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Long term effects of titanium plates in jaw

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For how long should titanium rod be placed in leg?

about the side effects of the titanium rod in my leg. A lot of time is passed and i m still not sure if i should get it removed or i can leave it in my leg for long term? i am 25 years old. Please guide ...
 

Broken jaw, put in titanium plate, tingling in lips and teeth, swelling. Suggestions?

,my jaw was broke do to gun shoot to left side of my face a titanium plate was put in with six ...,docs say that nerve was damage ,but plate is on are by that main nerve at chin.the bullet traveled from mid ...
 

Titanium jaw plates to be removed, pops out. Need details regarding the procedure.

where can i have my titanium jaw plates remove i dont longer want then in my body its been almost 8 years and i am going crazy and ick just thinking that they need be there foreveer plus one of them pop ...
 

Had maxillo-mandibular advancement, pain in jaw. Is it due to titanium plate?

to take the pain away but it doesn t seem to work. Could the titanium plate be the source of this pain? My ...Not sure where to ask this but I had MMA (double jaw ) surgery two years ago and have had ...
 

What is this black dot near my titanium plate after undergoing jaw surgery ?

hey i had jaw surgery about 5 yrs ago and i had a really big pain on my left side of my jaw that it wont let me eating hard food i got my x-rays done i saw a black dot near my titainum plate and my plate ...
 

I still have titanium plates after jaw fracture. What to do ?

I HAD MY JAW FRACTURED TWO MONTHS AGO, HAD IT WIRED A MONTH LATER JUST REMOVED IT A WEEK AGO TITANIUM PLATES ARE STILL IN MOUTH LOWER MOUTH AND BACK OF MOUTH BY FRACTURED JAW BONE . I CAN NOT OPEN MY ...
 

Can 20 year old Titanium plate in face cause toxic tastes?

Hi. I had maxilofacial surgery 20 years ago, both upper & lower jaws were moved forward with titanium plates and screws. I had the same surgery a few years later as both jaws had retracted which we ...
 

Occasional dislocation of jaw. Titanium plates in skull post facial fractures. Can I pursue mixed martial arts?

.there are titanium plates in my skull and i occasionally have problem while yawning as sometimes my jaw dislocates.is it possible for me to pursue my mixed martial arts training with the titanium plates in my jaw?? ...
 

Have sensation in the middle of the cheek. Had a broken jaw and titanium plates was placed earlier. What to do?

I suffered a broken jaw and had titanium plates placed on my jaw about 5, almost 6, weeks ago. No wires or elastics. However, since doing the stretching about 3 weeks ago, i have some sensation ...
 

Had oral cancer, jaw removed, titanium plate planted, drainage under shin. Prognosis?

My husband had oral cancer and had 2 of his jaw bone removed. A titanium plate was implanted ... is rejecting the plate. Dr. said to wait 4 weeks to see what transpires. What is your prognosis? ...
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How long it takes to recover from removal of titanium placed in jaw?

My godson has an ameoblastomy of left jaw, he has had the surgery once and titanium placed in jaw, it has re grown and the titanium has pushed through the skin out of his chin. I am funding him to come ...
 

Suggest treatment for infected titanium plates

MY HUSBAND HAS A TITANIUM PLATE IN HIS HEAD FOR EIGHT YEARS DUE TO CANCER. THE PLAT IS GETTING HIGHLY INFECTED NOW WITH SEVERAL SURGERYS. THIS WORK HAS BEEN GOING ON IN MUSC IN XXXXXXX WILL THIS EVER ...
 

Lost feeling in one side of face, lost vision in the same eye following jaw surgery where titanium plate was inserted. Is this permanent damage?

I had jaw surgery 2 weeks ago, where a titanium plate was put in on my right side. Since the surgery I've lost feeling on the right side of my face, and cannot control or see very well out of my ...
 

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What are the short-term and long-term bodily effects of alcohol. What are the possible biases that might your affect your understanding and presentation of this information? What is the etiologies ...
 

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Is there any dangers in taking Simethicone for a long period of time? I have IBS and struggle to keep constipation at bay. I am doing fairly well but intestinal gas has been trouble so added ...
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The titanium plate in my lower jaw is showing. Its been five months since the surgery, what should i do
The titanium plate is embedded deep in to the bone to strengthen it. If it is showing, you need to consult your treating doctor or specialist at the earliest as it is an open wound and can lead to infection. Deep infection into muscle, bone carries very big risk and can lead to life threatening septicemia. Meet you doctor at earliest. Hope I have answered your query. Happy to help
 
Broken jaw surgery, titanium plate in mandible. 1 month later still no motor nerve in lower lip on one side. Will this heal? Smile is not symetrical. Worried
if it fracture, may heal. if its nerve damage, cant be predicted
 
what are the possible short and long term effects of dyslexia
The impact that dyslexia has is different for each person and depends on the severity of the condition and the approaches of the remediation. The most common effects are problems with reading, spelling, and writing. Some dyslexics do not have much difficulty with early reading and spelling tasks but do experience great problems when more complex language skills are required, such as grammar.
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