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Hard to open my mouth and my face looks asymmetrical

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: February 19, 2021 6:46 AM

Anonymous 14 days

Recently i noticed my face looks asymmentrical. My chin looks a slanted to the left side but it used to be normal before. I also find it harder to open my mouth. is there any solution abt it ?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 14 days
General Practitioner

Hi, thank you for the question.

We understand your concern regarding your condition. However, more information is needed and you will need to get assessed by a doctor physically and clinically to know the root cause of your symptoms. Based on the information given, there are several factors why you are having such conditions:

  • Bell’s palsy
  • Transient ischemic attack
  • Temporomandibular joint dislocation
  • Stroke
  • Nerve problems

This problem requires immediate attention. Please go to the nearest clinic and hospital so that you can get assessed and treated.

Also, do not delay your visit to the doctors if you have these symptoms:

  • Headache
  • Visual disturbance
  • Dizziness
  • Tingling sensation of your hands and legs
  • Weakness on any site of the body

Get a neurologist to help you identify the cause of asymmetry of your face.

This is only our general impression regarding your problem. If you have any more question, do not hesitate to contact us at (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our qualified doctors in private. We will value your privacy. Thank you.

Last Updated: Fri Feb 19 2021 06:46:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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