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How to get rid of lockjaw

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Unclear: Lockjaw is an old-fashioned term referring to tetanus-induced spasms of the muscles, but some people refer to a closed-lock of the jaw as lockjaw. Th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
None: Lock jaw is a lay term for tetanus. This is a serious, life threatening infection. There are no home remedies. If you have tetanus you would be in ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Lockjaw: Lockjaw a pseudonym for a very serious cognition tetanus. I doubt you are describing this you may have tmj. Antinflammatories and bite block can be he ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
ER: Go straight to emergency room.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Treatment may vary: Depending on the etiology of the problem will determine what type of treatment is necessary. Some patients may have a single episode that resolve ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Time: All the medications that have been put forward to target cold viruses (not influenza) have not surprisingly proved lame and worse than the disease. B ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Test and treat.: Your first step would be to elucidate cause - generally speaking it’s physical/medical 50% of the time and mental/emotional 50% of the time. Once wor ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
What is the"it"?: We need a description of your medical question to better help you.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Test and Treatment: After the testing and the reason for the infection is determined the proper kind of medication is prescribed or recommended.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Depend on cause: Trimming or having corn non-invasively removed will temporarily work. However, if what caused this to form is not corrected, then corn will return. Ma ... Read More
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