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Wisdom Tooth Can T Open Jaw
I have tmj, and at the moment i'm suffering with my wisdom tooth but how can it be taken out when i can't open my jaw more than 2cm?
Been week since i got 1 upper left impacted wisdom tooth out. Im experience jaw stiffness n upper jaw can't open wide especially in the morning.Normal?
Tmj: The process of getting your wisdom tooth extracted may -having your mouth wide open for so long--may have irritated your left jaw at the temporomandibular joint. Call the oral surgeon or dentist. If there are no contraindications, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory meds may help relieve your discomfort--or warm compresses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a wisdom tooth pulled 4 days ago. I'm still in pain and my jaw won't stop popping. It opens fully with difficulty and pain. Dislocation?
I have a impacted wisdom tooth and its coming in facing my jaw. My face is swelling from it and i can't open my mouth or it feels like its breaking?
See professional: At 26 there can be complications from an erupting wisdom tooth. You may need antibiotics. Infection and inflammation may cause the muscles in the area to limit opening of the mouth. See a dentist or oral surgeon soon, as infection can cause systemic problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the last 3 days I've had jaw pain just on the right side. I've had headaches + can't open my mouth wide! Any idea why? Wisdom tooth coming through
Depends upon time : Depends upon how long ago you had your tooth extracted. It is normal to have stiffness, swelling and inability to open your mouth 24-48 hours after a wisdom tooth extraction...If it has been longer than two days please contact the dentist or oral surgeon who extracted your tooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in the back of my jaw. I believe it's because of my wisdom tooth. What should I do? It hurts to open my mouth.
I have this tooth problem and am not sure if it is TMJ or wisdom tooth .My jaw cracks on the right side when i open or yawn but hurts on the left ?
How common is jaw soreness and stiffness after wisdom tooth extraction? I'm having my wisdom tooth extracted in a few weeks. A friend could hardly open her mouth for over a week after she had hers out. How likely is it this will happen to me?
Different strokes: Some people have more extensive surgery than others. That's like saying 2 people, both with broken legs, have different rx...One has a walking cast, the other a cast from toes to hip. Your oral surgeon will go over pain management instructions with you. Follow those instructions to the letter and you should be ok. Hope you do better than your friend. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had eustachian tube dysfunction now my jaw at back of mouth hurts when i chew swallow or open mouth back behind my wisdom tooth. What can I do?
I got a wisdom tooth out yesterday. I got stitches in my left lower jaw. This a.M it looks like a tennis ball. The dentist is closed today. I can open mouth a little. Should i just take the codeine?
I agree with the : Other doctors comments. I would add though that the peak of swelling is usually 72 hours post surgery, so your "tennis ball" may even get larger. Once swelling presents, it is difficult to modify this. Ice for the first 48 hours & then on third day moist heat application to help reduce swelling. A tennis ball size swelling is a bit excessive though. Motrin 800mg, & narcotic for pain - & time. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My ear, jaw and throat hurts. My wisdom tooth is half way down and at an angle. The gum next to it is red and hurts. I can barely open my jaw. Help?
I got a lower wisdom tooth extraction 5 days ago and the swelling has seemed to gone down completely except for a hard, ball-like lump in my lower jaw, which makes my cheek protrude and also makes it hard for me to open my mouth. The dentist said this is
Possible Infection: The late swelling coupled with difficulty opening your mouth could represent a postoperative infection. You should return to your dentist and/or surgeon for evaluation and any recommended treatment (antibiotic and/or incision and drainage of the infected area). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
i've had a wisdom tooth to be extracted from lower jaw but hasn't been because of my work timings and negligence and i have been experiencing cont?
I have a wisdom tooth coming in on the lower right side of my jaw. Is it normal to have pain in my lawline ?
My jaw has a wisdom tooth what sometimes digs in to my lower gum and sometimes doesn't my top of my jaw is a bit uneven can anyone explain why?
Call and disuss: Call and discuss this with the dentist who removed your wisdom tooth. Is it getting better, worse or the same over time? Your dentist should be seeing you for routine aftercare until healing is assured. This is normally included in the fee for that service. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer