A 41-year-old female asked:
after i wake up either from a nap or a full nights rest if i try to eat or yawn my jaw hurts! what could this be?
1 doctor answer • 7 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 20 years experience
Bruxism & fatigue: You are probably grinding your teeth while you sleep. Ask your dentist to make you a soft night gaurd and try it for a week. Ibuprofen helps as well! 800mg before you sleep should relieve some of the inflammation! Hope this helps!
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Last updated May 3, 2015
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