Symptoms of TMD may occur in the head or neck.
Temporomandibular Joint : Areas of Pain
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A number of symptoms may suggest TMD , including the following: Pain in the temporomandibular jointPopping, clicking, or grating sounds or sensations in the temporomandibular joint while eating and/or drinkingA sensation of the jaw “catching” or “locking” briefly, while attempting to open or close the mouth, or while chewingDifficulty opening the mouth completelyPain in the jawFacial painMuscle pain/spasm in the area of the temporomandibular jointHeadacheEar painNeck painSwelling on one or both sides of the face
Siccoli MM. Facial pain: a clinical differential diagnosis.
Last reviewed June 2013 by Peter Lucas, MD
; Brian Randall, MD
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