Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
191 Doctors are Online

Medication for injured jaw - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2261 Questions
User :   Dear User, You have started the test chat with our doctor. The duration of the test chat is 5 minutes. After the trial period, you will be redirected to the Payment page.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   last sunday i was playing soccer and somebody kicked the ball and hit me in the jaw...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   at the moment i didnt feel any pain
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but like 30 minutes later my jaw started hurting
User :   and since then i can barely eat
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any swelling?
User :   it pops everytime i open and close it
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you able to open your mouth?
User :   and then it gives me constant headaches
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i can open it but it pops and i get a sharp pain
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you get it looked into one as it appears to be slightly dislocated.
Doctor :   Also I suggest that you get an X Ray done
User :   ok
Doctor :   If there is pain, then I suggest that you take a Tab. Paracetamol 500mg after food.
Doctor :   Is there any swelling?
User :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Where is the swelling?
User :   on the lower part of the left side of my face
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you apply hot packs
Doctor :   On the area and try to eat soft mashed food or liquid diet.

Question is related to
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor