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Is it normal if my left cheekbone are eye more prominent than my right?

Is it normal if my left cheekbone are eye more prominent than my right?

Whwn did this start?: If this has been your facial configuration for all or most of your life, it may be a congenital situation; however, if this is recent, see an ophthalmologist or a head and neck surgeon. ...Read more

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The bone of the upper jaw which serves as a foundation of the face ...Read more


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29 year-old woman who has been suffering malocclusion and tinnitus since a facial fracture 5 years ago, is now looking for her first surgical.....?

29 year-old woman who has been suffering malocclusion and tinnitus since a facial fracture 5 years ago, is now looking for her first surgical.....?

Team treatment: Patient suffered dental and skeletal displacement and fractures. These anatomic malrelationship said have to be restored to normal for resolution of am atomic malrelationship said. Team should be assembled chaired by both an Orthodontist and an Oral surgeon who communicate well with each other and who have a track record of treating Orthognathic cases. Team should also include ENT, neurologist, general physician, perhaps a periodontist, and a restorative dentist. But most important, align upper teeth to upper jaw, lower teeth to lower jaw, then properly align jaws to rest of Craniofacial-facial structures and to each other. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a twitch at the top of my left cheekbone under my left eye, not painful. Not a continuous twitch but a frequent one. No pain.

I am experiencing a twitch at the top of my left cheekbone under my left eye, not painful. Not a continuous twitch but a frequent one. No pain.

Twitch: Muscle twitching is a common problem. It often involves small muscles of the face. Causes include fatigue stress dehydration and caffeine use. These are typically not painful. It can occur in other sites of the body. Track the frequency and see if you can identify any triggers. ...Read more

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I fell on the left side of my face today. My cheekbone is swollenand my eye a lil black around it. Head is pounding. Should I go get it checked out?

I fell on the left side of my face today. My cheekbone is swollenand my eye a lil black around it. Head is pounding. Should I go get it checked out?

See a trauma doctor: I would have your situation checked out. Proper physical examination and imaging studies will determine whether or not you have a zygomatic (cheek bone) fracture or an orbital fracture. Such trauma can indirectly affect the globe of your eye and its position... And it can even affect your vision. Simple exam and certain types of x-rays (e.g., cat scan) will help elucidate the problem. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain on my left cheekbone and temple and eye its a tight throbbing pain could this be a tooth problem? I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and it doesn't help

I have sharp pain on my left cheekbone and temple and eye its a tight throbbing pain could this be a tooth problem? I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and it doesn't help

Sharp pain: It could be an infected or fractured tooth, a sinus infection, or a symptom of TMJ dysfunction.
See your dentist for an examination and x-rays. If there are no dental issues, see your medical doctor or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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With all the anxiety and worry. Why hypochondria if the tingling/itch feel on my left cheekbone & eye has been a symptom for 4 days now. Gad?

With all the anxiety and worry. Why hypochondria if the tingling/itch feel on my left cheekbone & eye has been a symptom for 4 days now. Gad?

GAD: Gad requires excessive worry on a daily basis for six months accompanied by other symptoms including insomnia, impaired concentration, irritability, feeling tense and finding it difficult to relax. These symptoms must cause either significant distress, impaired function or both. ...Read more

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Mild left side headache for five days, hurts worse with left eye movement. Day five cheekbone & side of face feels funny.

Mild left side headache for five days, hurts worse with left eye movement. Day five cheekbone & side of face feels funny.

Sinusitis?: There is not enough information to come to a specific diagnosis but sinusitis is a possibility. See your doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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Runny nose 2days now but 2day I have bad pressures an pain around left eye just above n below near nose? On eyebrow & cheekbone? Am cryin in pain

Sinusitis: Sinus infection is likely w/ nasal congestion, facial pain / headache, post-nasal drip (often with a sore throat) ; colored nasal drainage or sputum (yellow, green. Brown or bloody). The absence of colored drainage does not mean that there is no infection (even if your doctor tells you this), however; nasal allergies does typically cause clear nasal drainage. Try advil ; pseudofed first, then doc. ...Read more

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On/off face swelling. Began by jaw, then cheekbone, then by nose, now under eye. All left side. No pain/redness. Dentist found nothing w/ xray. Help!

On/off face swelling. Began by jaw, then cheekbone, then by nose, now under eye. All left side. No pain/redness. Dentist found nothing w/ xray. Help!

See an oral surgeon: Your description is vague. On/off meaning what? Every hour, once a day, week, or month? How long does it last? Is swelling hard or soft? Obviously something is causing your condition, and it just may not be your teeth. ...Read more

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I hit my head on a window frame. I hit the temple, left side, above the back of my cheekbone and at level with my eyebrow. It hurts when I add pressure to it and it hurts when I chew. I don't have a headache yet. What should I do?

I hit my head on a window frame. I hit the temple, left side, above the back of my cheekbone and at level with my eyebrow. It hurts when I add pressure to it and it hurts when I chew. I don't have a headache yet. What should I do?

Ice + pain meds: Sounds like you are sore where you got hit. Take some analgesia and ice may help. If symptoms persist or change or your teeth do not feel right when you close your mouth you may need an xray. ...Read more

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Could a broken cheekbone cause eye damage if untreated?

Could a broken cheekbone cause eye damage if untreated?

Possibly: It depends upon the type of trauma and the area of the injury. Get an examination by an Oculoplastic Surgeon or General Ophthalmologist ASAP. ...Read more

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I have swelling under my eye on my cheekbone and twitching in that area?

I have swelling under my eye on my cheekbone and twitching in that area?

Need examination: You could have an infection or fluid buildup from trauma or other pathological process that should be evaluated. You may need a CT scan of that area or other testing. See an ophthalmologist and get their opinion. More questions? Write me at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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Can a broken cheekbone cause eye damage if untreated?

Can a broken cheekbone cause eye damage if untreated?

If a zygoma: Fracture also breaks through the floor of the orbital rim ; the inferior rectus muscle becomes entrapped that can certainly cause eye damage. ...Read more

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I have a swelling just above my right cheekbone and just below my eye. There is no pain but when I look downwards slightly it is noticeable.

I have a swelling just above my right cheekbone and just below my eye. There is no pain but when I look downwards slightly it is noticeable.

Must be seen: This must be looked at by a physician. It may need imaging. It sounds like it's the maxillary sinus area or a tear duct blockage. An ear nose and throat doc would be able to diagnose this for you. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I have puffiness under my eye at top of cheekbone-how do I get rid of this and what causes it?

I have puffiness under my eye at top of cheekbone-how do I get rid of this and what causes it?

Cool compresses: Depending on the cause of the swelling, cool or cold compresses can help a lot. If an infection is causing the swelling, further treatment may be needed. Blepharitis is a common cause of eyelid swelling, you can get more info: http://www.2020vision. Com/blepharitis. Html

sinus and allergy problems can also be involved in this type of swelling. ...Read more

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My eyes are red and under my eyes and down to my cheekbone is also red. Dry itchy and tender to the touch. Are there any home remedies for this.

My eyes are red and under my eyes and down to my cheekbone is also red. Dry itchy and tender to the touch. Are there any home remedies for this.

Allergy/blepharitis: This could be blepharitis (lid inflammation), infection, eczema or allergy. Treat blepharitis with warm compresses to eyelids x 10 min 2x/d ; baby shampoo eyelid scrubs. If allergy, stop any new eye creams, cleansers, make up, drops ; take oral antihistamine (claratin/benadryl). See your eye doctor to rule out infection. They may prescribe antibiotics or steroid cream depending on diagnosis. ...Read more

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Push on cheekbone near right eye and I get an achy pain in my temple?

Push on cheekbone near right eye and I get an achy pain in my temple?

Sinuses: This could be sinus congestion and radiation of pain when you push in that area. Try a sinus rinse kit which you can purchase at the pharmacy. ...Read more

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I have pain in my eye socket mostly when I move my eye and blink. My skin by the pain (just above the cheekbone) is red?

I have pain in my eye socket mostly when I move my eye and blink. My skin by the pain (just above the cheekbone) is red?

Eye Specialist soon: 21 year old male says, I have pain in my eye socket mostly when I move my eye and blink. My skin by the pain (just above the cheekbone) is red? If no history of Trauma it is most likely an infection in/ around the Eye. Either way, The Eye Specialist, Ophthalmologist is the best option and should be seen soonest. Don't wait. Wish you well. ...Read more

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I have a puffy line under eye right around cheekbone and dark circles around eyes I have a picture but I don't know what it is or if it's serious?

I have a puffy line under eye right around cheekbone and dark circles around eyes I have a picture but I don't know what it is or if it's serious?

Hard to say: It is best if you are concerned to see your doctor. It can be related to trauma, poor nutrition or sleep, or have another etiology. Best to get blood tests and an exam. ...Read more

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I had a red spot on my right cheekbone at th top just down and round slightly from my eye and two hours later it swollen concideratlyis this ok? ??

I had a red spot on my right cheekbone at th top just down and round slightly from my eye and two hours later it swollen concideratlyis this ok? ??

Skin infection?: Did you get bit or stung by a bug? Does it itch? Did you have a pimple there? A red area if warm, painful and spreading could be do a skin infection (called cellulitis). If it itches, this is less likely and maybe due to a bite or a reaction to a soap or lotion. If it is a skin infection and it spreads rapidly this is serious and you need to get seen at an ED especially if you have a fever ...Read more

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I have a slight swelling on my right cheekbone below the eye. It started with my skin feeling dry and tight. I can fee my skin a bit rough. Yesterday?

I have a slight swelling on my right cheekbone below the eye. It started with my skin feeling dry and tight. I can fee my skin a bit rough. Yesterday?

Cheekbone: Sorry to hear this. Please set up an appointment with your Primary doctor. She/ he may be able to take care of this or you might be referred to a specialist.

Hope all goes well! ...Read more

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Tried to pop pimple like bump under eye on cheekbone. It instantly swoll my whole cheekbone up to my eye. Very swollen and nervous. What could this be?

Tried to pop pimple like bump under eye on cheekbone. It instantly swoll my whole cheekbone up to my eye. Very swollen and nervous. What could this be?

Worrisome: Popping a pimple in this area can release germs into the surrounding skin. The localized reaction can be huge, and bacteria entering the veins in the area could cause a nasty cellulitis or worse. Go in today and have this evaluated before you get into more trouble. ...Read more

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I have a black eye from falling and hitting my cheekbone. How can I make the bruising go away sooner? Happened 3 days ago

I have a black eye from falling and hitting my cheekbone. How can I make the bruising go away sooner? Happened 3 days ago

Bruise: Hopefully, you were evaluated after the fall and do not have a fracture. Gently massage or rub the area to relieve pain and encourage blood flow. Do not massage the bruised area if it causes pain. Over the counter medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) aleve and motrin may help if there is pain. Witch hazel and arnica can help decrease the bruising. ...Read more

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Last night my cheekbone hurt like it had been bruised. This morning I woke up, there is no bump but the bottom outside corner of my eye is swollen and hurts very very badly.?

Possible sty?: A sty (medical term: hordeolum) develops when an oil gland at the edge of an eyelid becomes infected. That could make your cheekbone hurt. Warm compresses for about 10 minutes at time can help. Have it evaluated if it is not improving or getting worse. ...Read more

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The area below my right eye but above my cheekbone keeps pulsating intermittenly and is very bothersome. I have a clotting disorder and have not had?

The area below my right eye but above my cheekbone keeps pulsating intermittenly and is very bothersome. I have a clotting disorder and have not had?

Blepharospasm: It sounds like a spasm or twitch of the muscles around your eye, from what you describe. Proper sleep may help. Have a doctor look in your eye as well. Also, checking potassium, sodium, magnesium and calcium levels would be needed. ...Read more

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My son has cystic acne and has developed a boil on his cheekbone under his eye. What can we do to treat it without leaving a scar?

My son has cystic acne and has developed a boil on his cheekbone under his eye. What can we do to treat it without leaving a scar?

Forgive my frankness: If Junior has cystic acne, his whole face is going to end up badly scarred unless he gets on isotretinoin. It's too late to prevent a scar from this lesion. If you continue to resist definitive, effective treatment because of scare stuff you read on the Internet, Junior will hold this against you for the rest of his life. Almost everyone who goes this course is glad. Get with his physician now. ...Read more