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I have a large brown stain that looks like a burn on my cheek. I've had it for 3+ days. What could it be?

I have a large brown stain that looks like a burn on my cheek. I've had it for 3+ days. What could it be?

Parotid bruise: One can see a pigment change coming from the parotid gland. That is a saliva gland under your cheek. It should be very carefully checked by your ENT doctor. The color can also be a skin growth and should be checked. ...Read more

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Woke up with a reddish/brown raised bump (~1/4 in. Diameter) on my cheek, painful when touched/stretched. It looks scaly like a burn. Possible BCC?

Woke up with a reddish/brown raised bump (~1/4 in. Diameter) on my cheek, painful when touched/stretched. It looks scaly like a burn. Possible BCC?

Not likely: If the bump has appeared in short notice, it is probably a superficial skin infection which is. Ore common than BCC. It probably is a staph infection, esp if it hurts and is reddish in appearance. It needs to be looked at for a definitive diagnosis and prompt treatment as indicated. Feel. Etter ...Read more

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Slight swelling under one eye, rough scaly looks like thin scab and it burns when I apply any cosmetics. Rough bumps spreading down face to cheek bones

Slight swelling under one eye, rough scaly looks like thin scab and it burns when I apply any cosmetics. Rough bumps spreading down face to cheek bones

Check 4 shingles: It doesn't sound exactly like it but the most concerning thing that it could be is herpes zoster (shingles) if it is close to the eye like that it can be serious so you should get this looked at by a doctor today. ...Read more

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My friend has a red, burning, painful eye. Her cheek just below that eye looks black & blue & puffy. What could it be? Drops don't seem to help.

My friend has a red, burning, painful eye. Her cheek just below that eye looks black & blue & puffy. What could it be? Drops don't seem to help.

Seek care: Unilateral painful eye can be a medical emergency. Glaucoma, infection, atopic keratoconjunctivitis, uveitis are all potential problems that threaten vision. ...Read more

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I have small little red dots around the head of my penis what is it? It doesn't itch burn swell it just looks like it doesn't belong there.

I have small little red dots around the head of my penis what is it? It doesn't itch burn swell it just looks like it doesn't belong there.

See Your Doctor: It could be several different things, most of which are not terrible or life threatening. Seeing your doctor will put your mind at ease and, if the lesion needs treatment, you will be started on healing. It could be an irritation from clothing, soap, etc.; an infection like yeast, bacterial, viral, std, etc.; or the start of a common skin condition, like psoriasis, eczema, etc. ...Read more

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Boyfriend has a irritated shaft on the side it has some red bumps and on top of red bumps it looks like a small tiny black head. When pee burns a tad?

Boyfriend has a irritated shaft on the side it has some red bumps and on top of red bumps it looks like a small tiny black head. When pee burns a tad?

Must be seen: This could be herpes or a staph infection. Add that to dysuria (which in a male represents Gonorrhea or Chlamydia) it is a definite indication that this man needs a doctor visit today. ...Read more

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The tip of my penis is swollen, it looks lik there's little bumps. Its red and burns when I pee and ejaculate. It looks like ther e is something inside of the head. What is it pleasehelp.

The tip of my penis is swollen, it looks lik there's little bumps. Its red and burns when I pee and ejaculate. It looks like ther e is something inside of the head. What is it pleasehelp.

Get that looked at: You need to see a doctor. If you have been sexually active, and that includes blow jobs, then this is undoubtedly an STD, or even more than one. If you have never had sex, then these symptoms are very unusual but most likely still represent some sort of infection. This is an appropriate problem to take to the ER if you can't get into a doctor or public health clinic right away ...Read more

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How much time it take for a small burn marks on cheek to heel complete, what fasten it heeling?

How much time it take for a small burn marks on cheek to heel complete, what fasten it heeling?

Depends: It depends on what you call a small burn mark. Is it a burn or. A scar left by a burn. If it is a burn how did it happen and how deep it is or was. And if it is a scar, how old is the scar. Since we don't have information, I advice you consult your doctor or a dermatologist to get the answer to your question ...Read more

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I have swelling on my left facial cheek, and it feels like its burning. I have had this happening for month, but it has lasted for a2 days straight.

I have swelling on my left facial cheek, and it feels like its burning. I have had this happening for month, but it has lasted for a2 days straight.

Other signs?: Evaluation by a doctor is important to determine if there are other signs to indicate the cause. Does a rash or evidence of a bite or discoloration accompany the swelling? Any trauma? Localized burning can be caused by a viral infection (like shingles), but without seeing the area, it is impossible to rule out a bacterial infection or other type of wound or allergic reaction. ...Read more

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How do you burn your cheek fat?

Unfortunately...: There is no known way to spot reduce the cheek fat with exercise or diet. ...Read more

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Right cheek burning sensation, what could be wrong?

Neuralgia: Most likely there is an irritation of the right trigeminal nerve. This could be due to a viral infection or compression. ...Read more

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What does a feeling of burning sensation on my left face cheek?

What does a feeling of burning sensation on my left face cheek?

Nerve irritation?: Irritated nerve due to multiple causes, e.g. Viral infection, tm joint, dental irritation/infection, tumor, lyme disease, bell's palsy, other causes. See md first, maybe dentist after. ...Read more

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Help! I have burning cheek shingles?

Help! I have burning cheek shingles?

HERPES ZOSTER: 1. Varacella zoster-chicken pox
2. 11. Treatment with antivirals and tca initially
a. Reduces incidents of post herpetic neuralgia
3. Initial symptoms include nonspecific (malaise, fever, headache)
4. Develops to mild to severe sharp, stabbing, shooting, throbbing
5.Sometimes burning, itching, pins ; needles
6.Skin lesions, rash follow but not in all cases and is unilateral
7.Rarely recur. ...Read more

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I have tingling followed by a burning sensation on my left cheek, which last for a hour. Had it for a week now?

I have tingling followed by a burning sensation on my left cheek, which last for a hour. Had it for a week now?

Neuralgia: Tingling and burning symptoms are typically nerve based in nature. This may be an isolated neuralgia that self resolves. If it persists it may be a form of trigeminal (fifth nerve) neuralgia, a pain condition that can be treated with nerve pain medications. A MRI of the brain may be recommended if symptoms are persistent. ...Read more

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My left cheek feels slightly swollen and I also feel a burning sensation but I don't feel any pain. What could be the cause of this?

My left cheek feels slightly swollen and I also feel a burning sensation but I don't feel any pain. What could be the cause of this?

Various Causes: Finding the cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility, in other words, visit to your doctor for diagnosis and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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I got a friction burn 4 weeks ago in my cheek it's 95% gone will it disappear completely? It's a very light pink Does that mean the skin is thin?

I got a friction burn 4 weeks ago in my cheek it's 95% gone will it disappear completely? It's a very light pink Does that mean the skin is thin?

Most Likely: 4 Weeks is still pretty early. Many scars/ injuries are still healing at 1 year. If it was a superficial burn, it should resolve completely. ...Read more

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Have severe burning/tingling of face, began about three months ago with slight burning sensation right cheek. Over time has enveloped entire face?

Have severe burning/tingling of face, began about three months ago with slight burning sensation right cheek. Over time has enveloped entire face?

Facial burning: There are many possible causes of facial burning sensation, and the answer for you requires more detailed evaluation.
Some inflammatory conditions and immunologic problems can cause this. Allergy to certain medications is possible, for example. Your doctor should be able to help. ...Read more

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What sort of results can I expect from facial reconstruction? I was in an accident several years ago and had several severe burns from it, including one that caused significant cosmetic damage to my left cheek. While there is nothing medically wrong with

What sort of results can I expect from facial reconstruction? I was in an accident several years ago and had several severe burns from it, including one that caused significant cosmetic damage to my left cheek. While there is nothing medically wrong with

Burn reconstruction: Is a challenging process due to the scarring that must constantly be dealt with in addition to mismatched color, skin characteristics, and simply the resulting appearance. If the areas involved are limited, there are some exotic methods of reconstruction involving free tissue transfers that can be quite impressive in the final result. Find a plastic surgeon well versed in burn reconstruction. ...Read more

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Why does my left bum cheek and top of the leg feel like it's burning every now and again?

May be sciatic n: Are the symptoms position related? The sciatic nerve from L5 can be compressed at several points along its path. Your symptoms suggest its compression by the piriformis muscle. However, any associated weakness or sensory disturbance should be evaluated. Other causes may be meralgia paresthetica, bursitis, or even referred pain from LS spine or SI joint. If condition persists, please see PCP. ...Read more

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Hi There is a chemical burn or cellulitis on my cheek that appeared two days ago. What do I need to do? It's hurts very bad.

Burn or Cellulitis??: Burn or cellulitis might require two very different approaches to treatment ultimately. However, the associated symptom "hurts very bad". I would address with a pain medications such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen. This may also help with the inflammation that is likely associated with either a burn or a cellulitis. In any case you should be evaluated in the next 24-48 hours by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have had burning to my right cheek for the last 2 months, but only during the daytime. No redness, swelling or itching, just burning while awake?

Difficult to tell: An obvious cause of this type of burning is difficult to predict. Without other symptoms, and given the 2 month duration, I would suspect an issue with the cheek innervation. Some lab tests and imaging would help with a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hello, recently I have been suffering flare ups what seems to constantly be there on the right side of my face (cheek) burning sensation and redness?

Hello, recently I have been suffering flare ups what seems to constantly be there on the right side of my face (cheek) burning sensation and redness?

Cheeks with a rash: Could indicate malar rash. This may be early sign of Lupus. It may also be caused by sinusitis.
We do not have sufficient medical history, so I suggest a
consultation with an Internist. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more