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Dr. Reid Winick
32 years experience Dentistry
Muscle spam: Muscle of mastication or clenching could be over used.

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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
TMJ: Chewing gum may have put stress on one of your temporomandibular joints (tmj). Try a warm compress and Ibuprofen to get the discomfort to go away.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Fever control: Monitor her temperature, control fever with children's ibuprofen and/or Tylenol. Choose one but you can use the other medication if needed to normaliz ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff McFadden
23 years experience Family Medicine
Soon.: Since you are on an antibiotic for infection you should be seeing improvement within 2-3 days but it may take the entire antibiotic course or longer f ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need to be seen: See your doctor first for initial evaluation, you may need referral to an ENT, meanwhile, pain killers, and warm compresses would help, good luck
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not usually : Most dental infections have dental pain, painful swelling, fever so unlikely. I would be concerned about something going on in the parotid salivary g ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Throat vs TMJ: Throat problem vs TMJ. Other TMJ signs are joint clicking, limited oral opening, painful chewing, headaches. TMJ sometimes feels swollen without swell ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
EBV: Seems like you have a diagnosis. Ln swelling, pain and marked fatigue are very common features of this disease. It will pass with time.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably your jaw: Every symptom you're describing can be explained by your jaw being in spasm. If your teeth are off, if you clench or grind your teeth, if you chew a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: With all these symptoms in ear and jaw and pain in back of head.It is possible it is due to an infectious process somewhere in ear or jaw.I suggest yo ... Read More
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