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Posted by: Mimi | 2009/09/28

Swollen nerves/soft tissues - on the side of the head

Recently I have been experiencing swollen nerves/soft tissues on the side of the head(next to the eyes), when chewing food, (whether crunchy or soft). i would like to find out what causes this and if i should consult a doctor about this?

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Dear Mimi,

The most likely answer is that the muscles that you chew with that are swelling. I would like to know more about your symptoms - can you call me after 4pm on 0825555763 - I will be away from 2 Oct

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