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Pain in jaw after an injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can I help you?
User :   hi, i was just talking to a doctor and they said that the pain under my jaw was due to ''trama''
Doctor :  
User :   Its a small ache every once in a while after i rub it or something on my jaw bone.
User :   i asked if it was jaw cancer and they said not to worry.
User :   could you tell me if you think its just a small bruise on the bone or something?
User :   My girlfriend hit her head on my jaw the day it happened.. and its been going on for about a day and a half
Doctor :  
Jaw cancer - Do you have it for along time
User :   a day and a half.
Doctor :  
thats it
Doctor :  
cancer dont manifest in 1 1/2 day
User :   Its only been a day and a half, its just a small ache not a massive pain.
User :   i have been smoking since i was 13, im 18 now.
User :   But never had a problem unless i hit my jaw or head or something, then the obvious reaction is pain.
Doctor :   How many per day?
User :   maybe 3 or 4?
User :   i dnt smoke that much.. sometimes i go days or months without
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
then the risk is low
User :   i dont have a problem moving my jaw or anything
User :   i can chew fast.. smile... all that
User :   so im thinking its just a bruise
Doctor :   yes
User :   really only hurts when i streach my jaw out or simply rub it in a rough manner.

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