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Living with TMJ (Temporomandibular Disorders)

Living with TMJ (Temporomandibular Disorders)

Tags: tmj, jaw pain, sad

My Jaw is Killing Me

I have a condition called TMJ,
It's excruciating jaw pain that won't go away.

It mimics all sorts of pain and it hurts like hell,
Sometimes my face gets puffy and starts to swell.

I have gone for injections on my face,
Even tried a special mouth brace.

It seems to hurt when I am under stress,
I have tried all sorts of treatment with no success.

Insurance does not cover this condition,
There is no particular physician.

I take pain medications, but they make me sick,
My jaw makes these annoying sounding clicks.

Ice can be very soothing on my neck and face,
Just have to hold it in the right way on the place.

Stabbing pains in your jaw, throat, ear, or teeth,
Feels like that pain radiates from the gums beneath.

All it does is make me cry in pain,
Leaving me frustrated with migraines.

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