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Jaws locked due to tobacco wat to do

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Dr. Neha Sumra MD

about two months ago my jaw locked open, since then I have not been able to open wide, as it is painful. What do you advise me to do? I suggested to the doctor that I would prefer an xray of... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Neha Sumra ( Dentist)
Dr. Kathy Robinson MD

I do not have any pain but sometimes my mouth does not want to open and when I try to put food into my mouth it becomes like a game, will it open to take food or close before I can put spoon or fork ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kathy Robinson ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ornela Ademovi MD

Hi, last night my husband had a leg cramp and then all of a sudden his entire body was shaking. He felt like his jaw was being forced to stay opened and all his body was tense Also this is the second ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ornela Ademovi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Shiva Kumar R MD

. When this happens, I feel like my jaw is locked. Please note that it doesn't lock. But when it happens the jaw hurts temporarily. I would like to emphasize the word temporary, because it lasts... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shiva Kumar R ( Neurologist)
Dr.  Ralf Von Seckendorff MD

up w severe lockjaw on left side cant chew or close my mouth. I am wondering what i should do. Do u ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ralf Von Seckendorff ( General & Family Physician)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr.       Honey Arora MD

Hi sir. Goodnoon,I am suffering from lock jaw from more then 15years.I am chain-smoking of chewing tobacco about 20 year. Now I gave up chewing tobacco since 15 March 2015.but my jaw is... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Honey Arora ( Dentist)
Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

Hi, I believe my jaw is locked and has been this way since last March. I cannot open my mouth too ... and becomes very painful for a few seconds and eventually shifts back. How do I fix this problem? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Uzma Rahaman MD

I m just in a lot of pain with lock jaw I m 5 months pregnant I m on penicillin I m very very worried Becuase I keep reading that lock jaw can cause death is this true do I have anything... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Uzma Rahaman ( Dentist)
Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

Hi,I am Archie Dela Cruz. My grandmother were rush through an hospital cause of lock jaw. The specialist is in a hurry that s why I didnt have time to talk about prevention and things not to do or to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Priyanka Tiwari MD

I went to the dentist today to have some work done for a crown my mouth was open to long and my jaw lock up The dentist tried everything but could not get it to close. He wants me to go to a oral surgeon ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Priyanka Tiwari ( Dentist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

hi..welcome to hcm,you need reduction..thank you

Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

it is lock jaw. generally it happens due to mandibular dislocation which requires reduction. other condition is tetanus, which can be excluded.