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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
See doctor: Could be an infection or scar tissue. See your doctor that put the plate in, or an ent.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Infected plate: If the increased pain and swelling is in the area of the pain, the plate/screws may be infected. See an oral surgeon or ENT doctor for this problem.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hoffmann
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cold pack: A cold pack might be helpful but a steak per se offers no specific benefit. If you were hit hard you might want to be checked by a doctor to determine ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See orofacial pain: specialist for complete exam. It could be a broad range of problems, like myofacial pain syndrome, mid-facial migraine or neuralgia, etc. The only way ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
TMJ: No, not anxiety. May be TMJ. See TMJ-orofacial pain expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, or ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked asap: Could be trigeminal neuralgia, shingles, or other issue. The sooner you get treated the better!
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus pain: Try a cool compress to decrease local membrane swelling and relieve a bit of pain. But never apply ice directly to skin. Some people prefer warm, moi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Rottman
43 years experience Dentistry
Several causes: There could be a number of possibilities. One could be a nerve dying in a tooth. Problems with the temporal mandibular joint (tmj). Inflamation of ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
Many causes : One cause of your condition could be trigeminal neuralgia.Trigeminal neuralgia is an inflammation of the trigeminal nerve causing extreme pain and mus ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
Decongestants: Other helpful remedies are saline nasal spray, drinking warm liquids such as soups. A humidifier may help, warm compresses may help.Drink plenty of li ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Lots of things...: ...Can cause facial pain, for a sinus infection to shingles (which sometimes occurs without the rash) to nerve disturbances to other kinds of infectio ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Possible: But would wonder whether source of both might involve temperomandibular joint, other dental issues, or even cervical spondylosis, with referred pain, ... Read More
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