The ol’ TMJ switcheroo

I have TMJ dysfunction, and it often exacerbates my migraines - sometimes it's a trigger or at least a contributing factor to my pain, but mainly it's an annoyance.

Can TMJ switch sides?

Lately, as in the last 4 weeks or so, I've had steady pain in the right side of my jaw, right near my ear. This is odd in that my jaw used to crack and hurt on the LEFT side. Has anyone else had their jaw pain switch sides? I know that the side of the head your migraine occurs on can switch, but this TMJ pain switch is unfamiliar and unpleasant. It HURTS!!

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