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What can I do to reduce pain when chewing?

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Dr. David Martin
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: TMJ

Pain with chewing is usually due to tmj, or arthritis of the jaw joint.
Try ibuprofen, warm compresses and a soft diet for two weeks. Feel better.

In brief: TMJ

Pain with chewing is usually due to tmj, or arthritis of the jaw joint.
Try ibuprofen, warm compresses and a soft diet for two weeks. Feel better.
Dr. David Martin
Dr. David Martin
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Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Family Medicine

In brief: Pain With Chewing

Pain with chewing is often caused by TMJ dysfunction, or pain in the jaw near the ear. An anti-inflammatory drug such as Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen) should be helpful.
Occasionally, a mouth guard can be molded by your dentist to give you added relief.

In brief: Pain With Chewing

Pain with chewing is often caused by TMJ dysfunction, or pain in the jaw near the ear. An anti-inflammatory drug such as Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen) should be helpful.
Occasionally, a mouth guard can be molded by your dentist to give you added relief.
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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