Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Can't Open My Mouth All the Way 20 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 20 conditions that can cause Can't Open My Mouth All the Way.

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There are 2 common conditions that can cause Can't Open My Mouth All the Way.
  1. Periodontal Disease
  2. Tonsillitis
There are 7 somewhat common conditions that can cause Can't Open My Mouth All the Way.
  1. Dental Abscess
  2. Drug Side Effect
  3. Jaw Injury
  4. Mouth or Tongue Injury
  5. Streptococcal Tonsillitis
  6. Stroke
  7. TMJ Disease
There are 3 uncommon conditions that can cause Can't Open My Mouth All the Way.
  1. Acute Dystonic Reaction
  2. Jaw Fracture
  3. Seizures
There are 8 rare conditions that can cause Can't Open My Mouth All the Way.
  1. Gaucher's Disease
  2. Jaw Dislocation
  3. Ludwig's Angina
  4. Mumps
  5. Peritonsillar Abscess
  6. Rabies
  7. Retropharyngeal Abscess
  8. Tetanus

Last Updated: Aug 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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