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Difficulty opening mouth: Introduction

Difficulty opening mouth: Difficulty or pain opening the mouth. See detailed information below for a list of 29 causes of Difficulty opening mouth, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Difficulty opening mouth:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Difficulty opening mouth. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Difficulty opening mouth:

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Difficulty opening mouth: Symptom Checker

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Difficulty opening mouth Treatments

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Stories from Users for Difficulty opening mouth

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Message Boards for Difficulty opening mouth

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Diagnostic tests for Difficulty opening mouth:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Difficulty opening mouth. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Feel the face and neck, including parotid glands and local lymph nodes
    • Feel the temporomandibular joint for tenderness and clicking with movement
    • Inspect the mouth and pharynx
    • Inspect teeth and tap each tooth if suspect dental disease
  • Blood test
  • more tests...»

Difficulty opening mouth: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Difficulty opening mouth

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Difficulty opening mouth. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Difficulty opening mouth: Deaths

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Hospitals & Clinics: Difficulty opening mouth

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Organs affected by Difficulty opening mouth:

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Detailed list of causes of Difficulty opening mouth

The list below shows some of the causes of Difficulty opening mouth mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Difficulty opening mouth?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Difficulty opening mouth. Of the 29 causes of Difficulty opening mouth that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 26 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Difficulty opening mouth:

The following list of conditions have 'Difficulty opening mouth' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Difficulty opening mouth Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Difficulty opening mouth based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Difficulty opening mouth?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Difficulty opening mouth, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Difficulty opening mouth:

    Medical Conditions associated with Difficulty opening mouth:

    Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

    Symptoms related to Difficulty opening mouth:

    Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Jaw symptoms (902 causes), Lockjaw (70 causes), Mouth pain (142 causes), Jaw pain (73 causes), Dental pain (25 causes), Tooth decay (91 causes), Dental infection (8 causes), Impacted wisdom teeth, Jaw disorder, TMJ disorder, Tetanus, Strychnine poisoning

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