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Sty and swollen cheek

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Eye swelling : Could be sty- whihc is an infection- that has extended. If it is swollen under the eye as well would go to ER as you may need IV antibiotics - or at l... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aurea Tomeski
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
No: It maybe due to an infection in the ear or the mouth, throat or teeth
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Jaramillo
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Go to the ER: It is impossible to say without being able to do an exam but I am concerned about a devastating condition called mucormycosis. It is a rare fungal inf... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Warm compresses: Continue to use warm compresses regularly, but if it doesn't improve or if the swelling or redness worsens, you should see your doctor. Worsening red... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
Cardiology 33 years experience
Swollen lid: Likely an infection or allergy not fluid retention see your internist for treatment.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 36 years experience
Swollen cheek: You don't mention what tooth you had the root canal in, or how long ago. However, the root canal likely did not cause the swollen cheek. Sounds as if ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Infected tooth: This requires a trip to the dentist. There is no doubt a cavity which has extended into the tooth root causing the pain. This will recur if untreate... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 14 years experience
Go see a dentist: If your cheek is swollen and you have pain there is good chance you have a dental infection go see a dentist. Dental infection is very serious and if... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 51 years experience
Swollen cheek: If the abcess is due to an infected tooth or infected gums and is untreated, the swelling will continue to enlarge. Depending on how long you have ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Golenbock
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Could be infection.: Very young infants don't give us good clues to how sick they are. If the cheek is really swollen and red, it may be an infection. It may just be ecz... Read More

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