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

Chin was sagging and neck was wrinkled, had lift, cut three places. Why can I not lift my jaws?

I have just had a quick lift to fix my chin which was sagging and my neck was wrinkled. The doctor cut me in three places behind my ears, in front of my ears and on my face behind my eyes all the up to my forehead down to my ears. My sides of my face look like a road map. The scars are ugly and not real close to my hair line. But my main concern is that I cannot open my jaw very wide. Everything that I eat I have to cut in tiny pieces and It has to be very soft. If I try to chew on anything even crust of bread I get a shooting pain in my left temple. I have not been able to sleelp through a night since the surgery because it feels like any time I put any pressure on that left temple if I try to sleep I get pain. It has been 5 weeks since my surgery and I am very disappointed in their claims of a quick fix. This procedure was so labor intensive certainly not what I expected. What are your thoughts?
Asked On : Sun, 13 Jan 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  29
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
General & Family Physician 's  Response
sagging chin n neck muscle ....are a sign of laxity of the musculur structure .. which may be because of lack of excercise ... or myasthenia gravis ... needs thorough assessment n t reatment .... with neurological consultation.
Answered: Tue, 26 Nov 2013
I find this answer helpful

 1 user finds this helpful

2 Doctors agree with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© 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