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swelling and numbness in face

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Dr. Sean Ray
Dr. Sean Ray answered
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
Very worrying: You don't provide a time course for these symptoms, so I'm forced to believe they're relatively rapid in onset. Shortness of breath with facial swell ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
See OS immediately!: What you describe is an emergency situation and should be seen immediately by an oral surgeon. Infections can spread to other parts of the body and c ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Hyde
41 years experience Dentistry
Run!: Do not walk. See either a dentist, oral surgeon, or on er ; asap. You should not fool around with home care and advice from"friends".You most likely n ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
See Endodontist : If you are intrested in saving the tooth, and if it is salvageable, an endodontist can both perform the root canal and contain the swelling by doing a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Infection: You may have a bacterial or viral infection. Start with your Dentist. Your symptoms can be attributed to infected tooth (teeth). If your Dentist cl ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: The parotid gland is in close proximity to the facial nerve which is strictly motor in function. Whether inflammation from stone in duct or tumor ma ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Selter
37 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Facial numbness: Important to see a neurologist to determine the cause of the numbness.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Nonspecific: Nonspecific symptom. General or partial numbness. Constant or intermittent? See MD for evaluation.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure: It could be allergies that mediate a sinus congestion, and over night, your sinuses are getting clogged and congested, causing early morning pains and ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
66 years experience Family Medicine
Probably Low Sugar: Test your blood sugar.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
30 years experience Dentistry
Not necessarily : Tmj syndrome is usually characterized by painful muscles around the jaw area, neck.. Tingling/ numbness is a possible but infrequent symptom. Get an e ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: An injury to the infraorbital nerve can occur with an injury and fracture of the anterior wall of maxillary bone. This would lead to numbness along t ... Read More
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