Jaw Locking, Muscle Cramps Or Spasms, Pain And Stiffness Or Decreased Movement

Last Editorial Review: 6/15/2020

These symptoms and signs are present in a wide variety of medical conditions. The possibilities include a reaction to medications or illicit drugs or several other possibilities. Wear and tear of the jaw joint can also cause these symptoms and signs. Pay attention to your symptoms and signs. If your symptoms and signs get worse or don't get better after a few days, check in with your doctor to see if they want you to come into the office.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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