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Results: 72 causes of Jaw pain OR Uncomfortable fullness after meals

    1. Actinomycetales infection
     A bacterial infection from the order of Actinobacteria. The range of symptoms is variable depending on which bacteria from the order is involved....more »
    2. Angina
     A special type of chest pain....more »
    3. Ankylostomiasis
     A parasitic intestinal infection caused by a hookworm called Ancylostoma duodenale or Necator americanus. Infection usually occurs when larva enter a break in the skin and then travel throughout the body until the reach the intestines....more »
    4. Anorexia Nervosa
     A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases....more »
    5. Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
     Bulging and weakness of the aorta in the area of the chest. The condition is life-threatening as death can occur rapidly if the aneurysm bursts....more »
    6. Bamforth syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of an abnormal opening in the roof of the mouth and reduced thyroid functioning....more »
    7. Broken jaw
     Fracture of the jaw bone (mandible)...more »
    8. Bulimia nervosa
     Eating disorder with binging (overeating) and purging (vomiting)....more »
    9. Chemical poisoning -- White Phosphorus
     White Phosphorus is a chemical used mainly in fertilizers, water treatment, rodenticides and insecticides (for cockroaches). Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    10. Cholelithiasis
     Is the presence of gallstones in the gallbladder...more »
    11. Colonic volvulus
     Twisting of the colon....more »
    12. Copper toxicity
     Excessive accumulation of copper in the body can cause symptoms....more »
    13. Dental abscess
     Abscess of tooth, gum, or jawbone...more »
    14. Dental caries
     A destructive process causing decalcification of the tooth enamel leading to cavitation of the tooth...more »
    15. Dislocated jaw
     Improper separation of the jaw bones...more »
    16. Dry socket
     Exposure of jaw bone after a tooth extraction...more »
    17. Esophagitis
     Inflammation of the esophagus...more »
    18. Familial rectal pain
     An inherited severe pain syndrome involving very short but severe episodes of pain in the eyes, rectum or under the jaw. Triggers for episodes include sudden falls, sexual encounters, eating, crying, yawning, vivid dreams and fights. Defecation is the mai...more »
    19. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    20. Fothergill disease
     Episodes of severe facial pain that lasts from seconds to minutes and involves the trigeminal nerve....more »
    21. Gastric lymphoma
     A rare type of tumor that occurs in the lining of the stomach. The tumor may be primary or have spread there from other parts of the body. This type of tumor is more common in old people....more »
    22. Gastritis
     Inflammation of the stomach lining...more »
    23. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
     Repeated reflux of stomach acid into the throat....more »
    24. Gastroparesis
     Slow stomach emptying from stomach nerve damage...more »
    25. Headache
     In medicine a headache or cephalalgia is a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and sometimes neck. Some of the causes are benign while others are medical emergencies. It ranks among the most common pain complaints...more »
    26. Heart attack
     Serious and often fatal acute heart condition...more »
    27. Heartburn
     Pain from stomach acid coming back up the esophagus...more »
    28. Hereditary amyloidosis
     An inherited form of amyloidosis which is characterized by a build up of the protein amyloid in tissues and organs. This form of amyloidosis tends to affect mainly the nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms are determined by the size and loca...more »
    29. Hernia
     General term for an organ protruding where it should not....more »
    30. Hiatal hernia
     Hernia of the stomach through the diaphragm muscle....more »
    31. Hyperostosis cortical infantile
     A rare inflammatory disorder that affects bones and soft tissue in infants. The condition may affect virtually any bone and causes excessive enlargement of part of the bone (cortex). Infant feeding problems may occur if the jaw bone is affected which can ...more »
    32. Indigestion
     Various eating symptoms of indigestion (dyspepsia)...more »
    33. Injury
     Any damage inflicted in the body...more »
    34. Jaw conditions
     Conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint (the jaw)....more »
    35. Jaw joint disorders
     Any condition involving the jaw joint....more »
    36. Jaw sprain
     Damage to ligaments in the jaw....more »
    37. Lactose Intolerance
     Lactose intolerance is the inability to metabolize lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products, because the required enzyme lactase is absent in the intestinal system or its availability is lowered....more »
    38. Malabsorption
     Failure to digest nutrients properly...more »
    39. Mediastinitis
     Inflammation of the area between the lungs called the mediastinum which contains the heart, thymus gland, windpipe, esophagus and large blood vessels. The condition may occur suddenly (acute) or slowly over a period of time (chronic). It is often a compli...more »
    40. Migraine
     Chronic recurring headaches with or without a preceding aura....more »
    41. Neck Cancer
     Any cancer that occurs in the neck...more »
    42. Oesophageal spasm
     An oesophageal spasm is incoordinated contraction of the muscles in the esophagus which carries food from the mouth to the stomach. The muscles contract simultaneously instead of a rhythmic successive motion....more »
    43. Onychophagia
     A form of obsessive compulsive disorder where a person compulsively bites their nails. Sufferers can feel the pain they inflict on themselves but the feelings of gratification and stress relief prevent them from stopping. The severity and extent of damage...more »
    44. Oropharyngeal cancer, adult
     Cancer of the back of the mouth which forms part of the throat including the back of the tongue, tonsils, part of the throat wall and soft palate (oropharynx)....more »
    45. Osteoarthritis
     Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition characterised by mechanical disrturbances due to degradation of joints. It is the most common form of arthritis, and the leading cause of chronic disability....more »
    46. Osteomyelitis
     A bone inflammation caused by bacteria. The inflammation usually originates in another part of the body and is transported to the bone via the blood....more »
    47. Pancreatic cancer
     Pancreatic cancer is a malignant neoplasm of the pancreas...more »
    48. Pancreatitis
     Inflammation of the pancreas causing digestive complaints....more »
    49. Parasitic Conditions
     A condition that is characterised by another organism living off another organism...more »
    50. Parotitis
     Inflammation of parotid glands (salivary glands)...more »
    51. Peptic Ulcer
     Ulcer on the lining of the stomach or duodenum...more »
    52. Pneumonia
     Infection of the lung by bacteria, viruses or fungus....more »
    53. Pregnancy
     The condition of supporting a fetus from conception till birth....more »
    54. Prinzmetal's variant angina
     A rare disorder where the heart artery spasms which affects the blood flow to the heart and causes pain. The condition can occur with or without physical activity....more »
    55. Pyloric stenosis
     Narrowed opening between stomach and intestines...more »
    56. Quinsy
     Tonsil abscess...more »
    57. Scleroderma, systemic
     A rare autoimmune connective tissue disease where the body attacks parts of the body and causes scarring and thickness of the tissue. In the systemic form, the skin and organs are involved....more »
    58. Shingles
     Infectious viral infection occuring years after chickenpox infection....more »
    59. Sickle cell crisis
     A condition which is characterized by either a hemolytic crisis or vaso-occlusive crisis...more »
    60. Sinusitis
     Sinusitis is an inflammation of the paranasal sinuses....more »
    61. Stomach cancer
     Stomach or gastric cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs...more »
    62. Suppurative parotitis
     A pus-producing infection of the parotid gland. It mainly occurs in old or debilitated people who tend to have a dry mouth and a reduced salivary flow....more »
    63. TMJ Syndrome
     Disorder of the jaw joint...more »
    64. Teeth grinding
     Grinding teeth when asleep...more »
    65. Temporal arteritis
     Inflamed head artery causing headache....more »
    66. Temporo-mandibular ankylosis
     A disorder involving stiffness or fusion of the jaw joint which affects the ability of the jaw to open and close normally. The condition may occur congenitally or may be acquired through such things as trauma....more »
    67. Tetanus
     A disease caused by chemicals which are produced by a bacterium (clostridium tetani) and are toxic to the nerves. The infection usually occurs when the bacteria enter the body through a deep wound - these bacteria are anaerobic and hence don't need oxygen...more »
    68. Throat cancer
     A malignancy in the throat...more »
    69. Toothache
     Tooth pain caused by irritation of a nerve in the tooth root. The tooth pain may result from tooth decay, infection, injury or tooth loss....more »
    70. Warthin's tumor
     A benign salivary (parotid) gland tumor....more »
    71. Whiplash Injuries
     An injury to the neck when the neck is rapidly forced backward and then forwards or vice versa. It most commonly occurs in vehicle accidents when the vehicle is stopped abruptly or pushed forwards suddenly....more »
    72. Woodhouse Sakati syndrome
     A condition which consists of numerous symptoms such as diabetes, hypogonadism, deafness and mental retardation...more »

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