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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Rock and slide jaw: This is due to dysfunction of the temporal mandibular joint just below the ear. The cartilage catches on the other side of the joint and clicks as the ... Read More
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Cogentin/Benadryl: It depends what causes it. Several medications can cause it in what's called a dystonic reaction. For this, benztropine (cogentin) or Diphenhydramin ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Lockjaw or tmj?: I'm assuming you mean tmj. Lockjaw is a life-threatening infection. Treatment of TMJ problems requires the help of a dentist who extra training in T ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Tetanus: In the past, the painful hypercontraction of all muscles made breathing impossible. The tetanus bacillus, unlike most bacteria, grows best in dead ti ... Read More
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