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Lump On Gums Swollen Face
I've had a soft bump on the top right side of my tooth for a while that would drain on its own. Now, there's a new bump in between my gums and cheek. I have got a swollen face and it pains. What should I do?
Hi i had maxillary surgery 3 months ago to remove a cyst (right side)but now I have a right swollen face and a painfull gum what could cause this?
Can't go dentist for 3 days I went to a GP for swollen face and gum pain. Gave amoxicillin for abcess. Face pain, headache, eye presure will it help?
See a dentist ASAP: The most common cause for dental pain are inflammations and not infections. Antibiotics are rarely required and should only be used as an adjunct to dental treatment for infection since they may complicate further outcome. Take the NSAID OTC or Tylenol (acetaminophen) to control pain and see your dentist ASAP. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
ALLERGY SINUSITIS: Most likely you have allergy sinusitis , or you could be having a chronic sinusitis try to take allergy medicine like zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night since it could make you drowsy if persistent you might need to see ENT specialist some people benefit from saline nasal spray, some suggest local honey from your local farmer market. ...Read more
Possible infection: Both swelling and fever are classic indications of an infection. However, since we have little information to go on as to what treatment you had and for what, we can't know for sure. The swelling could be from the injection and the fever could be unrelated to your dental treatment. However, since it might be an infection, you need to see your dentist asap for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 9month old baby has two sticky eyes and a swollen face on one side this morning? He has just started nursery.
Contact Peds ASAP: Eye infections in babies can be very serious, and swelling in the face could indicate cellulitis (infection spreading into the face). Please contact your pediatrician immediately regarding this, as antibiotics may be immediately necessary. Also take note that this can be highly contagious, even to adults. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter has had a terrible cold, diagnosed with strep and now has swollen face on one side. could the swelling be mumps?
Got a sunburn on my face two days ago and woke up with a swollen face, i've been doing a cold compress all day long since then n still no improvement?
My child has had a swollen face the doctors have ruled out mono. They have also ruled out different infections. They are completely dumb struck. Help?
Swollen face?: What exactly is the swellign like and where is ti located on the face? Sometimes the submandibular salivary glands swell up or if there is an ectopic salivary gland that may be swollen. Docotrs can order MRI if they have no answer. Is the swelling painful or any other symptoms associated with it? ...Read more
Death: Unchecked infection in the upper jaw can spread through pathways to the brain! Lower jaw infections can spread to the heart the same way! Unless drainage was established and elimination of the source of infections,people died from these ailments. During Medieval time they used primitive means to extract offending teeth. Cavemen knocked out teeth with rocks! Fortunately you can see you dentist to ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers