Broken jaw

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What is broken jaw?

The mandible (lower jaw) is a frequent site for fractures (breaks) due to accidents, assaults or sometimes underlying pathology (disease).

Common symptoms reported by people with broken jaw

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with broken jaw

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Breath Meditation)
Type
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Centrum Multivitamin)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cesamet)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Permobil C300)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)

Data from patients with broken jaw, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with broken jaw

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Breath Meditation)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Centrum Multivitamin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cesamet)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
sleepiness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Permobil C300)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with broken jaw, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has broken jaw on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 5
40s 14
50s 4
60s 6
70+ 4
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 1

Sex

Distribution of sex

69% Female
31% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 17
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from broken jaw patients who have completed their condition history
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