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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 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 ?
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 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 2 more doctor answers
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