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Why am I unable to open my mouth completely and how can I fix this problem ?

dear sir my name is akash i am 21 year my mounth open just 1.5 inch pls. tell me how to open fully????
Asked On : Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
You have not mentioned whether you have the habit of tobacco chewing. There are several causes for restricted mouth opening like trauma, oral submucous fibrosis, oral cancer, Fracture of mandible etc. Please mention if any history of trauma or habits present.
Answered: Sun, 3 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Vikram Singh Yadav's  Response
do you take gutka etc, may be suffering from submucous fibrosis.
Answered: Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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Dentist, Endodontics Dr. Manisha Rao's  Response
Hi, there are many causes of restricted mouth opening. They are TMJ ankylosis, muscle atrophy and Oral submucous fibrosis. Please consult a good dentist and oral surgeon for complete examination and diagnosis. There are many treatment options like surgery, Laser therapy etc to treat the condition. All the best!
Answered: Wed, 16 Mar 2011
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Dentist Dr. Vishal Jain's  Response
you have to tell something more about yourself, any habit of tobacco chewing, smoking, lower back tooth infection, trauma. these all are the reasons for restricted mouth opening.
better to visit dentist and get it resolved.

Answered: Wed, 25 Jan 2012
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Dentist, Implantology Dr. Manish Juneja's  Response
there may be several reasons for your problem such as:
infection of the third molar
supari/gutka chewing habit
Temporomanbibular joint problem (the joint of the lower jaw)
What exactly is the case with you can be determined only after getting more information.
please provide the following answers and I can help you
1. do you chew pan masala?
2. since when did this problem occured?
3.did you met with any accident recently?
let me know and I can help you
Dr. Manish Juneja
Answered: Thu, 26 Jan 2012
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