I hit my head , on the temporal bone area really hard three days ago and it's still very tender and sore. I'm unable to really open my jaw or even chew with out any pain. In fact it's very painful. I don't have any dizziness or regular headaches. Should I see my doctor? Get a scan?
Thank you for your question. Although without being able to examine you I can not offer you the specific advice on diagnosis and treatment that you need, but I would try to provide you some relevant information about your health concern.
It will be essential to evaluate possibilities of any nerve impingement or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder developing that may be causing jaw pain due to this injury. Please consult a dentist or oral surgeon in this regard as well. Hope this helps. Hope this helps.
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