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Have TMJ. Metallic taste in mouth, headache, sensitivity in neck and head. How to get rid of this?

I have tmj for over a year. Since fri, I have had a metallic taste in my mouth and a constant headache . I wear a mouth guard to help with my clenching. My face hurts. The top of my head and back of my neck is sensitive. How do I get rid of this bad taste in my mouth? And how do I get all the pain down? How can I get things to be back to normal or close to normal?
Asked On : Sun, 23 Dec 2012
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Wearing a mouth guard and the constant muscle spasm can cause the headache you are having. The metallic taste in the mouth may also be related. You can take a mild pain killer for the pain relief. These symptoms will take some time to subside.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Tue, 25 Dec 2012
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