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A 19-year-old male asked:

The last 2 days i've woken up with jaw pain and stiffness and it hurts to move it goes in 5 mins and yesterday i had a really dry mouth alongside this jaw pain what is causing this?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Multiple questions: There are more causes for jaw pain and for dry mouth than there is space on this page to list all the possible causes. Please see your Dentist and report your problems in exquisite detail. Your Dentist can then examine you (which we can't do on this site, perhaps ado lab tests and imaging, and then discuss your case-specific diagnosis and available treatments.
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Dr. Neil McLeod
Dr. Neil McLeod commented
Prosthodontics 50 years experience
This is a good answer, please take Dr. Malerman's advice.
Dec 10, 2020
Last updated Dec 10, 2020


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