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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No special diet: I assume u r under the care of an ortho/hand surgeon. Ur usual diet will suffice, but the thing that will get u in trouble is not following ur surgeon ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Jaw fracture: can be assessed through medical history, physical examination and radiological study.
Dr. Steven Shannon
8 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Broken jaw: Best way to find out is see your local plastic surgeon or ENT for a physical exam and radiographs (xrays).
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Xray.: A series of xrays would be the first study needed. You should see your family physician or go to an immediate care center.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4 weeks: 4 weeks. There may be variables which affect the duration. Ask oral surgeon who wired you.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Variable: It can hurt alot, or mild. Depends on the severity and location of the jaw fracture.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Rodgers
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
It should be fine: Hi Carl, I think it should be fine. Some surgeons prefer to wait a few days for the swelling to go down before they operate on certain facial fractur ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
?: Disclocated means the joint is out of place fractured and broken mean exactly the same thing which is that some part of a bone is broken in some wa ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Facial nerve injury: Your facial nerve (moves your face) has been injured. If you have had surgery for the fracture, this may be a complication of the surgery. I would see ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Springer
24 years experience Family Medicine
Great question: Disorders of the jaw and TMJ joint can be rather complex. My thoughts here are that you will likely be on a first name basis with an oral surgeon.... ... Read More
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