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Swollen cheeks from restalyn?

Swollen cheeks from restalyn?

Restylane (dermal fillers): Some patients can experience swelling after restylane (dermal fillers) injection. Discuss this issue with your injector. ...Read more

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Can sinusitis really ause facial swelling into cheeks around jaw and neck?

Can sinusitis really ause facial swelling into cheeks around jaw and neck?

Absolutely: Serious sinusitis, called acute bacterial sinusitis, can definitely cause local facial swelling around the eyes. This definitely requires abx, unlike many attacks of common 'sinusitis.' But here are other infections that can swell these areas: tooth infections, salivary glands, soft tissue from bites/skin conditions, swollen lymph nodes. Majority facial swelling (50%) is dental source. ...Read more

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Sensitive mouth or injections==which caused itchy sore lips?

Sensitive mouth or injections==which caused itchy sore lips?

Is there a rash ?: Cannot say from your description. Your evaluation will try to clarify the relationship of these symptoms. Things to consider include lip balm, lipstick, other topical applications and foods. ...Read more

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Lateral canthus on left eye inflamed w/white speckles. Area consistent with lacrimal gland seems inflamed too. No firm surface, just bulging. Cancer?

Lateral canthus on left eye inflamed w/white speckles. Area consistent with lacrimal gland seems inflamed too. No firm surface, just bulging. Cancer?

Not Likely: Probably Meibomian glands, not Lacrimal. This is located up away from ther lid margin, under the upper lid. Sounds like clogged meibomian glans. Try warm compresses and massage to open the glands ...Read more

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Can Fordyce spots on labia become irritated or inflamed and itchy due to shaving?

Can Fordyce spots on labia become irritated or inflamed and itchy due to shaving?

Yes these can: Yes fordyce spots can become irritated and inflamed by shaving. ...Read more

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Tongue swollen, sore jaw hurts, dont know why. acute pain inner tongue area near throat, swollen lymph nodes?

Tongue swollen, sore jaw hurts, dont know why. acute pain inner tongue area near throat, swollen lymph nodes?

Strep, or other: Lots of things drain into the lymph nodes of the neck. Everything from wisdom tooth infection to sinus to tonsillar infection. Start with a trip to your family doctor. Then maybe an ENT or dentist. But this could be something simple. Don't delay. ...Read more

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How can I cure painfull swollen tongue and inner cheek tissues?

How can I cure painfull swollen tongue and inner cheek tissues?

Swollen tongue: There are many reasons to have these symptoms. The most serious is an oral cancer. Your best option would be to have a physical examination by your doctor. ...Read more

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White spots under tongue, rough sore spots under tongue & back sides of tongue also on creases between cheek &gum. Very painful when i bit my cheek?

White  spots under tongue, rough sore spots under tongue & back sides of tongue also on creases between cheek &gum. Very painful when i bit my cheek?

Unfortunately: These types of situations require a one on one clincial exam for a diagnosis and proper treatment. Merely listing some possibilities will be of no service to you. Schedule an appointment with a local dentist. ...Read more

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Right hand cheeks look puffy. Can I reduce the cheeks puffiness?

Right hand cheeks look puffy. Can I reduce the cheeks puffiness?

Cheek puffy: Do I understand you correctly? Just your right cheek is puffy? If so, make sure you do not have infection of the mouth or sinus cavity causing this. Unclear otherwise how to further guide you without more information. ...Read more

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Bite on left temple, swollen from forehead to cheek, redness moving towards neck,pain?

Bite on left temple, swollen from forehead to cheek, redness moving towards neck,pain?

Uh oh!: If the bite is now spreading and the swelling has increased, if taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) doesn't help significantly, you may have an infection in the skin, called cellulitis. This is very serious when it's in the head, face or neck. It it responds to the Benadryl (diphenhydramine), it is likely just a local reaction to the bite and is not as big a deal. If it doesn't, call your doc right away, or go to an ER. Generic is OK ...Read more

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Facial blackhead caused hole on my cheek?

Facial blackhead caused hole on my cheek?

Acne: There is nothing you can do than letting it heal. Don't try to tamper with it in any way as you may harm yourself by introducing unwanted infection. ...Read more

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Pain=7 cheek swelling. Lump mouth bottom gum line.Freely moving white pustule pops, bleeds turns in2 red pustule. Disappears&reappears always samespot?

Pain=7 cheek swelling. Lump mouth bottom gum line.Freely moving white pustule pops, bleeds turns in2 red pustule. Disappears&reappears always samespot?

Dental abscess?: If a lump is in the gums (not on the inside nor the outside of the cheeks), and it swells with pus and then breaks open, it can be a tooth abscess. An abscess from the root of a tooth can spread to the gum surface and appear as a pustule. A dentist can evaluate to see if that is the problem. ...Read more

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What causes inflamed skin on chin?

What causes inflamed skin on chin?

INFLAMED CHIN: HOW LONG? MAN? WOMAN? ROUGHLY HOW OLD? COULD BE ANY NUMBER OF THINGS, INCLUDING KISSING SOMEONE WITH A HEAVY BEARD, CELLPHONE, HOLDING YOUR PALM ON YOUR CHIN, CONTACT DERMATITIS TO SOMETHING THAT TOUCHES YOUR CHIN, HOBBIES, ETC. BE A DETECTIVE. IF IT PERSISTS, SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK ...Read more

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White patches inside both inner cheeks dried mud apperance dentist and doctor say cheek bitting frictional keratosis is this apperance normal.

Smoker??: If you are a heavy smoker than you have cancer risk, otherwise trust your doctors answer. If you are still worried, than request a biopsy. ...Read more

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Gums and inside lips hurt . Gums bleed when brushing. Feels tender. Mouth wash helps .

Gums and inside lips hurt . Gums bleed when brushing. Feels tender. Mouth wash helps .

Sore bleeding gums: Signs of gum infection. Mouth wash will not cure infection, just numb area a little bit. Important that y0u see your Dentist or a specialist Periodontist as soon as possible. Gum infections do not self-cure, and are not self limiting, spreading to other organ systems. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes in neck, white furry tongue, face muscle soreness near jaw, thigh and forearm muscles become fatigued , lumps under skin onbelly?

Swollen lymph nodes in neck, white furry tongue,  face muscle soreness near jaw,  thigh and forearm muscles become fatigued , lumps under skin onbelly?

Exam: Do you think this should be treated online? Absolutely NOT. Call for a medical appointment, exam, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Cannot be answered online. ...Read more