A female asked:

I got hit right where the jaw connects to the neck. and my ear hurts when i yawn or hiccup. it is also swollen in that area. could it be the glands?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
No: It could be the neck of the mandible or the tissues surrounding it. Treat it like a bad bruise or contusion. If it is not improving or your bite is off, see your dentist. All the best.
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