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Jaw is locked. Can not open mouth and also have problem of wisdom tooth on same side. Please advise.

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Hi as of now emergency you can take mobizox after food and nexprofast before food then visit a dentist who will take xray once u can open your mouth and prescribe antibiotics but if you can get on a. Private chat I can guide you as I need to know,if you are,allergic etc
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Hi! you need to visit your dentist. Probably there might be a swelling associated with her wisdom tooth which is not allowing her mouth opening. But she needs to be checked so please go and visit your dentist.
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Hi, It seems that ur daughter is suffering from Pericoronal abscess with trismus (locked jaw) on the side wisdom tooth was erupting. It is an emergency condition for which u shd rush to ur dentist before the infection spreads deeper and complicates the treatment. It has to be treated by reduction of the infection by medicines and then removal of the offending wisdom tooth. Better search for an oral surgeon for this work. Thanks & healing regards.
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The jaw can get locked due to several reasons.An infection from the wisdom tooth may be one of the cause.Consult an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (MDS) urgently. As the infection can spread to dangerous areas of the face and neck.
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Immediately go to ur dentist for proper checkup .
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Probably a trismus due to pericoronitis. Get it checked and then the wisdom tooth extracted.
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Get your wisdom tooth removed immediately
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Your problem seems acute. Lock jaw can be due to problem in your jaw joint or because of wisdom tooth. In your case as you have wisdom tooth problem on the same side, locking may be due to the same. You will need to extract your wisdom tooth. Please consult, you will need antibiotics & muscle relaxants to open your jaw first, wisdom tooth surgery later.
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Hi Prabir, sorry to hear, that you problem in opening your mouth. As you told wisdom tooth is erupting. Quite possibly this problem is related to this erupting tooth.It is quite possible, that there infectio around you wisdom tooth which has spread to other parts, thus making the muscles which open our mouth. I advise to get the tooth extracted, by an Oral Surgeon (specialist in controlling the infection and extracting teeth) best solution. Or in case, you don't want extraction, go and see a A Periodontist, as they can treat your condition in best way possible. If you want me to suggest a good Oral Surgeon or Periodontist, message your city and locality. If having pain you can take Orthodex- MR, it's brand that is available with most of the chemists. If not then you can ask for a pain killer with muscle relaxant. Don't take any Medicine whatsoever, unless prescribed by the doctor. But do see to the Doctor immediately. It can become life threatening, although till this time it is completely curable. Get well soon and God Bless.
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Get OPG x ray done, meet dentist at earliest, May be she needs medication and proper treatment.
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Extraction of the two wisdom tooth followed by mouth opening exercises as taught by dentist.
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Regd your Jaw wisdom due to wisdom tooth eruption if you are aged bet 18 to 30 yrs or your widom tooth is impacted not is proper position, in any case there are few home tips Gargle with luke warm water with little of salt in it, gargle it 4to 5 times if possible vigorous, this will help in removing food particles between wisdom teeth & inflamed gums possibly there may be pain in beginning later reduce, then do exercise of jaw opening for 15to 20 times this will help in reducing muscle spasm & ease in opening the jaw once jaw opening takes place then apply Dentogel or dologel at the site of gum and slowly massage the gums. If your pain is acute then you may have to take antibiotic and anti-inflammatory medicines let me know get well soon avoid hot food.
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Please get an x-ray done to determine the position of the wisdom tooth.Based on what u have mentioned ,I feel an extraction may be needed.
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Do warm saline rinses 10-12 times. Get yourself examined by a dentist and take medication as advised. May need removal of the offending wisdom tooth.
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Hi, Get it removed.
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Hello.Immediately see a dentist n get xrays done.If mouth opening is reduced because of wisdom tooth then initially medications should help.Later surgical removal of wisdom tooth might be required.
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Do u have a history of tobacco use ?consult a good dental surgeon and extract the wisdom tooth soon. Some.Exercised and musle relaxants might help too.
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Visit a good dentist as soon as possible and get the wisdom tooth removed else the problem may worsen.
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It's mostly due to wisdom tooth itself. Take a prescribed course of medication and get the xray done of that tooth and consult the dentist for removal of the same.
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Hi, There could be two reasons one is because of TMJoint or Impacted tooth on that side. Full mouth (OPG) x ray vl help ur Dentist to Diagnose.Right now you can start with some muscle relaxant and pain killer.
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Yes it could be the reason. Need to also see for you jaw joints by taking a full mouth xray.
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Your condition is termed as lock jaw or trismus.It is caused when the wisdom teeth is erupting or if it has errupted in an abnormal way (angulated).For opening your jaw the dentist may prescribe you muscle relaxants or in some cases surgically remove the gingiva (gums) which is stopping the tooth to erupt. Kindly consult a dentist asap.
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Visit an oral and maxillofacial surgeon as soon as possible for the same.
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Please visit your local dentist. If your daughter is between 18-25 it is very likely that the third molar/wisdom tooth is responsible for the same. She can try warm compresses at home or a muscle relaxant. If jaw is open and locked it needs to be treated by dentist.
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