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A 31-year-old female asked:

My cheek is swollen and my left leg is numb. i dont have lumps behind my ear although i did have a bit of swelling just under my neck a week ago that has gone now my cheek is swollen could this be mumps?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Swollen Cheek: A swollen cheek can be related to your teeth or salivary glands. You'll need to be seen by both a dentist and physician to determine the source of your swelling, and then the proper treatment.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Cheek/leg: Doubtful cheek and leg symptoms have the same cause. If you've had the mumps vaccine then no, probably not mumps. Swollen cheek may be due to salivary gland involvement and/or dental infection. See both your Dentist and your Physician for examinations.

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