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Ok so for the past week /2 weeks I've been having pain in my jaw which eventually turned into stiffness now. It's on and off. And I noticed when I'm "happier" that it's not really affecting me, and when I start to think about it it gets worse.
I think I have TMJ. I wasn't officially diagnosed by a doctor, but problems with my jaw started right after I had to get a cap on over my molar in the back. And it for worse after I had braces. And all the symptoms had fit. I feel the pain in my ear too whenever I try to open my mouth wider or close it tighter.
Its not going away this time and I'm freaki my out because I've also been getting dizzy (it's more like a instant moment of swaying that goes away), and I'm so afraid of fainting and falling. Idk how to get over this. I've been crying almost everyday Because I'm afraid I'll faint and fall and no one will be there to help me.
All my wisdom teeth are 1/2 way out and I'm thinking maybe it has to do with that? Now I'm afraid it's impacted and I'm afraid to get it out. I know the obvious answer would be to go see a doctor, but I don't have insurance right now and there's no free clinics around me. My insurance start in 2 weeks, but I feel like I'm gonna die before that.
I'm afraid they'll tell me it's something more serious like a tumor or something and I can't seem to,brush any of these thoughts away. Please someone give me advice
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