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Reason for having a pain in the jaw - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   Doc, i would like to know what would be the normal reasons for pain in jaw joint
Doctor :   are you bak
User :   I have this pain in the right jaw joint for past 4 days
Doctor :   ther are many
User :   and i see no apparent reason
User :   when i open the mouth too wide
Doctor :   causes and to diagnose i need to
User :   or bite too hard
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this may be becus of
Doctor :   an inflammation in ur jaw
User :   yes, seems like it, its the joint and muscle ache
User :   what can we do then?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can apply hot compress
Doctor :   on the jaw
User :   ok..
User :   do i have to see a doctor?
Doctor :   yes it wud be better
User :   ok..
User :   will try that doctor, thanks for your advice.
User :   if it persists, i will go meet my ENT
Doctor :   ye syou fare right
User :   thanks a ton, and have a good day :)
Doctor :   are you back ?
Doctor :   ok thank u
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