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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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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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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