Temporomandibular disorder (TMD)Overview
Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) can cause pain and stiffness around your jaw, ear and temple.
Symptoms of temporomandibular disorder include pain around your jaw and a clicking or grinding noise when you move your jaw.
Temporomandibular disorder usually gets better on its own. You can ease pain with painkillers, ice packs and gentle massage.
Page last reviewed: 04/08/2017
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