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Wisdom Tooth Can T Open Jaw
Oral Surgeon: Get to the oral surgeon asap. They can help you with this. Often they can provide medications to relax the jaw prior to the extraction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Maxillary tooth ?: It may be that the erupting tooth is digging into your cheek and jawbone. Let a local dentist take a look to see if it needs extraction. Most do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hard lump on back lower jaw after wisdom tooth extraction. Feels very bruised. Won't allow mouth to open. No infection. Pain into gums and ear.
Tooth extraction: Hi Robin, When was the extraction? For about 4-6 days it is normal to have the swelling depending on how bad it was before the extraction. It will feel swollen, bruised and cause spasms of the masseter muscle prevention mouth opening. Pain accompanies inflammation that is secondary to the extraction and possibly the infection that required it. Please see your dentist if this persists beyond 6 days ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
Oral surgeon: Consult with the oral surgeon who will be extracting the tooth. There may be enough room for him/her to work. If you are put to sleep for the procedure, the TMJ condition may not be an issue. Treat both problems and feel better soon... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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