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Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
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Jaw painful when opening, first on right side only, then

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Jaw painful when opening, first on right side only, then began on left side also. Now both sides equally painful.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 8 months ago.
How long have you had this Andrew?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
FOR A WEE TO 10- DAYS ON RIGHT SIDE.... NOW HAVE IT ON BOTH SIDES AS OF THIS MORNING. HAD SOME DENTAL WORK DONE ABOUT THAT TIME AND THOUGHT IT MIGHT BE DUE TO THAT, BUT NOW THAT PAIN HAS BEGUN ON BOTH SIDES, DON'T KNOW.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
SORRY ABOUT DELAY IN ANSWERING YOUR QUESTION, BUT MY KEYBOARD BATTERY WENT DEAD
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
TOOK ONE WEEK TO TEN DAYS OF AUGMENTIN, WHICH SEEMED TO HELP LEFT SIDE UNTIL IT REACHED SOME BASELINE CONSTANT, THEN OTHER SIDE BECAME PAINFUL THIS MORNING
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
IS ANY ONE STILL THERE?
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 8 months ago.
you did not have any pain prior to the dental procedure? How long after the dental work did the pain start?