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I Have A Sore On The Inside Of My Cheek By My Jaw Bone
Face is sore and slightly swollen on the right side from the bottom of my cheek bone to my jaw line. Its very tender and feels bruised. What could be?
Face swelling danger: With this pattern, if you have not had an injury, you could have an infection coming either from a tooth or sinus now involving the overlying skin. This is not a safe situation, and you should be seen today if possible. Infections can spread rapidly and you probably need to be on antibiotics. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Top wisdom tooth extracted 10 days ago-irritation b/w it and molar. Now irritation gone but dull cheek & jaw pain, and gums/bone tender above extract.
My jaw aches, my face bones feel tender to touch across my nose, cheek, temple and jaw. What can I do for this?
See orofacial pain: Specialist. You need to have someone determine what is causing your symptoms. It could be from a number of things and needs to be diagnosed. ...Read more
Could be sinuses: A sinus infection, or pressure within the sinuses can cause all of these symptoms (mainly because there are sinuses all around the eyes and in the face). This could also be a symptom of a more generalized infection such as the flu, so if you have a fever or if the symptoms are persistent or worsening, see a doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
33week preg,blocked nose,pain on temple,worse when bending, jaw ache and cheek bone ache,aches down side of neck too and abit when swallowing?
Sinusitis: This sounds like sinusitis and it is necessary to see your obstetrician or physician/provider taking care of you during your pregnancy. You must be screened for strep pharyngitis! This is treatable in the third trimester using safe medications. You might want to try nasal saline initially or if you feel brave, a neti pot using sterile saline. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mucocele? Small, clear, somewhat flat, non painful sore inside cheek. When massaged jaw muscle, jelly consistancy salty goop came out of sore.
Mucocele?: We can't diagnose these types of things over the internet any more than you can tell me if the red spot on my skin is an irritation, poison ivy, rash, insect bite, blemish, bruise, etc. It could be a number of things. If you want to know for sure, see your own dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have a small, clear, flat, non painful sore inside cheek. Had slight jaw muscle ache, when I massaged jaw muscle, clear thick goop came out of sore.
See your dentist: Swollen, throbbing gums and small lumps in cheek can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, advanced gum disease. Untreated gingivitis or tooth infection can lead to the bone graft loss and other health problems. See your dentist ASAP because the sooner you treat it the better the outcome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sometimes i can not open my jaw because i feel hurt when open it (at my bone at the left side of my cheek). Why does that happen?
Possibly TMJ: Difficulty opening can be due to muscle tension, a dislocated articular disc, or even an infection. If this is a frequent occurrence, see your dentist to help make a determination. ...Read more
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