Are these lumps in my mouth normal?

Discussion in 'Patient Forum' started by Pepsiapple45, Jan 27, 2019.

  1. Pepsiapple45


    Jan 27, 2019
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    I went to the dentist a few days ago because I had awful pain and thought I needed a wisdom tooth pulled. She didn't really inspect my mouth or all my teeth. She looked at the tooth I told her was bothering me for a minute, took an exray and asked if I wanted it to be removed. I said I guess so and got it removed. Half my jaw is swollen and i cant really open it very far. I haven't been able to since for about 3 or 4 days. Is this normal?

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    MattKW Verified Dentist

    Mar 18, 2018
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    Most likely trismus of the jaw muscles. Here's an article with highlighted suggestion to help you. It'll take a few days.
    MattKW, Jan 28, 2019
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