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Why might i have a blue bruise inside cheek and nerve pain throughout my right top row of teeth. Is the bruise associated with my needing a root canal? (Per dentist reccomendation)

Why might i have a blue bruise inside cheek and nerve pain throughout my right top row of teeth. Is the bruise associated with my needing a root canal? (Per dentist reccomendation)

Immediate treatment: Pain probably due to infected (abscessed) tooth. Please have root canal Rx done ASAP, before infection spreads further. Blue lesion may be bruise from spreading infection or from trauma. There is also a lesion known as a Blue Nevus that can be quite consequential. Please do not delay your treatment any further. ...Read more

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After removing stiches from the previous surgery(4 wisdom tooth), my both side of cheek have huge patch of blue black. And hurts too. What happened?

After removing stiches from the previous surgery(4 wisdom tooth), my both side of cheek have huge patch of blue black. And hurts too. What happened?

Hematoma: There may have been bruising from the procedure. Wisdom tooth surgery can be traumatic to the tissues in the area. It should pass, but you can see the oral surgeon who extracted them to make sure eveything is healing well. ...Read more

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I'm not sexual active but out of the blue I had a rash grow in my mouth on the side of my cheek. Why is that?

I'm not sexual active but out of the blue I had a rash grow in my mouth on the side of my cheek. Why is that?

Rash in mouth: This is impossible to answer without a visual and clinical exam, and additional information. You need to see your dentist or an oral surgeon for a thorough clinical exam and medical history. ...Read more

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Fell down 3steps and have a massive lump and black and blue bruise across most of my right cheek travelling round my thigh can sit, walk only sore?

Fell down 3steps and have a massive lump and black and blue bruise across most of my right cheek travelling round my thigh can sit, walk only sore?

Get x-ray: you should get that x-ray'ed. An untreated fracture of either the pelvis or femoral head can heal improperly if not set and lead to chronic pain for the rest of your life. In the mean time, get heat on there since it sounds like you did this at least a few days ago given the presence of the bruise as you describe. ...Read more

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Pain in my left cheek?

Pain in my left cheek?

Many possibilities: Could be your jaw, a tooth, an inflammation or infection of a large saliva gland (parotid gland) a skin or mucosal infection. Each is treated differently and your doctor should have a look at you. ...Read more

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How to decrease cheek fat?

How to decrease cheek fat?

Cheek fat: Eat less, lose weight or see the facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does slap cheek last?

How long does slap cheek last?

Days to weeks: 5 days to a week occasionally comes and goes for up to three weeks. ...Read more

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I had week cheeks iwant to cheek?

 I had week cheeks iwant to cheek?

Cheeks?: Please re-ask your question with specifics as I am not sure what you are asking here. With some clarity, maybe a doctor on healthTap can help you. ...Read more

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How can I smooth out bitten cheek?

How can I smooth out bitten cheek?

Oral jel: There is over the counter drug "oral jel" can be purchased and coat on the painful area. ...Read more

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