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A 19-year-old female asked:

I feel slight pain in my upper neck area below my ear just below the angle of mandible whenever i speak it inc. when not it becomes dull & weak pain ?

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Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
TMJ?: This could be TMJ pain, the jaw joint that is just in front of/ below the ear. Try some ibuprofen to start. Inflammation can settle down over time.
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