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How long has your jaw pain been going on? Are you able to open your mouth and chew OK or is this a problem?
What part of your jaw is painful? The whole upper, lower, joint etc?
Oops.....I should learn to read better....the pain Started Tuesday....got it :)
Since Tuesday evening June 26.
I do not think that your plaquenil is related to your issue. It does sound like you have been getting excellent care so far. I also assume that those were dental xrays and not a cat scan of your head or a dental cat scan of your entire face and jaw, correct?
Lower jaw on left side not the joint that point area is a little tender though.
i can open my mouth pretty wide but chewing hurts.
Yes they are dental x-rays
Do you have any other aches and pains? Does it hurt to touch/comb your hair or press against your temple area?
Have you lost weight recently without trying?
Also, does your jaw get "tired" from chewing when you eat?
One more question :) Do you have any medical problems (other then sjogren's) or take any medicine?
both temples feel a little tender.
I see that you are typing and that could mean a couple of things: 1. you are actually typing or, 2, the chat system has frozen up. I'll give it a few more minutes and if I've not seen anything from you I'll switch over to the Q&A system. That system works a lot like 'text messaging' but, unlike the chat system, it almost never freezes up. We can continue to work on your question there. :o)
If you still there please respond now......
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good answers Rick. Thank you