United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 28-year-old female asked:
My 8 year old daughter come home from school and said her left side of her face hurt and hurts when she swollows what could it be ?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Lots of things: It could be a dental abcess or a cold sore. It could be a muscle spasm or a sore/ulcer in her throat (usually from a virus). It could be a problem with a salivary gland or tonsils. See your doctor if it doesn't go away in 1-2 days (or if it starts to get worse or if there are new symptoms).
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