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A 20-year-old female asked:

Under my earlobe inside my left side jaw , its really uncomfortable and it like a little cramp that keeps happening every 3 seconds what could it be?

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Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
TMJ syndrome: It is very common and is due to pain from your jaw joint. Ibuprofin. Warm compress and soft diet may improve it. See your dentist for night guard if pain persists.
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