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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 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 more

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Mouth has overall been feeling weird. Bad breathe even though good thorough brushing the night before, jaw cheek bones sore, lips very dry. Worried?

Mouth has overall been feeling weird. Bad breathe even though good thorough brushing the night before, jaw cheek bones sore, lips very dry. Worried?

You may be very ill: KristofferL, if you have no GUM issues or painful teeth, this could mean a buildup of toxic chemicals in your system coupled with dehydration. Please drink LOTS of water, try carefully brushing your tongue, avoid all alcohol and OTC meds,, and see a doctor very soon if it doesn't clear up. If you DO have dental or gum issues, these should be evaluated and treated by a dentist or other provider. ...Read more

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I have a sore on the inside of my check by my jaw bone?

I have a sore on the inside of my check by my jaw bone?

More info: Hi, is the sore painful or painless? is it a recurring problem? Any hx of oral sex recently? How's ur oral hygiene? ...Read more

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There is a hoop like white circle on my dental X-ray side view where the jaw bone connects up near the cheek. I was not wearing jewellery.

There is a hoop like white circle on my dental X-ray side view where the jaw bone connects up near the cheek. I was not wearing jewellery.

See X-Ray: Need to see the X-Ray to determine what this can be. It may be the image of the bone, or you could have some metal you are wearing in or around the ear. ...Read more

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Tender in hollow behind rt earlobe by jaw bone and some soreness sometimes runs down neck.Why?

See an OMS: This sounds like it could be muscle pain and you should see an oms to find out why you are having the pain. Look for an oms or dentist that treats tmj. ...Read more

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My jaw aches, my face bones feel tender to touch across my nose, cheek, temple and jaw. What can I do for this?

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