Hi good day sir/mam, I've been experiencing this pain a while now. My jaw and head hurts but only On the left side. For instance if I bend down with my head facing downwards and raise back up it pains a lot for a minute or two then slightly easier to bear with. My mother suffers with high blood pressure but there isn't any other sicknesses that I know of in the family. So can you provide me with an explanation on why this is happening to me please, i'll be very thankful. Have a blessed day! Aaron.
Two things you said might indicate Migraine:
the pain being on one side and
the pain worsening when you bend down.
Take a look at Anatomy of a Migraine for more information on the possible phases of a Migraine attack and the potential symptoms.
That said, what you describe could be any number of issues. There's simply no way for anyone to explain why this is happening...
Alternative Names Dislocated jaw; Fractured jaw; Broken jaw; TMJ dislocation Symptoms Symptoms of a dislocated jaw include: Bite that feels "off" or crooked Difficulty speaking Drooling because of inability to close the mouth Inability to close the mouth Jaw that may protrude forward Pain in the face or jaw, located in front of the ear on the affected side, and gets worse with movement Teeth that do not line up properly Symptoms of a fractured (broken) jaw include: Bleeding from the mouth Difficulty opening the mouth widely Facial bruising Facial swelling Jaw stiffness Jaw tenderness or pain, worse with biting or chewing Loose or damaged teeth Lump or abnormal appearance of the cheek or jaw Numbness of the face (particularly the lower lip) Very limited movement of the jaw (with severe fracture)
Home Care If micrognathia interferes with feeding, you'll need to use special feeding techniques and equipment. You can learn these techniques through special programs that are available at most hospitals. Call your health care provider if Contact your health care provider if: Your child seems to have a very small jaw Your child has trouble feeding properly What to expect at your health care provider's office The doctor will do a physical examination and may ask questions about the history of the problem, such as: When did you first notice that the jaw was small? How severe is it? Does the child have trouble eating? What other symptoms are present? The physical examination will include a thorough check of the mouth. The following tests may be performed: Dental x-rays Skull x-rays If there are other symptoms that indicate an inherited condition, testing for that condition may be advised. The health care provider might recommend surgery or orthodontic devices.
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