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Jaw pain: Introduction

Jaw pain: Pain affecting the jaw or jawbone. See detailed information below for a list of 73 causes of Jaw pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Jaw pain:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Jaw pain. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Jaw pain

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Causes of Types of Jaw pain:

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Jaw pain: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Jaw pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Jaw pain Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Jaw pain may include:

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Stories from Users for Jaw pain

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Message Boards for Jaw pain

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Diagnostic tests for Jaw pain:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Jaw pain. Some of these are listed below :

  • General inspection
    • Note the person's general state and behavior - e.g. any sudden jabbing pain in the face causes a characteristic "tic" and may indicate neuralgia.
  • Physical examination
    • Look just in front of the ear for swelling of the jaw joint (may indicate swelling of the temporomandibular joint)
    • Feel the joint by placing a finger just in front of the ear while the person opens and shuts their mouth
    • Clicking and grating may be felt and may be associated with tenderness if the temporomandibular joint is involved in an inflammatory arthritis such as Rheumatoid arthritis
  • more tests...»

Jaw pain: Animations

Medications or substances causing Jaw pain:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Jaw pain as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Maxalt
  • Maxalt-MLT
  • Amerge
  • Nicotine inhaler
  • Nicotrol
  • Nicotrol Inhaler
  • more causes...»

Jaw pain: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Jaw pain may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Jaw pain

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Jaw pain. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Jaw pain: Deaths

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Jaw pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Jaw pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Jaw pain:

The list of organs typically affected by Jaw pain may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Jaw pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Jaw pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Jaw pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Jaw pain. Of the 73 causes of Jaw pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 11 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 67 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Jaw pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Jaw pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Jaw pain Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Jaw pain based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Jaw pain?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Jaw pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Jaw pain:

    Medical Conditions associated with Jaw pain:

    Oral pain (146 causes), Jaw symptoms (902 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Dental symptoms (886 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Skull symptoms (1970 causes)

    Symptoms related to Jaw pain:

    Jaw clicking (7 causes), Jaw symptoms (902 causes), Oral pain (146 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Facial pain (153 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Dental symptoms (886 causes), Arthritis (224 causes), Fracture, Ludwig's angina, Parotid tumour, Sialoadenitis, Otitis media

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