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Difficulty opening mouth

  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • March 29, 2007
  • 02:37 AM

When i try to open my mouth, i get to a point where i cannot open it any further. I'm only able to open my mouth so there is a centimeter gap between my top and bottom sets of teeth. also, its sore on the left side when i open and feels like a muscle is being stretched.

Any ideas?

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  • Did you have your Tetnus shot? Because lock jaw is the first word to come to mind. Are there any other symptoms? When did it start? If you cant open your mouth much than hopefully you've all ready gone to your doctor or er.
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  • same thing happened to me last year... i ended up having an infected wisdom tooth,,, it sucked!
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