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Swelling in the jaw - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Answered : 37 Questions

Doctor :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   My mom has swollen under lower jaw and below ear
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
whats her age?
User :   37
Doctor :  
from how many days?
User :   2 days
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is it painfull?
User :   light yes
User :   sorry, light pain
Doctor :  
ok
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is she having paim while swallowing?
User :   Yes
Doctor :  
fever?
User :   No
Doctor :  
ok
User :   But last week she was affected by chicken gunia.
Doctor :  
the most important structure there is salivary gland
Doctor :  
some times stones may be formed in the gland and cause swelling
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or else may be viral infection
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so check her temperature first
User :   it is 99
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
it is normal
Doctor :  
ask her to take plenty of water
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and pain killer like combiflam twice daily
Doctor :  
morning once and night once after taking food

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