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What can cause the area under you chin to swell and itch?

What can cause the area under you chin to swell and itch?

Infection: This could be herpes, bacterial infection or even related to dental problem if there is no visible rash. The inside of your mouth needs to be checked. If there is dental issue this needs to be addressed immediately. ...Read more

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My chin is on left side not in center can it be cure?

My chin is on left side not in center can it be cure?

Facial asymmetry: Just for your information, true facial symmetry is extraordinarily rare and almost never occurs. The most common causes for asymmetry are teeth, skin imperfections, and variation in the bone structure. See an orthodontist for evaluation, cosmetic imaging, x-rays and treatment if needed. Take care. ...Read more

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Could you lose double chins easily or does it take time?

Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be chin/ neck fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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My chin is on the left side not in the center can it be cured?

Yes: If only the chin is off the midline it can be moved easily with a corrective surgery called genioplasty or masked with a chin implant. If the entire jaw is asymmetric, then the entire jaw should be moved to the midline, often requiring orthodontic treatment as well to line up the teeth. ...Read more

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Is it true that chin exercises work?

Is it true that chin exercises work?

Work on what?: Please rephrase. What are you trying to accomplish with "chin exercises?". ...Read more

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How long will a cut on my under chin take to heal?

5to7 DAYS/CLEAN CUTS: Cut under the chin will heal if there is no complications like infection in approx. 5to7 days if it is superficial and did not require stitches If deep it may take upto 10 days to heal without complication like infection Infected wounds take much longer to heal and may need antibiotics ...Read more

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If I scratch my chin in my pool and it bleeds on the inside will it heal?

Yes.: Unless your pool is not properly chlorinated, you should heal just fine. ...Read more

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What does a pain under chin mean?

Chin vs neck: It is difficult to distinguish between the chin and the neck. A pain in the chin could mean several different things and your medical history and physical examination will play a large role in determining ow to further evaluate the cause of your pain. For example if you faustained trauma, x-rays may be ordered to look for a fracture. A mass or swelling could be a sign of a salivary tumor, etc. ...Read more

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My chin hurts when I press, and it feels like little balls?

My chin hurts when I press, and it feels like little balls?

Prior history: More questions need to be asked such as : have you had any trauma? Have you had any fillers injected? Where exactly is it located, in front or under chin? All of these will help to determin if it is bone fragments, foreign body granulomas, sialoliths, etc. ...Read more

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