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Messed up jaw - February 28th 2009, 11:46 PM

A while ago (year and a half-ish) i was grappling with my bro-in-law and he got me into a headlock,
after it was over and he let me go, my jaw would constantly lock up whenever i tensed it or moved it the wrong way,
for the most part it was just a nuisance and i just had to rub it for it to relax and be back to normal, but recently it's started locking worse and aching,
any idea what it could be/how it can be helped?


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Re: Messed up jaw - March 1st 2009, 12:36 AM

See your dentist. I've had jaw problems my whole life and have had to have several surgeries to fix it. Now i'm not saying you will have to get surgery but if you leave this it will only become worse. Anytime your jaw locks it needs to be treated as a serious problem, so please see your dentist, or if you have an orthodontist see them as soon as you can. Ultimately if a doctor is easier for you to see, they may be able to help you too, but you should get it checked out ASAP.


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