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I've woken up this morning with a slightly swollen

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: I've woken up this morning with a slightly swollen jaw/cheek, and it hurts when i clench my teeth...
JA: How long have you had the swelling? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: the glands appear to be swollen
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about the swelling?
Customer: Just this morning, no meds no i havent see n dr
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no
Hi. I’m Dr. Mark. I’m a board certified physician and happy to assist you. Does it hurt when you open your mouth wide or chew? Your age?
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
im 29 and its achy more than anything no severe pain
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
We'll carry on like this if thats ok
This sounds like TMD. It’s from clenching your teeth during sleep. The jaw joint is inflamed. Try ice and ibuprofen. Eat soft foods. Here’s more information. https://swiftdoc.com/?gclid=CjwKCAjwp_GJBhBmEiwALWBQk7gjetiFYeK96hEG9Hr5J42_JH0zl7Y1LZcYCyDk15YfSJMzBB91vBoCCjsQAvD_BwE
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/temporomandibular-disorder-tmd/This is the site. Not the other.
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Thanks
You’re welcome. It should feel better in a day or so.
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