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Can't open my mouth fully; could this be tmj?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: TMJ

It could very well be due to your jaw joints.
You should have this evaluated soon with a dentist or orthodontist.

In brief: TMJ

It could very well be due to your jaw joints.
You should have this evaluated soon with a dentist or orthodontist.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Limited oral opening is a sign of TMJ dysfunction.
There are also other reasons See a TMJ expert to help.

In brief: Yes

Limited oral opening is a sign of TMJ dysfunction.
There are also other reasons See a TMJ expert to help.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Need to be evaluated to make sure that you truly have tmj/tmd or some other ailment, etc.
That can mimic TMJ symptoms. Should see a dentist/tmj specialist first to give you more info with a thorough history and exam.

In brief: Depends

Need to be evaluated to make sure that you truly have tmj/tmd or some other ailment, etc.
That can mimic TMJ symptoms. Should see a dentist/tmj specialist first to give you more info with a thorough history and exam.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Dr. Joseph Ritz
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe

Tmj is the name of the joint.
Tmd is the problem in that joint. Whether the joint itself is involved or just the muscles in that area needs to be determined, have a dentist examine the area.

In brief: Maybe

Tmj is the name of the joint.
Tmd is the problem in that joint. Whether the joint itself is involved or just the muscles in that area needs to be determined, have a dentist examine the area.
Dr. Joseph Ritz
Dr. Joseph Ritz
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