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I have a cancker sore at the inner fold between my cheek and gum and a pain in my jawline/neck area, is that a common symptom of canker sores?

I have a cancker sore at the inner fold between my cheek and gum and a  pain in my jawline/neck area, is that a common symptom of canker  sores?

Not usually: Typically, the pain is localized to the area of the sore. There could be a referred pain to the area you state if the lesion was sufficiently deep. ...Read more

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Headache left temple 2 mths ago,after,had sore spot in head,lasted few days,went away,those symptoms gone but slight eye and cheek discomfort, worry?

Headache left temple 2 mths ago,after,had sore spot in head,lasted few days,went away,those symptoms gone but slight eye and cheek discomfort, worry?

There's no need for: worry right now, but there is need for concern and action. Sinus problems, migraine & tension headaches and temporal can cause such symptoms. Migraine & tension headache and sinus problems are treatable but usually not serious. Temporal arteritis, however, is often serious if NOT treated promptly. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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I did a 12% tca peel and my cheek first frosted and is now brownish and tender. When will the brownness go away and is this normal?

I did a 12% tca peel and my cheek first frosted and is now brownish and tender. When will the brownness go away and is this normal?

Chemical Peel: Medium peels causes a second-degree burn. The skin takes 5 to 7 days to heal to a point where you can use makeup to hide the redness caused by the peel. There is little or no pain after the peel, but there may be some swelling, especially if the area around the eyes is treated. The skin will turn reddish brown in 2 to 3 days, become crusty, and then flake and peel over the next few days. ...Read more

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Headache, tenderness in left cheek, ?

Tooth problem: Your presentation is suspicious for a tooth problem, such infection. Also, other possible issues would be ear problems, less likely but still possible - TMJ related problem. See doc to sort those out. ...Read more

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Inside of upper cheek extremely tender for a week after dental injection. Felt radiating pain to nose at the time of injection. what's going on?

Post inj soreness: Post injection soreness is common following a nerve block. Radiating pain to the nose at time of injection is nothing to worry about either. Use ice pack on cheeck and ibuprofen to decrease any swelling or pain. These are common after effects of being pain free while a dental or medical procedure is being done. ...Read more

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Hi I have a lump in side if my cheek near my back teeth and its a bit tender, what could this be? I don't know whether it's from biting my cheek

Hi I have a lump in side if my cheek near my back teeth and its a bit tender, what could this be? I don't know whether it's from biting my cheek

See your Dentist: It could be an infection, inflammation from irritation or trauma, tender salivary gland or lymph node or something else. I recommend that you see your dentist as soon as possible to try to determine its cause rather than just wait and see if it goes away. Although it might be nothing at all, is it worth taking a chance that it is more serious? ...Read more

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