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wisdom tooth extractio

I had a wisdom tooth extracted number #32. it was extracted 6 months ago, and ever since it the next day afte extraction, i felt discomfert not by the tooth but below next the jaw line under my teeth. It feels hard, I went back to the dentist, and told him about it, and he saw no problem. He would touch the area and a few hour later i would feel discomfort. the area it self dosnt hurt, but its hard, and feels like it gets harder when i smile, and when I eat it  hard food. it gets harder. its been 6 months and its still there feels harder, and now i cant open up to wide, it feels hard, when i smile, now feel like the hardnes moved toward the upper area aswell when i open. i developed severe head aches! im soo stressed out. I got mri, and ct scans and they dont see anthing in that area? how could this be, if i feel such bad level of discomfort. then are of my left side if my check looks like it is slightly inflamed.
P.S please help
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A wel made night guard generally can yield cheek muscle relaxation within 3 miniutes. If your night guard does'nt produce muscle relaxation effect, it's probably not helpful. Local injection of botoxin may relieve muscle spasm. You may try moist heat application and massage the hard nodule, which is probably helpful. Seeing a medical professional who is familiar with myofascial trigger point is advised.
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what can i do to make this focal muscle go away! I went to so many specialists, and no help. Any sugestions?
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Seeing a competent and experienced tmj specialist or orofacial pain spsecialist is advised.
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I did got to a tmj dentist, he made me a splint, but its been 2 months, and the area where i had the extraction, still feels very tender, it feels so hard in my lower jaw under my teeeth. it feels like the area if inflamed, and hard. and later i developed pain on the upper left side by the check erea under my eye. it feel like it is swollen. what could this be?
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Your descriptions suggest focal muscle spasm.Seeing a tmj specialist is advised.
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