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Swollen and cramped jaws - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hey!
Doctor :   ya
User :   is ther a doctor..?
User :   ooh ok thanks
Doctor :   how can we help you
User :   im feeling something really weird around my jaw muscle
User :   like its swollen and my face looks really big...
Doctor :   wt u really feel exactly?
User :   i mean i was just sitting in a weird style on my couch and it suddenly made my jaw weird
User :   like it doesnt hurt.. but it feels uncomftorble whn i open my mouth
User :   theres like a muscle that never existed under my jaw..
Doctor :   k.
Doctor :   so u had trauma over that site?
User :   trauma?
User :   wats that
User :   are you there?
Doctor :   ya..
User :   ooh ok wats a trauma?
Doctor :   like injury due to abnormal position..
User :   watdyou think this is?
User :   yeah i mean im not sure if its an injury
User :   but its swollen and like cramped
Doctor :   it can be a muscle spasm..
User :   wat can i do??
User :   wow..i gotta go to work tomorrow..and my face looks huge
Doctor :   apply one muscle relaxant..

Doctor :   if that doesnt reduce
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