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Posted on Thu, 13 Jul 2017 in Lump
Question: What would cause jaw soreness. It is spreading and ears feel like they have cotton in them?
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 19 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Likely TM joint issue or gum involvement , need further details to evaluate

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear
Thanks for using HealthcareMagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Likely in relation with TM joint ( temporo mandibular ) problem which may be
any inflammation or other gum disorders
* Kindly provide me some more details so that I can answer your query
completely

1. Jaw pain - duration , frequency , severity , type , one or both sides , any
relation with chewing , mouth opening
2. Jaw swelling , redness or other changes
3. Mouth opening is normal or restricted
4. Ears - pain , itching , any discharge
5. Recent history of eating particular food item after which the episode started
( means some hard stuff to be chewed with extra effort than usual )
6. Gums - any pain , bad mouth breath
7. Fever or other systemic problems

Awaiting for your response .
Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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