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WHAT CALL SPASMA IN THE JAW. IT HAPPEN HAD NIGHT LIKE I HAVE…

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WHAT CALL SPASMA IN...

WHAT CALL SPASMA IN THE JAW

Doctor's Assistant: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?

IT HAPPEN HAD NIGHT LIKE I HAVE POOR CIRCULATION IN MY HANDS AND THE JAW.

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?

IT ONLY HAPPEN AT NIGHT ALSO LEG CRAMPS COULD ALL THAT BE RELATED.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

LIKE WHAT I TAKE TAMOXIFEN FOR PRE-CANCER.

Submitted: 23 days ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. Mark, Physician / Surgeon replied 23 days ago
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Hello -

Is this just one side, or both?

How old are you?

Do you have a headache at all?

How long has this been going on?

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Customer reply replied 23 days ago
ONE SIDE I AM 62 NO HEADACHE SEVERAL MONTHS
Doctor: Dr. Mark, Physician / Surgeon replied 23 days ago

OK.

It sounds as if you may have TMJ syndrome:

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tmj/symptoms-causes/syc-20350941

which can cause pain in the jaw.

You may be grinding your teeth at night, and that may be triggering the pain in the jaw.

It wouldn't be a circulation issue in the face, because the face has enough circulation, and that would not be a problem.

Leg cramps often also come at night, but that is usually a separate issue, like with restless leg syndrome, or neuropathy, or "sciatica" / lumbar stenosis.

It would be helpful for you to discuss with your doctor, or ENT specialist about your pain.

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