Patient :Hi. I have had lockjaw for a while now. It has actually been going on for about 2-3 months. I have gotten used to it, but it is still a problem sometimes when eating large foods or yawning sometimes. Not sure what this means and how I should cure it. I have tried massaging it but that doesn't really work. I am just scared this will lead to something worse or I will have to have surgery or something. Please help. Thank you.
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