• Sarah Sarah
    April 26, 2010
    my cheek hurts a lot
    Sarah Sarah
    April 26, 2010

    My left cheek hurts a lot! i can't open my mouth all the way. it hurts when i eat something. i've been getting headaches. i don't know what's wrong. it hurts way too much. how can i make it go away?



  • Karen Lee Richards
    Health Guide
    May 02, 2010
    Karen Lee Richards
    Health Guide
    April 26, 2010

    You might have a problem with your temporomandibular joint (the joint that allows your jaw to open and close), which is called TMJ disorder.  Here's a link to some information on TMJ disorder that you could read to see if it sounds like what you are experiencing:  TMJ Disorder


    It would be best to see a dentist or doctor who has some experience in treating TMJ to get some help in easing the pain.




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