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What is tmj disease?

The "ball and socket" joint which allow the jaw to move up and down, from side to side, are affected by disease (infection etc Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Lucy Reply:

    Temporo-mandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome can cause severe pain and "clicking" sounds in the jaw. It can also cause headaches. Although TMJ is difficult to cure Source:http://www.ehow.com/how_6666_treat-tmj.html

  2. Marlyn Reply:

    The Temporomandibular Joint is right in front of each ear and is where the lower jaw (mandible)hinges to the skull (temporal) MORE

  3. Estefana Reply:

    Temperomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder occurs when the muscles used in chewing and the joints of the jaw fail to work in combination with each other. TMJ disorder may have any number of causes, among them such habits as clenching or grindin… Source:http://www.healthcentral.com/osteoarthritis/h/how-to-relieve-the-pain-of-tmj-disease.html

  4. Fatimah Reply:

    TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder) usually occur because of unbalanced activity, spasm, or overuse of the jaw muscles. Source:http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-the-disease-known-as-tmj

  5. Brittany Reply:

    If you notice a clicking or popping or a sound like dry leaves when you move your jaw there is probably some rubbing or scraping of the Temporomandibular Joint. Headaches can also be caused from TMJ as can ear aches and tinnitus if there is… Source:http://www.ehow.com/how_5044964_recognize-tmj-temporormandibular-joint-disease.html

  6. Wenona Reply:

    if you have TMJ, and you go to a TMJ specialist, what do they do, and is TMJ (LOCKED JAW) “FIXABLE”? TMJ is locked jaw

  7. Chelsea Reply:

    May I Suggest a MRI, I Dont Think it is the Cause of the Nausea!

  8. Sherrie Reply:

    Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJD or TMD), or TMJ syndrome, is an umbrella term covering acute or chronic inflammation of the temporomandibular joint,

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