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What could be the cause of pain of the the chin bone?

What could be the cause of pain of the the chin bone?

Many Things: Chin pain can be from your lower front teeth if they have long roots and they are infected. Any trauma to the area? There are muscle attachments that could be strained. Systemic (& bone) diseases could also affect the chin. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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What causes chin bone pain?

What causes chin bone pain?

Over use injury : Shin splints are a type of "overuse injury" to the legs. The pain is characteristic and located on the outer edge of the mid region of the leg next to the shinbone (tibia). It can be extreme and halt workouts. The diagnosis requires a careful focused examination. ...Read more

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Swelling and pain on my chin bone for 3 days now . Any suggestions?

Swelling and pain on my chin bone for 3 days now . Any suggestions?

Chin bone pain: I would start by seeing your dentist to see if the problem is dentally related (which is the most likely scenario, sight unseen). If it isn't, the next step would be to see your physician. ...Read more

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Hello I have been experiencing pain mostly when pressed on In a small location on my chin above the chin bone, appears to be a small bump??????

Hello I have been experiencing pain mostly when pressed on In a small location on my chin above the chin bone, appears to be a small bump??????

Minor infection>: It is likely a small Submandibular lymph node. The submandibular nodes drain from the lower lip, floor of the mouth and the tip of the lounge. Any minor infection recently could cause a temporary swelling and tenderness of these lymph nodes. It would be highly UNLIKELY at your age that an underlying cancer in the above mentioned areas would be responsible. If still present in 2 months see Dr ...Read more

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Does the actual chin bone change shape? Would the chin become flatter if you pluck your lip up too much? Can the chin bone become less pointer?

Does the actual chin bone change shape? Would the chin become flatter if you pluck your lip up too much? Can the chin bone become less pointer?

No. The chin bone: being a bone, once you've reached adulthood, is structurally strong. Any changes in the appearance of the chin is a result of changes in the soft tissues above the bone or in the muscles, particularly at and below the lower lip. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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18 yo female, jaw started to grow out again, feel chin bone changing. Why? I thought bones are supposed to be done growing by now?

18 yo female, jaw started to grow out again, feel chin bone changing. Why? I thought bones are supposed to be done growing by now?

Not likeley, but: body dysmorphia is a possibility. For some people, worries about appearance become extreme and upsetting, interfering with their lives and daily activities. A person with BDD is concerned about a specific body part. It usually begins during the teen years or early adulthood. See your PCP for evaluation and referral if needed. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing a pain on my chin above the chin bone mostly when pressed and neck pain no bump or anything what could cause be?? I'm 23 F

I have been experiencing a pain on my chin above the chin bone mostly when pressed and neck pain no bump or anything what could cause be?? I'm 23 F

Myofascial pain: In myofascial pain syndrome, pressure on sensitive points in your muscles causes referral pain in your face, neck and chin. See Orofacial Pain specialist for diagnosis and conservative treatment. ...Read more