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As one of my friend used to chew tobbaco alot his mouth is not opening fully, now he has stopped chewing tobbaco since last 4months bt still mouth isnt opening...
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Dr. Sanjay Shah
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Stopping of Gutka or tobacco itself would not relieve your sub mucous fibrosis.  U need proper laser keratomy of your fibrosis.  We can cut open the fibrous bands of fibrosis by Diode lasers,  which we have been pioneers in using for the last 15 years.  Plz feel free to consult Laser Smile Care Centre anytime.  God bless.
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Dr. M. R. Pujari
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Hi..the condition which he is suffering is called oral submucous fibrosis. It happens due to prolonged gutkha chewing. Ask him to visit a Oral surgeon. It can be treated by surgery. Regards
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Hello.... You should take him to entertain specialist .. Chewing tobacco causes oral ulcer which can turn in to cancer... Scarring of oral tissue could be the cause for difficulty in opening mouth .......complete examination is required , doctor will treat him after diagnosis....
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OSMF once developed will not improve soon after tobacco cessation. However the stoppage of gutka/tobacco will definitely decrease the chance of deterioration. Consult an oral surgeon with regard to the improvement of mouth opening that he desires.
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Dr. Subhash Mareddy
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Hi, due to prolonged chewing of ghutka , the cheek becomes stiff & non elastic due to fibrosis , this will take a long time to disappear but cessation of the habit is of  prime importance in reverting this condition, pls consult an oral medicine specialist .
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