Difficulty Opening Mouth, Difficulty Talking, Drooling And Grinding Teeth

Reviewed on 5/13/2022

Difficulty opening the mouth and grinding teeth are symptoms that often accompany temporomandibular joint syndrome. Drooling and difficulty talking that come on suddenly can be signs of a stroke or transient ischemic attack. If you experience the sudden onset of difficulty talking or drooling, seek immediate medical attention. Discuss any worrisome symptoms with a health care provider.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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