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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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What can I do about my swallon cheek?

SEE YOUR DENTIST: There are many reason for having a swollen cheek but one very common reason may be an infected tooth. ...Read more

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What might I do to heal a bitten cheek?

Natural Healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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Nodes in lower cheek, what could these be?

Nodes in lower cheek, what could these be?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more