Top
10
Doctor insights on: Causes Of Swollen Cheek

Share
2

2
What could cause persistent swollen/painful cheeks? Burning sensation on cheeks. No mumps. Blood work perfect. Always tired.

What could cause persistent swollen/painful cheeks? Burning sensation on cheeks. No mumps. Blood work perfect. Always tired.

Swollen cheeks: You could have salivary stones in your parotid glands which could give you swollen, painful cheeks canker sore in your mouth can give you similar symptoms. ...Read more

3

3
I have a swollen lymph node in my cheek. My ENT says it's slight but it bothers me cause my cheek is swollen. What other Dr can I go for a second op?

I have a swollen lymph node in my cheek. My ENT says it's slight but it bothers me cause my cheek is swollen.  What other Dr can I go for a second op?

Hematologist: You may consult a hematologist for an enlarged lymph node. Why is the cheek swollen? If the ENT did not evaluate that, that may be a more important issue than a slightly enlarged node. It would be preferable for you to consult your primary care provide and let her/him guide the evaluation. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
My baby has a swollen cheek she is ok in herself she is 9 weeks old what could be the cause?

My baby has a swollen cheek she is ok in herself she is 9 weeks old what could be the cause?

Swollen cheek: Although your baby seems fine, i recommend that she be seen by her pediatrician. The swelling can caused by trauma, infection, cyst among other things. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
I have a swollen cheek and terrible pain.

Go see a dentist: If your cheek is swollen and you have pain there is good chance you have a dental infection go see a dentist. Dental infection is very serious and if you have swelling you need medical attention. The dentist should take a few xrays of the area and be able to let you know if the infection is tooth or gum related. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
How many days would be swollen cheek after abscess?

How many days would be swollen cheek after abscess?

Swollen cheek: The swelling should start going down within a day or two at most as long as the cause of the infection is being treated and you are taking the proper course of antibiotics. If not, let your dentist know right away. Unresolved infections can result if serious complications. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
How long does a swollen cheek go down after a root canal?

2-3 days: It will usually take 2-3 days to get resolution of a swollen cheek caused by an infected tooth. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
My fiance had toothpain that kept him up all nite. Swollen cheek for 2 days. Now pain is better and swelling's down. How long can he wait to see a dr?

My fiance had toothpain that kept him up all nite. Swollen cheek for 2 days. Now pain is better and swelling's down. How long can he wait to see a dr?

Toothpain swelling: The body fights infection as best it can. The end of tooth pain does not mean the infection is gone but hiding. It will return worse than before. The infection will go north into the head or south into the heart and other organs. Seek professional help now. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What should I do about pain in jaw and swollen cheek?

Call dentist ASAP: Sounds like a nasty infection. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers