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Today when I woke up. I opened my mouth to yawn. I felt a pain in the jaw joint. Beside my ear. When I open my mouth wide I have that pain. What should I do?

2 Doctors Answered
Today when I woke up. I opened my mouth to yawn. I felt a...
You have pain in temporo-mandibular joint. Do not eat hard thing, support your lower jaw with your hand while yawning. You can apply warm water wet with cotton over TMJ. You can take analgesic. If pain persist more then one week consult a dentist nearby you.
Today when I woke up. I opened my mouth to yawn. I felt a...
Avoid opening mouth wide hot cold foamentation over the affected joint
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