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Sudden jaw swelling

Pain in right jaw since evening. Ate a bit of ginger as home remedy. Felt better. Now sudden pain and swelling of right jaw.
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There might be some cavity. that need to be treated, as you are having pain most probably RCT will be done, You can visit The Dental Hub, B3 DDA Mkt. Vasant kunj.
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Dr. Puja Bansal Pune | Dentist
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hello, you need to visit a dentist. get an x-ray done. if there is infection below the roots, you need to get a treatment done for the same.
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Hello, MAM you need to visit a dentist ASAP.Dont rely on home remedies. Regards Dr Suman Makam
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Home remedy usually don't work for long time. Visit a dentist.
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visit a dentist
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First consultant nearby dentist .
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Dr. D Vinay Kumar Hyderabad | Orthodontist
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Consult a Dentist as soon as possible.
At this age don't go for home remedies or online options .
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Dr. Anuj Vyas Indore | Dental Surgeon
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Hi,

You didnt mention upper or lower jaw. If upper then do you have a recent history of cold or infection ?
For now it looks like a possibly decayed tooth that has got active infection spreading around the anatomical spaces inside oral cavity as per your history . Do you have any accompanying fever or bad breath too ? Would be pointing towards infectious processes inside the mouth .
It could also be some food lodgement in that area causing inflammation on a second thought.
To combat pain, you can take ibuprofen tablet  (combiflam tablet available otc)  but please avoid it in case you are asthmatic, have any blood disorder or recent drop of platelet due to any condition, hyperacidity or gastric/peptic ulcer history or any other medical condition that contradicts use of this drug. And yes do not take on empty stomach. Add an anti acidity tablet as well.
Please do not take swelling lightly and show to a dental clinic nearby.

First step would require a thorough oral examination and accompanying radiographs as your doctor suggests. Go by the antibiotic regime if your examining doctor prescribes you. The treatment plan would be decided as per final diagnosis of your condition.
Best of luck.

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take the painkiller as mentioned above and visit a dentist at the earliest as swelling may proceed further to other areas of face too.
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avoid self diagnosis and treatment and avoid ignoring the condition right away.
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Where exactly do u have pain. Nothing to do wth ginger.
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Take any painkiller and sumthing to combat swelling like Cipzan D and if relief is not there take a Dental Opinion.
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