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Right side of my jaw at the top close to my cheek has pressure on it and when I push on it it stings what could b doing it?
TMJ?: This could be temperomandibular joint disorder (tmj). This is like an arthritis in your jaw joint that can be very painful, feel like pressure, and can often cause pretty bad headaches (which I see you have as well). It also could be early trigeminal neuralgia, but much less likely. For tmj, first, stop chewing gum if you are. Next, see your doc for treatments, from nightgard, injections, to pt. ...Read more
Many possibilities: How long,? throbbing, ? sinus pressure, ? jaw pain. You need to be seen to rule out temporal arteritis. You are in the wrong age group, but without knowing your medical history it is important to rule out this possibly blinding disease. ...Read more
A certain part of one of my teeth feels sensitive when I apply pressure. The cheek area around that region aches a little when I vigorously move it.
18, lump in inner cheek, <1cm, felt appl pressure, mucosa=normal, no pain, no>in size& shape>9months, not visible, lower part. Any reasons to worry abt cancer?
I have a heavy pressure like feeling in my right cheek. Feels like it's drooping but it's not. I'm scared it's a bleed on the brain or something?
Right cheek feeling: This should be evaluated by a neurologist most likely. The 5Th cranial nerve controls the muscles of mastication and the 7Th the sensation to the face. Do you have numbness in your tongue? Is there pain assoc.? Do you bite your cheek? I can't give you a definitive answer without examining you and possibly evaluating an MRI. Seek attention. ...Read more
Buttock pain: May be a bruise or generalized muscle ache. Possibly you hit the are and do not remember, or a bug bite maybe, etc. If it persists and or gets worse, see a dr. ...Read more
Sinus or tooth?: How was the diagnosis of sinusitis made? You need an xray to diagnose sinusitis accurately. Sometimes with infection of an upper molar or premolar, your primary symptoms can be cheek pain, jaw pain and headache. Check with your dentist to make sure it's not a tooth problem. ...Read more
It feels like my eye has a greasy film, pressure on Apple of my cheek but eye looks normal... what could it be?
Without looking at U: I can't say anything for certain, but you likely have a condition affecting the tear film in your eye. Infection of the eye (pink eye), tear duct blockage, foreign body or sinusitis. Normal tears have 3 components, aqueous, lipid layer and proteins including immunoglobulin A, which protects from infection. The lipid layer holds the water and protein in. A doc with an ophthalmoscope can answer this ...Read more
I am experiencing pressure around my teeth after a root canal 5 days ago and sores in the inside cheek. What is this?
I have this pump or lump inside my cheek above my jaw. It's not painful nor visible but I can feel it when I put pressure on it.
Go to a doctor: If the lump does not resolve in a few days I would go to a regular doctor, an ENT or Dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
I have a cold for a week and now I see a white line inside my mouth in the cheek. What is that? I also fewl pressure around my cheeks to my head?
DDS and MD: If you want to know exactly what's going on and how best to relieve your discomfort, you will need to see both your physician for the cold and a dentist to evaluate any intraoral conditions or problems. ...Read more
What can cause a heavy pressure under my cheek bones, about at my jaw. Not painful, just lots of pressure feeling. Bend over and head feels full.
Acute sinusitis: The are behind the cheekbones are the maxillary sinuses. These can become congested from infection or allergy and can actually have a fluid buildup which when changing head position will give the feeling of fullness, pain in the upper teeth and or ear pain. While not an acute situation you should see you local MD for medications and possibly radiographs. ...Read more
Why do I feal like I got all this stress choking my heart is like all pressured inside my chest no heart os gone I got it cheek out?
Confusing question: I'm sorry that I don't understand all of what you're asking -- your "heart os gone I got it cheek out"? Anxiety and stress can show up as feelings of chest pressure in many people. If you've seen your physician and ruled out physical heart disease, that's good. But a therapist may be able to help you sort out "all this stress" and help you relieve it. Ask your doctor for a referral. ...Read more
Have right side pressure in the upper right eye area and radiates down into my cheek and temple area, happens a couple times a day maybe 3xwk?
Right eye pain: Follow up with doctor/ urgent care in next 24 hours make sure not temporal arteritis an autoimmune issue or could be the beginning of a shingles infection or herpes I. Would also follow up with an optometrist (like in lenscrafter) to make sure no glaucoma or abnormal findings behind eye. ...Read more
I am experiencing cheek lump or bulge, toothache and cheek swelling. The following also describes me: Facial pain or pressure. What should I do?
Infection: See your Dentist or preferably an Endodontists or an Oral Surgeon for appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Eye feels heavy underneath. I when I bend forward it feels like pressure build up around my eye and on top of cheek. Eye exam ok, decongestant didn't?
I've had a dry cough for a few days along with a tingliness in my tongue. My left cheek and upper left jaw feel like they have a lot of pressure. Coul?
My aunt has a bed sore on her right butt cheek. Will using donut shaped cushions helpful in relieving the pressure?
Makes it worse: You might think a doughnut cushion may get the pressure off but the circle around the wound has been shown to hamper the circulation to the area as well as "force" the injured area down into a hole which squeezes it and causes pressure. The real answer is to spread the pressure evenly over a larger area with a larger cushion to cover the entire or more, simply keep them off that area at all times. ...Read more
I have symptoms of a sinus infection. Just pressure on the left side of head & cheek. What should I take? I have amoxicillin pills should I take them?
Painful left cheek bone and surrounds, like pressure. Nil injuries or colds. Very painful and sore to touch. Slight swelling. What would cause this?
Sinus?: Multiple possibilities exist - sinus, cysts, etc. If the pain continues - please see your family physician. ...Read more
1 week Pain/pressure around and under capped lower molar also pea size firm bump moveable at jaw line in area of tooth bump in cheek. What is this?
Sinus pressure and drainage for 3+weeks. This a.m. have severe pain in my left cheek, pain when blinking my eye and pain to eat. What's going on?
Probable sinusitis: You didn't mention if you were treated for this. It sounds like you have a sinus infection (sinusitis). Sinuses are large "cavities' in the facial bones and infection and inflammation put pressure on face, in all directions, so your eye and teeth symptoms are consistent with sinusitis. You should probably be on decongestants and antibiotics for at least 14 days. ...Read more
I have pressure in my right cheek, my right ear feels a bit sore and I have VERY irritated gums along my upper right gum line. What could this be?
See any dentist ASAP: A tooth abscess won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. See any dentist ASAP. ...Read more
Pressure behind my eye and cheek bone. It's been off and on for a month+. Could this be a brain tumor?
I have a lot of pressure in both my cheek bones and occasionally side of my head but I don't have a runny nose or clogged nostrils. Could it be sinuse?
Pressure and pain around eye, cheek, ear and scalp on right side. Ct, mir clear. Is this sinus related. Could scans have missed something?
MRI, and CT can lag: Behind the diagnosis by 2 or 3 days. So doctors treat clinical symptoms, not just images. Depends if you are congested or not. If not, then your imaging could be negative. Your doctor will tell you whether they are actively going to treat you for your sinuses or if you have a generalized head cold which won't show up on a CT, or MRI. Follow your doctor's advice. Their exam showed best how to treat. ...Read more
Slight bulge as wide as a penny, on top of head. Has been there for yrs. Extremely painful, only when slight pressure is applied i.e. when shampooing.
Possible cyst: An exam by your primary care can sort this out easily. Please make an appointment soon. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Stretching temples: It depends on the cause; common tension headaches can be due to muscular tension and stretching the temples by massaging them with fingertips could be helpful. Also try taking some ice in a thin cloth and rub it on the temples and back of the neck. ...Read more
Headache.: While a large number of headaches are benign, there are some clinical factors that argue towards testing being done, just to be sure. When one gets a headache always in the same particular spot, we usually like to do some testing - blood tests and MRI of the brain - just to be sure. ...Read more
Headaches are difficult to accurately assess. Your diagnosis depends on the characteristics of the headache. Where does is hurt? Are there provocative factors?
Sinusitis is notorious for causing pressure type headaches but migraines, tension and cluster headaches can present similarly. ...Read more