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Unable to open the jaw completely - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Dental Health
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   last week Saturday I had dental surgery
User :   i.e cystern is removed in left lower jaw
User :   I am using medicines and its recovering
Doctor :  
User :   but I am unable to open my mouth completly
Doctor :   Ok

User :   My lower jaw is not going down completly
User :   Is this a problem
Doctor :  
such effect shall be there for a short term
User :   or will it take some more time to widen up my mouth
Doctor :  
due to the injury caused while extraction
Doctor :  
so there is no need to worry about it
Doctor :  
Wait for a week now
User :   ok. my personal Doctor suggested me to use Chlorzoxazone for 3 days 3 times a day
User :   today is the 2nd day.
Doctor :   Yes, that is a muscle relaxant

Doctor :  
but cannot provide complete relief
User :   So nothing to worry about my mouth right at this moment.
User :   am I right?
Doctor :   Sure

Doctor :  
You should not
User :   ok. Thank you.
Doctor :  
Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   my wife had a gastric problem
Doctor :   Ok

User :   wht is the best remedy for that
User :   ?
Doctor :  
Diet and walking
Doctor :  
diet meaning avoid sour and spicy foods
User :   ok. Thats all from my end.
Doctor :  
along with potato, excess of pulses, beans, bannanas
Doctor :  
also restrict to vegetarian foods
Doctor :  
Cold milk, buttermilk, raw onion, garlic are recommended
Doctor :  
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User :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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