So hello all! I'm an old member of DS but new to the TMJ board. I used to just ignore my symptoms but had an incident this year and it's been worse ever since. I tried physical therapy which helped but I still "click" I now click on both sides but one side worse.
I have in the past had migraines and neck and shoulder pain. I have ear pain that comes and goes but not all the time. The clicking is every day. But the pain is not.
I'm terrified of surgery but this is the most minimally invasive from what I've heard. Anyhow, hoping to hear good stories about your experience with arthroscopy.
I was scrolling through some of the other posts and joined thinking perhaps I would get some solace with others. Then I just noticed how many ppl have posted and no one has replied to them.... so why would this be called a SUPPORT group if none of us are supporting each other through this???
I know people say most people clear it in 2 years, but that is usually external areas and not usually talking about the throat. About a month ago I (male, 37) started to date a women (and we are still talking today). 1 time about 3 weeks ago, we started to kiss and it led to me giving her oral sex. About a week later I've had a sore throat (no congestion or sinus, just sore throat and swollen...