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Lump under cheek bone, like a firm sac, runs in direction diagonally from ear to mouth deep down. Could it be anything to do with a tooth/jaw infectio?

Lump under cheek bone, like a firm sac, runs in direction diagonally from ear to mouth deep down. Could it be anything to do with a tooth/jaw infectio?

Sure...: It just might be associated with an infection of a tooth or your gums. But to know for sure, you'll have to visit a local dentist. Make the call for an appointment. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Hi IV had a pea sized lump just under my cheek bone, just wondering of you have any ideas on what it could be?

Hi IV had a pea sized lump just under my cheek bone, just wondering of you have any ideas on what it could be?

Few things.: If it's just under your cheek bone it is likely a cyst of some sort perhaps related to acne or a plugged follicle or skin cells trapped under the skin. Could also be a retained foreign object or a scar. ...Read more

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Lump on cheek bone. Do I need doctor help please?

More lumps and bumps: Yes. But, the urgency is up in the air. If this lump is growing, red hot, or hurting please get in to be seen soon. If the lump is benign, non-tender, then one can wait for the next appointment.

But, please realize that if the lump is accompanied by pain, redness, swelling that you should be seen sooner than later. ...Read more

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Can anybody give me advice about lump in my mouth by cheek bone?

Can anybody give me advice about lump in my mouth by cheek bone?

Sure...: See a dentist to determine if that lump is an infection, growth or something else. ...Read more

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I have a small pea sized hard lump in my cheek around the cheek bone its also sore to touch what is it?

I have a small pea sized hard lump in my cheek around the cheek bone its also sore to touch what is it?

No way: No way to tell without seeing, feeling lump. Need to know size, location, texture, may need biopsy, and so many other things. Put down the computer, pick up your phone, call your dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the right side of my jaw that's below my cheek bone. It hurts really bad. It feels like I got punched in the jaw and aches?

I have a lump on the right side of my jaw that's below my cheek bone. It hurts really bad. It feels like I got punched in the jaw and aches?

Lump in jaw: Several possibilities including dental infections, tumors, salivary gland infections, mouth growths etc. You need to see either your dentist or your family doctor. ...Read more

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I have found a lump both sides of my face near my cheek bone right in front on my ears its painful and just appeard from no where. Many thanks?

I have found a lump both sides of my face near my cheek bone right in front on my ears its painful and just appeard from no where. Many thanks?

Salivary glands.: Virus infection to the salivary glands cause these type of problems. Most likely you are having parotiditis (inflammation of the parotid glands. Treatment is symptomatic. ...Read more

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3yrs of pain cheek bone large, impacted wisdom tooth and cyst taken out, lump on cheek as gone pain little better, was told pain was in my ed, neglet?

3yrs of pain cheek bone large, impacted wisdom tooth and cyst taken out, lump on cheek as gone pain little better, was told pain was in my ed, neglet?

Some suggestions: Unfortunately you can't get more than some basic answers over websites such as these. Specific problems and complaints require one on one clinical exams along with x-rays and full dental and medical histories. I suggest that you get a few recommendations for dentists in your area for a consultation. Local dental schools or teaching hospitals with dental programs would be another excellent resource. ...Read more

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I have had a horrible flu for 3 weeks+. I just noticed this morning that my cheek bone under my l eye was sore, now there is a large swollen lump?

See eye doctor if by: Cheek area close to lower lids to examine to make sure it's something that could affect the eyes. If its over the cheek bone not close to lower lids, have your pcp examine it to see exactly what it is. Chances are it could be related to your flu. ...Read more

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Long, invisible lump from corner of eye to cheek bone. It's hard, and fairly fixed; feels like a hard vein. No tear duct infection present. Any ideas?

Long, invisible lump from corner of eye to cheek bone. It's hard, and fairly fixed; feels like a hard vein. No tear duct infection present. Any ideas?

Dermoid cyst: It's caused by protrruding lining of scalp between the bone and the skull. Found at junctions if the skull bones. The corner of eye is a junction between the zygomatic arch (which protects the eyeball - forming lower border) and the facial -temporal bones at the corner of the eyeball. It's firm, not usually mobile, non tender under skin. If small and not growing : leave It
Alone see Ophthalmo ...Read more

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I have a white bump on the inside of lower eyelid close to the nose. It is causing my eye to swell down to the cheek bone and waking up with that eye matted shut. After a hot shower the eye waters for hours. What could be the cause? And what to do about I

I have a white bump on the inside of lower eyelid close to the nose. It is causing my eye to swell down to the cheek bone and waking up with that eye matted shut. After a hot shower the eye waters for hours. What could be the cause? And what to do about I

Eye: This could be a plugged up eyelid gland, either a sweat gland (sty) or oil gland (chalazion). The usual treatment for both is hot packs applied to the site. If not better with that in a few days or if there is redness to the eye and/or discharge, you should get it checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a hard round bone feel like lump in the side of my cheek. It moves & wiggles but is attached to what seems my jaw & grows. What could this be?

Tumor.: A reaction to an injury to the body is many times seen as an swelling as the body tries to counteract the aggression. Chronic infections or inflammations cause "lumps" or tumors. They need to be removed after or during the treatment of the cause of the tumor. Have your dentist take an x ray of the area and find out where the problem is. L. ...Read more

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Strange non painful lumps appear on my face, forehead eyebrows, cheek bones. Disappear after a day or so. What could they be?

Strange non painful lumps appear on my face, forehead eyebrows, cheek bones. Disappear after a day or so. What could they be?

Face lumps: Impossible to tell without pictures and medical history. They may be cysts or acneic eruptions. Please consult your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Lumps on my face. On both cheek bones and between my eyes. They weep clear, yellow leave a hard to heal lesion. The skin around has adeama? Dr'ed out!

Lumps on my face. On both cheek bones and between my eyes. They weep clear, yellow leave a hard to heal lesion. The skin around has adeama? Dr'ed out!

Many possibilities: Some causes of painful “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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Lump on mid left bum cheek just under hip bone, same colour as skin and doesn't look like a pimple. Same size as top part of my finger&is under skin?

Lump on mid left bum cheek just under hip bone, same colour as skin and doesn't look like a pimple. Same size as top part of my finger&is under skin?

Well: This could be a cyst or an abscess or a benign tumor like a lipoma. Very rarely this could be something serious like a cancer but doubt this. You really need to see a primary care doctor in person for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Got pain on my cheek bone running into my neck?

Facial pain: See an ENT specialist to diagnose and treat you. Sinusitis is the most common diagnosis. Problems with the neck could refer pain to the face so be sure to check it out. ...Read more

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Having pain on left side of cheek bone and under comes and goes are right side also and jaw sometimes is in pain?

Sinus infection: The "cheek bone" is the maxilla. The maxillary sinus is within this bone. It's possible that you may be having sinus pressure/pain related to a sinus infection. Jaw pain is not caused by sinus issues. ...Read more

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I've been fighting head colds for about a month and I noticed a lump on my right bone near my groin it has been there since after christmas?

I've been fighting head colds for about a month and I noticed a lump on my right bone near my groin it has been there since after christmas?

Inguinal adenopathy: Nodes in what I assume is your inguinal area are not unusual, but it is difficult from your description to clearly determine the location and the nature of this "lump". Suggest you see a doctor and have them evaluate this and determine whether further studies are needed. It is not likely to have been related to head colds.. ...Read more

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Recently noticed hard lump on back of head in center at base on my partner. Feels like bone and is painless. About 2cm across. What could this be?

Recently noticed hard lump on back of head in center at base on my partner. Feels like bone and is painless. About 2cm across. What could this be?

Lump on back of head: For how long? Did it change in size?, and is painless.
Requires an MRI, interpretation, how is the hair on top of the mass?
Probably is a benign mass, however the input and examination, even a biopsy may be required. I cannot touch or feel it.
A neurosurgeon should do the examination. ...Read more

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1wk ago I had tooth 1&3 ext. Most pain is gone except for a knot above tooth 3 under my cheek bone. It's hard and painful to touch. Is this normal?

Go back: They won't charge you for a follow up/post-op normally. Just let staff know why you are calling and go have them take a look. Usually some different Meds with take care of it. ...Read more

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I have a hard boney sort of lump on the top on my head towards the back it kinda feels like bone, its rounded semicircle and about 5mm diameter ideas?

I have a hard boney sort of lump on the top on my head towards the back it kinda feels like bone, its rounded semicircle and about 5mm diameter ideas?

Could be anterior: Fontanelle you are referring to. Within the first two years the soft spots called fontanelles will be gone and the separate membranous bones will be linked by joints that look like stitches that are called sutures. Here's more info: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002320.htm. Otherwise, if painful or bothersome, it's best to see your doctor for an in person examination. ...Read more

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I made duplex of carotid, where do they're vision end do they see up to under cheekbone. Have symptom from just under the cheek bone so do u see that?

I made duplex of carotid, where do they're vision end do they see up to under cheekbone. Have symptom from just under the cheek bone so do u see that?

Painless: First, you're too young (25) to have carotid disease. Second, carotid disease doesn't cause pain, it causes strokes and they're painless. Third, duplex can visualize as high in the neck as a surgeon is able to reach - beyond that, it's not approachable anyway. Disease, when present, tends to occur at the bifurcation which is low in the neck. ...Read more

Maxilla (Definition)

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