Advanced search

Mumsnet has not checked the qualifications of anyone posting here. If you have any medical concerns we suggest you consult your GP.

Painful left jaw locking and sticking

(4 Posts)
madamegazelleslover Thu 06-Feb-14 18:00:08

My jaw on my left side is really painful just below ear. Especially in the morning after I wake. When I try and open it fully it sort of pops?/hurts. It really feels sore.

What could have caused it and will it go away on its own accord?

Preciousbane Thu 06-Feb-14 18:03:29

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

MikeLitoris Thu 06-Feb-14 18:06:50

I have this. A bad flare up is worse than child birth.

I take a low dose of amitriptyline daily and find it has eased loads lately.

Definitely see a dentist as they can help with exercises that may help.

madamegazelleslover Thu 06-Feb-14 18:11:06

Thanks a lot. I am in a very stressful phase at the moment so it's probably no coincidence. I've got a rubber tooth mould made years ago when whitening teeth. I think I'll sleep with that. See if it makes a difference.

Otherwise will see dentist next week

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now