Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

About- Temporomandibular joint dysfunction also called TMJ disorders, or TMJ syndrome is a medical condition which can cause pain in the jaw joint and the surrounding muscles

Symptoms-
 Jaw Pain or tenderness
 Temporomandibular joint pain 
 Aching pain in and around the ear
 Difficulty chewing or pain
 Aching facial pain
 Joint Locking
 Difficult to open or close the mouth
 
Causes-
In many cases, however, the cause of 
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction isn't clear. The possible reasons are
 The disk erodes or moves out of its proper alignment
 The joint's cartilage is damaged by arthritis
 The joint is damaged by a blow or other impact

Specialists to visit
 Otolaryngologist

 Dentist
 General Physician

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://medlineplus.gov
https://www.mayoclinic.org

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