around you who they would recommend you see. ( Dentist, Oral surgon etc) You'd be surprised at how many people have this.I found a good one that way but have to wait for my insurance to kick in before I can see him. Good luck

: My left ear had been hurting for 3 or 4 right shoulder and neck area for 2 weeks and my throat hurts i thought it was my sintus problem that i keep all the time!then i decided i had a ear infection i put hydroperioxide in today i went to the doctor she said i had TMJ she perscriped a muscle relaxer and anti-inflamatory and said to wear a sports mouth piece to sleep i am going to follow her advise But if this doesnt help what next?I am in extreme PAIN!Any other simple advise i am under alot of stress i just returned to work two weeks ago from lower back surgery and i work midnight's with little sleep and to top it off i have a coworker that is rude and crude and never shuts up! i have had cervical neck surgery 2 years ago and had braces when i was 12 all this and i am only 33 years old is there any hope

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