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How do you treat an injury of mouth muscle?

How do you treat an injury of mouth muscle?

See oral surgeon: Extremely unlikely that you ruptured a mouth muscle. The lip is a muscle that can be injured. See an oral surgeon for proper evaluation. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I have TMJ and wear a mouth guard . My masseter muscle has been in spasm for a long time now . What is the best way to treat?

I have TMJ and  wear a mouth guard . My masseter muscle has been in spasm for a long time now . What is the best way to treat?

Moist heat: Moist heat will aid in muscle tenderness and will help to alleviate the Lactic Acid buildup in the masseter resulting in spasm. If discomfort persists, see your dentist to check appliance for imbalance. ...Read more

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I work with children and have been exposed to hand-foot-and-mouth recently. I have a fever of 101 and muscle aches/ unwell feeling, but no blisters or rash yet. Should I just treat it like a cold, or could hand-foot-mouth present like this in adults?

I work with children and have been exposed to hand-foot-and-mouth recently. I have a fever of 101 and muscle aches/ unwell feeling, but no blisters or rash yet.  Should I just treat it like a cold, or could hand-foot-mouth present like this in adults?

Hand foot: and mouth disease is caused by the coxsackie virus which may only give fever diarrhea or vomiting in adults may or may not give the rash you should be better in a couple of days drink more fluids and treat your fever appropiatly ...Read more

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How do I know if I ruptured a mouth muscle?

How do I know if I ruptured a mouth muscle?

See oral surgeon: Extremely unlikely that you ruptured a mouth muscle. The lip is a muscle that can be injured. See an oral surgeon for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I ruptured my mouth muscle?

How can I tell if I ruptured my mouth muscle?

Pain: Mouth muscles are muscles of mastiff cation. Pain on opening and closing mouth, chewing , moving jaw soar to side would cause pain in your cheek or mandible. ...Read more

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Have I ruptured my mouth muscle? If feels like it's pulling to one side when i'm chewing

Not ruptured muscle: There's no way to rupture a mouth muscle. However, the jaw muscles may go into spasm, causing pain and limited opening, which can also cause the jaw to deviate to one side while opening. It could also represent a displaced disc inside the jaw joint, or TMJ (temporomandibular joint). Try a soft diet, moist heat and nsaid's like Ibuprofen or naproxen. If it persists, see a specialist. ...Read more

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I felt a painful pop when chewing. Did I rupture a mouth muscle or is this a TMJ symptom?

I felt a painful pop when chewing. Did I rupture a mouth muscle or is this a TMJ symptom?

A TMJ symptom: Painful popping noises in the jaw joint while chewing are a common manifestation of TMJ problems. It usually indicates a partially displaced TMJ disc inside the jaw joint. To my knowledge, you can't rupture a mouth muscle while chewing. If the painful popping continues, you may want to seek treatment to prevent the disc from becoming completely displaced which may lead to locking or arthritis. ...Read more

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Hello,why when I open mouth too wide it hurts right side,around the muscle?How to relax muscle so can I open wide again?

Hello,why when I open mouth too wide it hurts right side,around the muscle?How to relax muscle so can I open wide again?

Dentist: You may have a problem with your bite putting strain on the joint or muscles around the joint. A dentist would be best to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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I'm a musician who needs strong muscles around my mouth, but i can feel that one side is stronger than the other. Are there any exercises i can do?

I'm a musician who needs strong muscles around my mouth, but i can feel that one side is stronger than the other. Are there any exercises i can do?

Yes, see IAOM: Yes, in fact there are therapists who specialize in this type of thing called orofacial myologists. See http://www.Iaom.Com/about.Html and http://www.Iaom.Com/memdirectory.Html to find a qualified specialist in your area who can assess you and provide individualized instruction and guidance; it will be much better than anything you can do on your own. ...Read more

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My cheeks are gone inside around mouth guide me how to put muscle on face?

Exercise: Twenties male concerned about thinning of facial muscles. All muscles, including facial muscles, respond to exercise by increase in mass and tone. It is not possible to weight lift facial muscles, but one can use isometric exercises, via facial grimacing exercises several time each day, to stimulate facial muscle growth. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more