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Had jaw lock problem twice, very painful. What is the remedy?

Dear dr, Ghosh, I am from CR Park, New Delhi, a Bengali Hub. had jaw lock problem twice in last one month and ten days. However Doctor pressed it hard from inside to put it back and could close the jaws. Quite pain ful ? What is the remedy? Selg 64 years old and a diabetic. Have been suggested to take Flexon MR for seven days twice a day ? This hapeened while yawning, absolutely unconsiously. Request advice. Regards H. Das mail id : YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Mon, 19 Nov 2012
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Jul 2016
Thanks for your query You have been getting dislocation of Temporomandibular joint repeatedly ( lock jaw ) This is a ball and socket joint like a shoulder joint and gets flattened in old age resulting in getting it dislocated easily.The only treatment for this is surgery.Please consult some dental surgeon who will solve the problem
Answered: Tue, 20 Nov 2012
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