TMJ Support Group

Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ syndrome, is an acute or chronic inflammation of the temporomandibular joint, which connects the lower jaw to the skull. The disorder and resultant dysfunction can result in significant pain and impairment.

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TMJ SWELLING OF FACE ??

When i wake up, i have really bad headaches and as the day goe's on
my face starts to swell under my eyes, and my head and neck get tight.
It makes me dizzy and tired, is this commen with TMJ ?
Im still getting to grips with TMJ, and its kinda scarey !! :(

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sheltoesmom
sheltoesmom

I don't have any swelling, but, the rest of it is common with me. Good luck to you.
deleted_user
deleted_user

I have swelling. My face swells so much I have to put ice on it to bring the swelling down.
deleted_user
deleted_user

I had the opposite and my cheeks have sunken in, I look really thin and yuk in the face now and don't know how to get the roundness I used to have.
deleted_user
deleted_user

When I wake up I have severe swelling under my left eye. This is my worse side of my TMJ. I thought this was related to a prior eye surgery but after seeing a jaw specialist on Tues. now I'm not sure.