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Can open mouth breathing cause facial pain problems?

Can open mouth breathing cause facial pain problems?

Yes: Any "unnatural" position, including leaving the mouth open for too long or too wide can lead to tmd and facial pain. I would see a dentist or ENT if it continues. ...Read more

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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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Can rhinoplasty cause breathing problems? Do breathing problems and chronic congestion even happen after rhinoplasty? .

Can rhinoplasty cause breathing problems? Do breathing problems and chronic congestion even happen after rhinoplasty?

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It can: If you have breathing problems see a facial plastic surgery or rhinoplasty surgeon experienced in both treating breathing and cosmetic problems in septorhinoplasty surgery. Secondary corrections of breathing problems that are still present a year or more after rhinoplasty surgery demand even greater expertise in your surgeon! ...Read more

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Does sleeping with mouth wide open cause any problems?

Does sleeping with mouth wide open cause any problems?

Usually okay: Other than some dryness of the mouth, sleeping with mouth open is usually not a cause for worry. If anything it makes it more likely for better airflow during sleep. As long as you are generally sleeping through the night and feeling well rested in general, it sounds like sleep is going well. ...Read more

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Can there be problems with mouth breathing?

Can there be problems with mouth breathing?

Mouth breathing: Chronic mouth breathing can not only affect your quality of life, but also your life causing major health problems. Mouth breathing is caused by a number of factors, including chronic allergies, sinus trouble, or enlarged tonsils and bad habit. It is a common condition, but often overlooked and ignored. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth problems cause shortness of breath?

Can wisdom teeth problems cause shortness of breath?

No, unless: No, unless seriously infected, in which case you would have other symptoms like local pain, swelling, trouble swallowing, etc. For best advice about wisdom teeth, see a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon ...Read more

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What can cause breathing problems dizziness stuffed nose and chest pains?

What can cause breathing problems dizziness stuffed nose and chest pains?

Get to an ER: If you have breathing troubles get to an er to be evaluated immediately. ...Read more

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Can there be problems linked to mouth breathing?

Can there be problems linked to mouth breathing?

Mouth breathing: Will promote a greater chance of dental caries (decay) and periodontal disease. Speak to your physician regarding causes (habitual, anatomic, obstructive). See your dentist more often for exams and advice. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause numbness in upper jaw and nose?

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Can TMJ cause numbness in upper jaw and nose?

Very common: TMJ can cause many symptoms in the face, including numbness of part of your nose, your forehead, and more in the upper region of your face. See OFP specialist for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Does sleeping with your mouth open cause problems?

Does sleeping with your mouth open cause problems?

Yes: I recommend the following brief article with recommendations that are practical :how to stop sleeping with your mouth open | ehow www.Ehow.Com/how_7646199_stop-sleeping-mouth-open.Html sleeping with your mouth open can contribute to multiple problems. ...Read more

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Can problems with the nasals (oxymetazoline) cause bad breath?

Can problems with the nasals (oxymetazoline) cause bad breath?

Yes: Infected sinuses can cause bad breath, but also have tonsils checked and ask your dentist to make sure there are no infections in your mouth. ...Read more

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Can septum piercings cause breathing problems?

Can septum piercings cause breathing problems?

Yes: Material may build up on the piercing, the septum may become infected and enlarge, and the piercing itself may limit the airway. I don't recommend the practice. Talk to your doc for more insight. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can fatigue cause breathing problems even on rest?

Can fatigue cause breathing problems even on rest?

Any: Breathing issue should be addressed by your doctor. Not sure the fatigue causing the breathing issue or the other way around. See your doctor ...Read more

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How can mouth breathing affect face structure?

How can mouth breathing affect face structure?

Good question!: Breathing through the mouth during growth and development affects facial structure in several ways. First of all, if you can't breathe through your nose, mouth-breathing is the result. Nasal breathing, with the mouth closed, is the norm. Mouth-breathing leads to vertical growth of the face, with downward growth and a very narrow width of the upper jaw, and development of an anterior open bite. ...Read more

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Help please! could brain problems cause pain in jaw and ear?

Help please! could brain problems cause pain in jaw and ear?

Brain problem: Sounds like tmj. Have you been diagnosed with a brain problem? Please see your dentist or md to get a full diagnostic work up. Tmj will send pain to the ear and the jaw. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth pain medication cause tightness in throat?

Can wisdom teeth pain medication cause tightness in throat?

Possibly: Tightness in the throat, wheezing, ithy-ness, redness, and angioedema can be associated with an allergic reaction. Any itching in mouth? Stop med and call your doc...He/she can prescribe a diiferent med. ...Read more

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What can cause breathing problems in utero?

What can cause breathing problems in utero?

Question is unclear: In utero we do not actually breathe - our needs are met by the transfer of nutrients and oxygen to the fetus across teh placenta. With a problem with the placenta there can be less adequate support for the fetus. Does this answer your qestion? ...Read more

Mouth Breathing (Definition)

Mouth breathing is breathing through the mouth, as opposed to breathing through your nose. Nose breathing is healthier for many reasons including (but not limited to) tooth decay, gum disease, malocclusion, sleep ...Read more


Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more