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Signs of Jaw conditions

Symptoms of Jaw conditions

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Jaw conditions may include:

Note that Jaw conditions symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Jaw conditions signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Jaw conditions:

Severe injury to the jaw or TMJ can cause TMD. For example, a heavy blow can fracture the bones associated with the joint, or damage the disc. This may result in a disruption of smooth jaw motion causing pain or locking of the jaw during movement. Other causes of TMD are less clear. A poor bit (malocclusion) orthodontic treatment, jaw clenching, teeth grinding, as well as physical and mental stress have all been linked to TMD. Unfortunately, their roles as definite causes have not yet been determined. (Source: excerpt from TMD-TMJ (Jaw Disorders): NWHIC)

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More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Jaw conditions article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Jaw conditions?

The phrase "signs of Jaw conditions" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Jaw conditions that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Jaw conditions" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Jaw conditions.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Jaw conditions. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Jaw conditions has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Jaw conditions signs or Jaw conditions symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Jaw conditions may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Jaw conditions symptoms.


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