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Jaw clicking

Jaw clicking: Introduction

Jaw clicking: Clicking noise from the jaw. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Jaw clicking, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Jaw clicking:

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

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Jaw clicking: Symptom Checker

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

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Jaw clicking Treatments

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Stories from Users for Jaw clicking

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Message Boards for Jaw clicking

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Diagnostic tests for Jaw clicking:

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

  • Physical examination
    • Check for pain and limitation of jaw movements ( especially opening the mouth), tenderness of the jaw joint and grating noise with moving the joint which suggests temporomandibular joint dysfunction
  • Radiological examinations
    • X-Ray of temporomandibular joint
  • more tests...»

Jaw clicking: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Jaw clicking

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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 clicking. 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 clicking: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Jaw clicking

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Organs affected by Jaw clicking:

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

Detailed list of causes of Jaw clicking

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

How Common are these Causes of Jaw clicking?

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 clicking. Of the 7 causes of Jaw clicking that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Jaw clicking:

The following list of conditions have 'Jaw clicking' 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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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Jaw clicking?

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

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Classifications of Jaw clicking:

Medical Conditions associated with Jaw clicking:

Jaw symptoms (902 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Skull symptoms (1970 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

Symptoms related to Jaw clicking:

Jaw pain (73 causes), Jaw symptoms (902 causes), Oral pain (146 causes), Laxity of joints, Old age, Arthritis (224 causes)

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Jaw clicking

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