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Lower back and right butt cheek strain, i'm not sure what it is. I'm a soccer player and have only two days to rest it. How do I treat it?

Lower back and right butt cheek strain, i'm not sure what it is. I'm a soccer player and have only two days to rest it. How do I treat it?

Consider longer rest: Difficult to say without a thorough exam. If you are in pain, i would see your family doc for further evaluation and treatment..."playing through" pain is not a good idea...Better to rest it longer to avoid further injury and developing a chronic problem....That soccer game will last about 90 minutes, but you have to live with your back for the rest of your life....Get it looked at... ...Read more

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Strained muscle around eye. Can it cause a aching in temple and cheek and forehead or could sinus issue cause that?

Strained muscle around eye. Can it cause a aching in temple and cheek and forehead or could sinus issue cause that?

Aching: This could be a neuralgia, an irritated/inflamed nerve, rather than a sinus infection as the latter would have to involve more than one paranasal sinus to cause discomfort in all these areas but it's still a possibility. You could consult an otolaryngologist if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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How can i tell if i have sinusitis or eye strain/pain? pain behind both eyes, cheeks, nose. tension headaches. wear weak nearsighted prescrib.

How can i tell if i have sinusitis or eye strain/pain? pain behind both eyes, cheeks, nose. tension headaches. wear weak nearsighted prescrib.

See below: Acute sinusitis most often occurs in the setting of a viral upper respiratory infection(common cold): nasal congestion, cough and scratchy or sore throat. The patient will feel diffuse "pressure" in one or several sinuses. Symptoms will slowly improve over one to several weeks. Some patients will develop a secondary bacterial sinusitis with fever and increasing pain see http://bit.ly/1vAJYuJ ...Read more

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Out of nowhere my neck, upper back, and jaw muscles have gotten sore. I haven't laid down or strained them. It has even moved to my cheeks. What is it?

Out of nowhere my neck, upper back, and jaw muscles have gotten sore. I haven't laid down or strained them. It has even moved to my cheeks. What is it?

Bruxism: Hard to say without more information. Your symptoms often result from bruxism - clenching and grinding of the teeth. See your DDS or oral surgeon for assessment. If negative, see MD. ...Read more

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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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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 to get a chubby cheek?

Implants vs graft: Fat graft to cheeks. Cheek implants. See facial plastic surgeon for exam/recommendations. ...Read more

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What causes fibromas on the inner cheek?

What causes fibromas on the inner cheek?

Chronic irritation: Oral fibromas usually form as a result of chronic irritation, such as: a rough tooth rubbing against gum or cheek; and chronic irritation caused by dentures or other dental appliances. It is simply a mass of connective tissue, which is similar to scar tissue, and consists of collagen. They are benign and not contagious. When they interfere with daily functioning, then should be removed. ...Read more