First Bite Syndrome

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What is First Bite Syndrome?

First bite syndrome is characterized as pain in the parotid (salivary gland) gland or lower jaw area (mandibular region) at the first bite and, subsequently improves with each bite. The cause is unclear but, may be related to nerve impairment from surgery or other conditions.

What is it like to have First Bite Syndrome?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

What do patients take to treat First Bite Syndrome and its symptoms?

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Who has First Bite Syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 5
30s 6
40s 11
50s 9
60s 7
70+ 3

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

67% Females
33% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 9
Not Diagnosed 8

These charts show data from First Bite Syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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