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i have had a pain in my jaw and up the left side of my face

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i have had a pain in my jaw and up the left side of my face it has spread to my ear and hurts when i yawn or swallow can you advise me please
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 3 years ago.

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hello

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welcome to the chart

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sorry- chat

Dr. Natasha :

any issues with chewing

Dr. Natasha :

do you grind your teeth at night

Customer:

its fine when i chew but hurts when i swallow

Customer:

no i dont grind my teeth and have regular check ups with my dentist

Dr. Natasha :

any ear pain

Dr. Natasha :

does it hurt when you press on your jaw?

Customer:

yes at the back of my ear leading down the side of my neck and jaw line it doesnt hurt to to press on my jaw

Dr. Natasha :

how long has this been going on?

Dr. Natasha :

any redness in your throat

Customer:

3 to 4 days but cant get an appointment at my doctors no redness in my throat but feels like a swelling at the back on my tongue

Dr. Natasha :

it sounds like you probably have an infection inside your throat

Dr. Natasha :

and this is a swollen and tender lymph node

Dr. Natasha :

do you have a fever?

Customer:

no i havent a fever but just a constant ache

Dr. Natasha :

well, if you don't have a fever, it is likely that this is viral

Dr. Natasha :

the treatment for this is motrin, tylenol

Dr. Natasha :

hot tea with lemon and honey will hep

Dr. Natasha :

*help

Customer:

ok how do i get to see my doctor as they are always busy and say they have no appointments

Dr. Natasha :

you can go to the urgent care

Customer:

sorry what that

Dr. Natasha :

urgent care is a clinic which is open and takes patients without appointments

Customer:

where will i find my local one please

Dr. Natasha :

where are you

Customer:

near burton on trent staffordshire

Dr. Natasha :

Cross Street
Burton-on-Trent
Staffordshire
DE14 1EG
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Telephone: 01283 505800

Dr. Natasha :

Cross Street Clinic

Customer:

ok thankyou are they open 24 hrs

Dr. Natasha :

no

Customer:

ok i will ring them tomorrow thankyou very much for your advise

Dr. Natasha :









Leek Moorlands HospitalHaywood Hospital

Ashbourne Road
Leek
Staffordshire
ST13 5BQ


Tel: 01538 487103


Open: 8am-8pm seven days per week



High Lane
Burslem
Stoke-On-Trent
Staffordshire
ST6 7AG


Tel: 01782 673500


Open: 7am-10pm Monday to Friday
9am-10pm at weekends and Bank Holidays


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Customer:

yes thankyou you have put my mind at rest

Dr. Natasha :

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Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 3 years ago.
Hi Annette
How are you feeling ?