Enlarged Or Swollen Glands And Unable To Open Mouth (Jaw)

Reviewed on 9/29/2022

And inability to open the jaw can be related to tetanus or other infections as well as temporomandibular joint syndrome. This can also occur following certain types of cancer treatment. Joint pain is characteristic of arthritis and related conditions. If you are experiencing any symptoms that concern you, seek the advice of a healthcare practitioner.

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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