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My Jaw Surgery Adventure

Discussion in 'Health' started by memario1214, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. Mar 16, 2013 at 1:10 AM
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    mizzac

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    Glad to hear no real complications man, youll be slaying ladies with that fixed smile nno time
     
  2. Mar 16, 2013 at 4:46 AM
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    Glad your ok. Take it easy. :thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
  3. Mar 16, 2013 at 7:14 AM
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  4. Mar 16, 2013 at 7:21 AM
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  5. Mar 16, 2013 at 7:38 AM
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  6. Mar 17, 2013 at 9:15 AM
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    memario1214

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    [​IMG]

    Day 4:
    My swelling seems to be going down just a little bit, but I am still very swollen. My lips, gums, and chin seem to be starting to get a little bit of sensation back. Not really feeling, but they can feel a little bit of cold and have a marginal sense of pins & needles. The splint that is wired in here is the biggest PITA ever, and I honestly feel that if I didn't have it I would be feeling a lot better. It makes it so that I cannot breathe through my mouth at all and eating is quite difficult. I go see the doc again tomorrow, but unfortunately I am pretty sure that this thing will be staying in here, because my jaw muscles are still pretty numb so I have a hard time moving them how they need to be. I have up and down control, but the left and right fine tuning stuff I can't even do if I am watching in the mirror.
     
  7. Mar 17, 2013 at 11:21 AM
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    after reading the entire thread ive came to the conclusion that you are an as**ole :p
     
  8. Mar 17, 2013 at 11:35 AM
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    Well that's uncalled for. You'd have to meet me to understand my sense of humor. And Colton knows I'm just messing with him :D
     
  9. Mar 17, 2013 at 11:38 AM
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    i was just messing with ya, i totally get your sense of humor, you had me like this: :rofl:
     
  10. Mar 18, 2013 at 8:46 PM
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    Day 5:

    Today the bruising decided to show its face... On my left side from next to my lips to down into my neck. No additional pain today, just a lot of frustration due to this damn mouthguard type of apparatus that is in here. Not sure if the pictures will show it, but it seems that the swelling in my lower lip has gone down and comparing to my first pics a little in my neck area has gone down.

    [​IMG]
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  11. Mar 18, 2013 at 8:55 PM
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    Definitely look less swollen, I barely see any bruising.. your jaw is still wired shut then im asssuming?
     
  12. Mar 18, 2013 at 9:13 PM
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    The bruising is pretty slight, but it is in fact showing up beginning today. I'm not wired, but I have some bands that are holding me pretty tightly shut. I can take them out to "eat" (drink something a little more solid than water), but other than that the bands stay in.
     
  13. Mar 18, 2013 at 9:14 PM
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    what about the bite difference, much better or is it too soon to tell?
     
  14. Mar 18, 2013 at 9:37 PM
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    I really have no idea. I have this splint in here that is pretty much a mouthguard so my teeth have not touched together... So I really don't know how the bite is. My first night he left the splint out and it seemed nice, but pretty much everything was numb so I really don't know what I was feeling and my jaw wasn't able to seat anything together due to numbness and weakness. I still had some anesthesia on board at that point as well. I really don't think I will know for 2-3 weeks when this splint gets out of here.
     
  15. Mar 18, 2013 at 10:23 PM
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  16. Mar 19, 2013 at 7:26 AM
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    Jackass :mad:


    Lookin' much better kid!
     
  17. Mar 22, 2013 at 7:42 AM
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    Well its been a week....how ya feelin' now?
     
  18. Mar 22, 2013 at 4:19 PM
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    Day 8:

    I think I have finally begun to turn the corner. Last night I went to bed having not taken my strong painkillers and slept fine. I still am experiencing pretty much complete numbness in my lower lip and entire chin area, though I get some "sensations" that sorta feel like electricity shooting through from time to time. I continue to bruise more and more, and hope that that subsides here pretty soon. I go see the doc again on Monday and hopefully we can get these bands in a little different and looser arrangement. I know this splint will stay in here for a while yet which really sucks... But I am adapting to it and getting through it. Pic from yesterday that I took (you can see the bruising going down my chest):

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Mar 22, 2013 at 5:38 PM
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    Damn thats a hell of a bruise man. Your face looks like its getting closer to being semi normal again. You have more bruising on your chest then on your face from the picture.
     
  20. Apr 21, 2013 at 1:34 PM
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