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Jaw pain, tightness, cramps, painful. Serious?

Hi, i have this pain that doesnt happen very often but when it does, it causes a some pain. It almost feels like my left side of my jaw tightens up, almost like a cramp and it runs down the left side of my pain. it will go away after a few mins but i have to massgage it until the pain goes down. is this something serious? it doesnt have often but it will happen a handful of times a month
Asked On : Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

Based on the information provided it seem like you are having
1) Trismus (spasm of jaw)
2) Trigerminal neuralgia ( nerve issues)

Its better to have it checked by neurologist so that proper pain treatment is given.

Hope it helps.
Answered: Wed, 26 Jun 2013
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