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Difficulty Closing Mouth
It feels like even with my mouth closed i'm breathing in cool air, does that indicate a problem with my lungs ?
No: Air you breathe in will generally be cooler than the interior of your body. This contrast is normal. ...Read more
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
I had an angiogram yesterday & now I seem to be having a little difficulty when I breath out thru my mouth shud I contact A & E or see if gets worse?
I'm having difficulty eating on the right side of my mouth due to Herpes inside.Why can this be?? How can I eat normally ??
Herpes? Canker sore?: Recurrent oral herpes outbreaks almost always are outside, on or near the lips. Sores inside the mouth more often are canker sores, an entirely separate problem. A new oral herpes infection can cause internal sores, but usually not only one side; also bad sore throat, sometimes fever. If in doubt, call your doctor. Pain of canker sores sometimes can be helped with an anesthesthetic ointment. ...Read more
TMJ: You possibly have a muscle spasm. You should see your dentist. For now you can try a soft diet, warm compresses( some patients do better with cold?), Ibuprofen if it is ok for you to take it, light massage in the area in front of your ears (TMJ) your dentist can verify if it is a dental problem or not. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Advice needed, please help. I have difficulty opening mouth enough for dental work. What can I take ?
Is it anxiety or TMJ: If it is anxiety i agree with the other responses however, if you are not anxious and you simply cannot open then i would recommend seeing a dentist who is known for treating tmj. There are some simple exercises you can do but you must do them and you will be able to open wider with out meds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chews tobacco since more than 12 years, intake is less now
When intake was more, he had little difficulty in opening mouth wide n eating spicy
You?: If you are talking about yourself, you are somewhat young for oral cancer BUT you should do 2 things: first, please visit a dentist or your local doc. Cancer is rare at your age but not impossible. Second: please quit using any and all tobacco products. You are setting yourself to develop all sorts of tobacco related cancers plus bad tooth and gum disease. Please do it ASAP. ...Read more
I can see and feel my Epiglottis, no pain, slight difficulty swallowing but then again my mouth has been dry. Cause for concern?
Epiglottis: It is common to see the epiglottis in children. With normal growth, the larynx and epiglottis descends lower into the throat. It is much less common to see it in an adult, but it is possible you could see it. If you are getting sick with progressive sore throat, difficulty swallowing and breathing, you need to go to ED ASAP. ...Read more
Evaluation: You may TMJ problems that need to see a doctor to evaluate. ...Read more
What could cause a stiff jaw with difficulty moving the mouth and forming words properly, resulting in a clutter?
3 large tori in toof of mouth sometimes cause choking on food, difficulty swallowing or breathing, or trap food. What specialists remove tori? Risks?
Oral Surgeon: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery requires additional 4-6 years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school with DDS or DMD degree. They perform surgeries and manage a wide variety of problems relating to the oral cavity, teeth and facial regions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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