Patient :Why does my jaw hurt? I got hit in the mouth with a lacrosse ball (near my front teeth) and afterwards, I noticed some that my lower left jaw was hurting. The ache has dissapated and it no longer hurts to clench my jaw, but it still hurts when I try to yawn or eat.
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