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Mandible fracture
Was having bilateral fracture of mandible at angles both sides as a result of bike Accident and underwent a surgery in which plates are placed in both angles after 6weeks also there is slight swelling in one side and also numbness in lower lip and chin. How much time will it take to cure swelling completely and to get the sensation of chin back. Underwent open reduction and internal fixation under G.A for which incision was given both the sides and fracture exposed. anatomical reduction was done and achieved rigid fixation was done with 4 hole 2mm ss plate and 2 hole 2mm ss plate on both sides with teeth in conclusion done with 3-0 vicryl 4-0 ethilon structure
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after any facture which has been operated it takes time to heel and settle down. Possibly if there is movement in the jaw it takes time go heal .
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Kindly send me the xrays of ur case
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U can do ice fomentation, eat liquid and semisolid food
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