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What could be cause of recurring swelling on both the sides of the jaw ?

Hello. The past 2 mornings I have woken up with some major swelling on both sides of my jaw. It doesn t hurt, can open my mouth fine, no numbness on either side. It usually goes away in a couple hours but its still pretty scary. Any ideas why this could be? Thank You.
Mon, 9 Jan 2012
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Hi,

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This can be either due to bilateral obstruction of the parotid duct or Temporomandibular joint problem. Please do consult your ENT specialist to rule out any other condition.

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Dr. Naveen Kumar
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