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Face pain and Jaw pain when eating

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Salivary gland stone

Saliva constantly flows from the salivary glands in your mouth.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Facial pain after eating
  • Face pain
  • Swelling of the face
  • Jaw pain when eating
  • Swelling of glands in the neck after eating

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Salivary gland stone.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Teeth grinding

Bruxism is a medical term that describes the act of grinding the teeth and clenching the jaw.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Teeth grinding
  • Face pain
  • Worn or shortened teeth
  • Jaw pain when eating
  • Ear pain

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Teeth grinding.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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