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Bruise On Cheek
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
I bruised my cheek, now it's swollen, I've been putting ice on it & it went down a little bit what can I do?
Wash: Wash it and keep clean. Do not rub vigorously. Make sure. You have had tetanus. Toxoid. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 4 yr old nephew has had a bruise on his cheek for 3 months, it's greenish in color, and there's a small lump underneath the bruise. Any ideas?
My 3 yr old son has what looks like an old brown colored bruise on his cheek bone that doesn't seem to be going away. I wasn't sure how long it had be?
See doctor: You need to see the doctor for exam. It is important to give a history like when did you first notice this and has it changed at all? ...Read more
I was walking up stairs then suddenly I tripped and got a bruise on my cheek bone and my left shoulder. Any help?
Bruises: Bruises are best treated conservatively. To contain the spread and overall size, try icing the area. That will also help with swelling. Unfortunately, a bruise otherwise just takes time to get better. The purplish color will slowly turn to a greenish color which will fade to yellow and then disappear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I believe my 1yo has her first molar coming in. She also has a small bruise spot on her cheek about the same location. Could a tooth cause a bruise?
Yes: If it is truly on her cheek then it is likely trauma from biting or something else. If it is on the gums right next to the molar or on top of it it could be an eruption cyst. Goes away on its own most cases. Watch it and if concerned see your dentist for consult. Children should see their dentist by age 1 for first check up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have noticed a bruise like spot on my cheek i got it right after my first pimple, is this normal or should I be concerned?
Dermathology: It will slowly fade. Talk to dermatologist to make it faster. ...Read more
I have had a bruise like bump on my cheek for 3 months. It was a hair that I tweezed than turned into bump. There seems to be puss/blood inside also.
Facial abscess: must be immediately examined and treated.Get a more detailed answer ›
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