I feel pain when opening my mouth wide or chewing

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Its been 3 days, I'm having pain in or near my left ear (cannot differentiate if its ear or my jaw) when opening my mouth wide or chewing food. I'm really worried, I don't know whats wrong with me.

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You may be suffering from ear infection. Get yourself checked by a doctor.

answered Jun 3, 2012 by Steven Medical student (529 points)
commented Jun 5, 2012 by admin Doctor of Medicine (10,059 points)
It can be ear infection like steve said but there are other possiblities like temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction and tooth infection. Hence, get checked by a medical professional.