STIFFNESS IN YOUR JAW
Jaw stiffness is often associated with pain, tenderness, or swelling, and be caused by a variety of conditions, including anatomy, inflammation-related causes, trauma-related causes, or excess stimulation.
Jaw stiffness is a very uncomfortable feeling that often affects essential movements such as eating and speaking.
- Pain or tenderness
- Redness or warmth to the touch
- Popping or clicking noises upon movement
- A locking or catching sensation: Likely making it difficult to open the mouth
- Difficulty or pain while chewing
- temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder
- Inflammation of the jaw
- Direct injury to the jaw from a fall or punch to the face
- TOOTH ABSCESS
- patient history, physical examination, and imaging.
- X RAY
- CT SCAN
Few homoeopathic remedy are as followed.
CAUSTICUM - Useful for TMJ with numbness in face mostly right-side.Given when Jaw becomes rigid with inability to open.Helpful for Jaw locks with raw, burning and sharping pain.
LACHESIS - Trifacial neuralgia, left side, heat running up into head, Tearing pain in jaw-bones
MER.I.F - Throat affections, with greatly swollen glands and characteristic coating of tongue. Worse, right side .
RHUS TOX - Cheek bones sensitive to touch. Parotitis. Facial neuralgia, with chilliness; worse, evening .
STRYCHNINE – Jaws stiffened; lower jaw spasmodically closed.
COLCHICUM - Pain in facial muscles, moving about. Tingling and śdematous swelling; cheeks red, hot, sweaty. Very irritable with the pains (Cham). Pain behind angle of right lower jaw.