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I have cheek fat problem that I want to get rid of..most of it is in my lower face and jaw area, not on my cheekbone area, what can I do to fix this?
My left cheekbone is flat unlike my right. Im 19. Is it some kind of syndrome or maybe a dental problem.Itsnoticable and itmakes my face appear longer?
Masseter hypertrophy: Masseteric hypertrophy is a relatively uncommon, condition that can occur unilaterally or bilaterally. Non-surgical modalities of treatment include tranquilizers or muscle relaxants, cognitive behavioral therapy and injection of very small doses of Botox A. See an orofacial pain specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lot of tightness and pressure in my cheekbone and jaw. Does that sound more like dental problems like a wisdom tooth or sinus?
I have sharp pain on my left cheekbone and temple and eye its a tight throbbing pain could this be a tooth problem? I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and it doesn't help
Zygomatic Bone: Forms the zygomatic arch.Get a more detailed answer ›
Evaluation and x ray: Have it evaluated and x rays done. Go to the er if you cannot be quickly seen by your own doctor. ...Read more
Does this mean that: your Jaws is becoming locked in either an open or closed position? If yes, you could have temporomandibular joint dysfunction. An ENT physician or a dentist who specializes in this - may be able to help you. ...Read more
Is it normal if my left cheekbone is more prominent than my right one, and I find it looks obvious?
Facial asymmetry!: Your body is really quite asymmetric, one foot may be larger than the left, etc. Issues facial asymmetry are magnified, particularly with females. Check with your pcp and discuss this. If there is a severe difference you may have surgical oprtions, ie plastic surgeon, oral-maxillofacial surgeon, or ent. ...Read more
Diagnose first: The first and most important step is to see a healthcare provider to diagnose the type of fracture you have. If it is a non-displaced fracture, no treatment may be necessary. If there is displacement of the fracture, the location and type of fracture(s) can dictate what surgical approach will be used. Afterwards, healing is dependent upon a healthy diet and following postop instructions. ...Read more
Have cold with swollen lymphs, woke up with pain on/under one cheekbone, very painful, any relation to cold?
Possibly: Colds may cause swollen lymph nodes but not as much as bacterial infection. If the swollen node is under the angle of your jaw it may also be caused by an infected tooth or possibly a sinus infection. If your cold worsens or you get a fever then see your doctor. If the cold goes away and the node gets better then they were likely related. ...Read more
Few options: After the nasal bone, the zygomatic is the second most common bone of the face to be fractured. Some cases are managed conservatively with prophylactic antibiotics. If there is greater than 50% of the orbital floor involved or double vision surgery is warranted. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trauma: Trauma results in temporary bruising and swelling. We can't determine over the internet what's occurring in your particular case. See your dentist and\or physician for an accurate and proper evaluation. ...Read more
Please: consult with a facial plastic surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›