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My temple has sunken looks like my upper cheek bone sticking out what could it be?

My temple has sunken looks like my upper cheek bone sticking out what could it be?

Sounds like: You have abnormal weight loss. If you are not trying to lose weight intentionally, it could be malnutrition or even occult cancer. I think you should see your doctor for this problem. ...Read more

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What causes inside cheek biting at nite?

What causes inside cheek biting at nite?

Cheek biting: You should see your orthodontist as it could be mal allligned upper and lower jaw teeth or one or more teeth not properly placed and could be hitting hte insid eof your buccal cavity. ...Read more

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My top lip won't stop trembling?

My top lip won't stop trembling?

Tremor: Facial tremors could be due to a number of reasons. Too much caffeine, essential tremor or enhanced physiologic tremors, medication side effect, facial myokymia due to brainstem demyelinating disorder, early stages of a facial nerve injury or palsy. If prominent and persistent or if associated with facial weakness then consider medical evaluation. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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How do I eat without biting my cheek, lip or tongue?

How do I eat without biting my cheek, lip or tongue?

Hard to avoid: Once and a while, you are bound to bite your cheek or lip or tongue. It happens to everyone who has teeth. Only those will all their teeth missing are immune, and even they bite themselves from time to time when wearing dentures. Cut your food into small pieces, chew slowly, and avoid talking while eating. ...Read more

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I am getting white patches inside my mouth from lip biting?

I am getting white patches inside my mouth from lip biting?

Don't bite: In all seriousness it could be related to the biting, but other things need to be considered. A dermatologist dentist or ENT physician might help clarify. ...Read more

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Tongue too big? I always find myself biting the edges. Tongue rest on my bottom teeth

Tongue too big? I always find myself biting the edges. Tongue rest on my bottom teeth

Large tongue: This happens to a lot of people. Most people cradle their teeth with their tongue slightly. People that do it habitually will have a scalloped border on the sides of their tongue. These are indention from the teeth. No worries. Your tongue is normal. ...Read more

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Facial blackhead caused hole on my cheek?

Facial blackhead caused hole on my cheek?

Acne: There is nothing you can do than letting it heal. Don't try to tamper with it in any way as you may harm yourself by introducing unwanted infection. ...Read more

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Tongue splitting freaks?

Tongue splitting freaks?

Exactly: Why would anyone want to do that? I don't think they are seeing a dentist for this procedure so i can't imagine the risk for infection and complication. ...Read more

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Can i leave my tongue pierced getting my wisdom teeth out?

Can i leave my tongue pierced getting my wisdom teeth out?

Yes: A tongue piercing, as long as it is not so large as to physically get in the way of the surgical procedure, is not a problem. It doesn't have to be removed unless the surgeon doing the case feels that it could compromise his ability to successfully perform your surgery. ...Read more

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Is cheek biting ocd?

Is cheek biting ocd?

No usually: Body-focused repetitive behavior (bfrb) is not usually considered obsessive-compulsive disorder. Behavioral modification treatment and possibly medication is often helpful. ...Read more

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Why do I keep biting my cheek accidentally?

Mouth guard: Otc mouthguard cost $20 will help this issue - orally take vit b2. To heel quicker. ...Read more

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Why do my teeth snap together biting very hard down closed and sometimes biting my inner cheek uncontrollably in my sleep?

Why do my teeth snap together biting very hard down closed and sometimes biting my inner cheek uncontrollably in my sleep?

Malocclusion : Malocclusion between the upper and lower teeth is the most likely explanation. This can also be related to TMJ and bruxism which may explain the night time symptoms. Your dentist or oral surgeon can help. ...Read more

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Help me please! there's a small mole inside mouth (cheek)?

Help me please! there's a small mole inside mouth (cheek)?

See a Dermatologist: From just the limited information you provided my primary concern is that you have this examined by a dermatologist, soon. Anything new and pigmented on our skin (and on mucous membranes) should be examined with a thought at performing a biopsy. ...Read more

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Someone spit on my lip herpes?

Someone spit on my lip herpes?

Question?: I don't understand your question/issue. Please resubmit. Thanks. ...Read more

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2 year old has rash on side of his cheek close to his mouth. It kind of looks like chapped lips but on his cheek near corner lip area?

2 year old has rash on side of his cheek close to his mouth. It kind of looks like chapped lips but on his cheek near corner lip area?

Atopy or infectious: description sounds like a dermatitis especially if this has persisted for more than a week. Similar lesion at the corner of the lips; perleche may be treated with topical antibacterial ointment or antifungal cream. Rash on cheeks and of a short duration and if associated spread to body likely a viral exanthem; erythema infectiosum. requires no treatment if child appears well. Visit PCP for clarifi ...Read more

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