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Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ)

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ) occurs when the temperomandibular joint, or the jaw bone, is not working properly.

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Tendonitis

Tendonitis is an inflammation or an irritation of a tendon. Chronic strain, overuse or misuse of a tendon can lead to a repetitive stress injury (RSI), or a serious acute injury, leading to a weakness, tear or swelling of the tendon tissue resulting in pain and stiffness near the tendon.

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Tennis elbow

Tennis elbow is the term used to describe tendonitis of the elbow, a condition where damage to the muscles, tendons and ligaments around the elbow joint and forearm occur. It is a common occurrence in tennis players. But is not just restricted to tennis players, as any activity that requires gripping can cause this problem.

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Tinnitus

Tinnitus usually takes the form of a ringing sound within the ears, although it can refer to any sound which does not have an outside source.

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Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is the reaction your tonsils (the small glands at the back of your throat) have to a viral or bacterial infection. Some symptoms of tonsillitis may include: red and swollen tonsils, redness at the back of the throat, white spots on the tonsils and the glands in the neck being bigger than usual.

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by a germ called mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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