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Reason for hurting jaws and its cure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: TMJ
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Hi.. good morning..
User:hi doc..
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:my right jaw is hurting..
Doctor:Since when is this?
User:since past couple of days..
User:but its hurting a bit more since this morning..
Doctor:Is there a tooth problem?
Doctor:Did you check inside your mouth?
User:everthing seems fine inside..
User:its the juction of the joint
Doctor:Is it only on the right jaw?
User:it hurts while eating or yawning
Doctor:Ok, I understand
Doctor:Is there earache on the right side too?
User:not yet..
Doctor:In my suggestion
Doctor:This probably occurs due to cold especially in this season
Doctor:Please follow my suggestions below
User:i can feel slight swelling its not visible though
Doctor:1. Take Dolo 650mg for immediate pain relief after breakfast
Doctor:It seems like beginning of an infection
Doctor:2. Cover your ears with cotton plugs
Doctor:3. Do oral Gargling with warm water and salt
Doctor:4. You can repeat a tablet of Dolo in the noon after lunch, as well
Doctor:5. Give hot fomentation locally to the right jaw
Doctor:6. Do not consume cold refrigerated food, ice creams and cold beverages
Doctor:7. Eat warm and bland food
Doctor:It should be gone in a couple of days
User:anythig else..
Doctor:If the symptom does not subside in 2 days, get examined by your primary care physician
Doctor:Nothing more
Doctor:You will be fine with these measures
Doctor:Get well soon
User:thank you..
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:do you have more queries?
User:ya one more..
Doctor:Go ahead
User:i generally have my period very regularly..
User:but after this cycle i noticed spoting after 4 days
User:it lasted for almost 2 days n then gone
User:is there anything i need to worry abt
Doctor:One time occurrence like this is not serious enough to cause concern
Doctor:If it repeats, then you may need evaluation
User:wht could have possibly lead to this
Doctor:Stress leading to retained blood during periods, just got expelled a little later
Doctor:Nothing to worry
User:thanks doctor..
Doctor:You are welcome anytime
Doctor:Have a great day
Doctor:Bye for now
User:U too have a great day ahead.
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