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Right side jaw pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
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please proceed with your health query
User :   hi, so i accidentally got hit in the jaw today at a concert. and i'm not sure how to take care of it.
Doctor :  
ok
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where in the jaw you got hurt?
User :   i got hit on the right side.
Doctor :  
is it near cheeks or in the chin?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   cheeks
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was there bleeding from the site?
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is there swelling, redness and tenderness present over the hurt area?
User :   no.
User :   i just feel tension in the muscles i think.
Doctor :  
ok
User :   meaning it hurts to open it a good amount
Doctor :  
is there difficulty in chewing?
User :   a tiny bit of pain on the right side
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
take Tab Tylenol one tablet two times a day for pain and inflammation
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do warm water compresses two time a day
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if not getting better, get it examined along with doing an x-ray

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and report to me in three days
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