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I have stiff jaw with acute pain in teeth. What is causing this ?

Age: 20 Female 170 lbs. No history of head injuries , frequent migraine , cavities , jaw problems, or other dental concerns. Recently had a tooth cleaning. Symptoms: Began 2 months ago. I changed the pillow and bedding I sleep on. Started with jaw clicking, then stiff jaw. Occurred every few days to a week, on and off. Began to have cold, sharp pains in the sides and crown of my head and jaw, and some spots are tender to the touch. I also have pain sometimes down the back and sides of my neck. When I notice the pain, I am clenching my teeth. Sometimes my teeth ache. My eye sockets hurt occasionally, and sometimes hurts to look in some directions.
Asked On : Mon, 25 Jul 2011
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Thanks for query,
It seems that you might have following,
!,Lax lax jaw muscles causing clicking tmj and stiffness of jaw.
2,carious teeth and possibility of forming root abscess.
3,Some infection in the gums like gingivitis,tartered teeth.
4,Sinus infection.
Consult dentist and orthopedic.
ok and bye.
Answered: Tue, 26 Jul 2011
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