Difficulty In Mouth Opening

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I am not able to open my mouth wide without a lot of pain after wisdom tooth removal. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I got an impacted wisdom tooth removed a week ago, I am still in a bit of pain and cannot open my mouth wide without a lot of pain and today I keep getting like pinching feelings in my temple, ear and neck on the same side as the extraction and I have bad breath and a yellow tongue a...  Read Full »


Dr. Soheel Hussain Zargar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a case of post-extraction trismus which occurs either due to traumatic extraction or wrong injection techniques. First of all, I do not know how much you open mouth, it would have been better if you can send photograph with open mouth at highest. Coming to your...  Read Full »

How to cure ulcers and mouth stiffness developed due to pan chewing?

Query: Hi doctor, I have got ulcers in my mouth due to chewing pan masala, and I have stopped eating it now. I am unable to eat spicy food and hot foods. I have developed stiffness in my inner mouth. So I am unable to open my mouth. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Soheel Hussain Zargar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms and signs indicate that you have a white lesion. I need to check your cheek area and if you can send a photograph with an open mouth, focus on the cheek region so that I can precisely see and say you the current condition. It can be oral submucous fibrosis...  Read Full »

Please explain the problems we face during wisdom tooth eruption.

Query: Hi doctor, My wisdom tooth present in the lower left region is growing. I have a sufficient space for it to grow, and it is growing straight. I do not have pain in the tooth and half of the tooth is poking out now. But I have trouble in opening my mouth fully.  Read Full »


Dr. Soheel Hussain Zargar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. An eruption of wisdom tooth cause difficulty in opening the mouth, fever, swelling in gums, pain and neck swellings. You do not need to worry. Restricted mouth opening will get relieved after a few days. Still, to get relief, you can take ...  Read Full »

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