Doctor insights on: Bruised jaw symptoms

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What symptoms should you look out for if you bang your head, it bleeds and bruises but there is no real cut?

What symptoms should you look out for if you bang your head, it bleeds and bruises but there is no real cut?

Consciousness level: For severe head trauma, the concern is a delayed bleeding in the space between the bone and the brain envelopes. It usually happens within 24 h. The first symptom would be lethargy leading to loss of consciousness. It is good to observe the patient for 24 hours, waking them up every couple of hours at night. ...Read more

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Swollen gland under back of jaw tender slightly inflamed no other symptoms over 2 months non responsive to 3 diff meds. Can this be something serious?

Swollen gland under back of jaw tender slightly inflamed no other symptoms over 2 months non responsive to 3 diff meds. Can this be something serious?

Swollen Gland: Under jaw, if it has occurred in conjunction with your tooth extraction it may just be an inflammatory lymph node. However, if it is still tender and especially if it is growing, I would see my doctor about a referral to an ENT. ...Read more

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Almost a decade ago, bumped my head really hard. It was bruised and had none of the usual adverse symptoms after except for the bruising. I did the u?

Almost a decade ago, bumped my head really hard. It was bruised and had none of the usual adverse symptoms after except for the bruising. I did the u?

Unclear question: Your question was incomplete, however, it is unlikely that you have any residual effects from bumping your head.
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Hit bck of my head ona wall, I hv a small bruise, I hv no symptoms of concussionexcept rly minorheadache, is'it safe 4me to sleep & go to doc on sat.

Hit bck of my head ona wall, I hv a small bruise, I hv no symptoms of concussionexcept rly minorheadache, is'it safe 4me to sleep & go to doc on sat.

Head trauma: You can safely go to sleep. As long as you haven't lost conciousnss or have not noted any personality changes you can wait until saturday before going to the doctor. ...Read more

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What is the severity if I had slight bleeding on the right hemisphere on the frontal lobe and have a quarter size bruise. No symptoms of head trauma.

What is the severity if I had slight bleeding on the right hemisphere on the frontal lobe and have a quarter size bruise. No symptoms of head trauma.

By CT??: Confused about how you know you had bleeding on your frontal lobe? By ct? If so, why did you get the ct if no head trauma? Really hard to answer this question without more info. Good luck! ...Read more

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I started taking Flinstones MV w/ Iron 2 days ago, because I had anemia symptoms. My jaw hurts to open, temples are tender to touch. Are they related?

I started taking Flinstones MV w/ Iron 2 days ago, because I had anemia symptoms. My jaw hurts to open, temples are tender to touch. Are they related?

Not related: There is no relation between your vitamin intake/anemia and your jaw/temple pain. I would recommend seeing a doctor who can examine you and determine the cause for your symptoms. ...Read more

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I bumped my head last night on a cabinet. Slight bruise, slightly swelling, a headache and eye ache. I still feel symptoms. How should I treat this?

I bumped my head last night on a cabinet. Slight bruise, slightly swelling, a headache and eye ache. I still feel symptoms. How should I treat this?

Head injury: You should rest and avoid anything that causes increased symptoms. With your history of frequent head injury I would recommend you get examined if symptoms persist for more than a few days ...Read more

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Bumped my head on table while on coumadin (warfarin). The spot feels sore to touch. No bruising or other symptoms. Inr usually 2-2.5. Should I be concerned?

Bumped my head on table while on coumadin (warfarin). The spot feels sore to touch. No bruising or other symptoms. Inr usually 2-2.5. Should I be concerned?

Potential: Warfarin prevents one's ability to clot... Avoidance of any trauma, no matter how insignificant is of utmost importance, lest you develop a hematoma... ...Read more

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How do I know if my jaw is bruised versus dislocated?

How do I know if my jaw is bruised versus dislocated?

Movement or: When you bruised your jaw you could move it with pain but when you dislocated you hardly move it.. ...Read more

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Jaw hurts on both sides. I guess my question is, can you bruise a jaw?

Jaw hurts on both sides. I guess my question is, can you bruise a jaw?

Yes: However, unless you have had an accident or been involved in an altercation, most likely the cause is your jaw joint itself. You may be grinding or have tm or jaw joint issues. See your dentist as to the cause of your discomfort. ...Read more

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Something bit me 4 times on my jaw line about a week ago. Didn't feel it when I was bit. It swelled and felt was painful to the touch (like a bruise)?

Something bit me 4 times on my jaw line about a week ago. Didn't feel it when I was bit. It swelled and felt was painful to the touch (like a bruise)?

Cellulitis?: If it is red, hot, tender to touch and getting worse you need to see a doctor as it could be an infection and you need antibiotics. If it is getting better in its own could just be a local reaction to the bite and you could watch and wait at home. ...Read more

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Healthy 19 yo. I was bent over changing my son & got a sharp shooting pain in head. Tender to touch. It lasted a few seconds and no other symptoms.?

Healthy 19 yo. I was bent over changing my son & got a sharp shooting pain in head. Tender to touch. It lasted a few seconds and no other symptoms.?

Don't worry be happy: If it comes back, then yes, seek a neurologist for further workup. If it never comes back, it could be myriad things *but it went away*, so likely it will never bother you again. Red flags to warrant concern, among others, could include change in vision, vertigo or disequilibrium, headache that comes with change of position, or neck pain radiating into the head, arms or back. ...Read more

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Does a fractured / dislocated jaw always cause bruising?

Does a fractured / dislocated jaw always cause bruising?

Not always: Usually, though, mandible fractures cause some bruising. This will depend a bit on your tendency to bruise and skin complexion. Jaw dislocations don't often bruise. ...Read more

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