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Have a small bump between nose and cheek on right side of my face, woke up this morning to a swollen cheek. is there anyway to bring the swelling down?

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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Icepack: Try using an icepack on your face. Use it for a few minutes, then let your face rest. Do not apply the ice directly to it but use a plastic bag with a napkin or other cloth. This should help the swelling go down. If you have significant facial swelling, it does not resolve, or you develop worsening symptoms, see your MD. Good luck.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Infection?: If the swelling is due to an infection, then antibiotics would be recommended. If the source of the infection is a rotten tooth, then you also need to be treated by a dentist. All the best....
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 52 years experience
See yourDentist: You might have an infected tooth or gum causing the swelling. Your Dentist will sort it for you.

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