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My Jaw Is Itchy
Can TMJ cause itchy achy deep ear pain? I have ear pain when swallowing, jaw clicks, sore under ear and neck. Dr says jaw opens crooked. It's annoying
Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have eczema on my neck which now has discoloration... but now my jaw line is itchy . no redness no rash . . it happens on and off but is new.
Common: sorry but discoloration related to your eczema and spread of the eczema is pretty common. Best to see your doctor for evaluation as there are many treatments that can help your eczema and some that maybe even help the discoloration. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr. R ...Read more
My cheeks, nose and jaw have itchy red and pink bumps. It started about two days ago. It's not pimples. Doc, please help me! ?
Hard to diagnose: without seeing it. It sounds like a contact reaction to something you were exposed to. Have you used a new soap/detergent/shampoo/other facial product? Are you otherwise sick in any way? If it's a contact rash, the treatment might be an oral antihistamine and a topical steroid cream....but I would still recommend having it checked by your doctor. ...Read more
What are these itchy bumps at my chin area and my jaw area?? theyve been there for months! Grows puss, clear, then repeat. Folliculitis? what are they
Folliculitis: Definitely sounds like folliculitis. Try better shaving technique. Make sure to use hot water to open pores and try shaving daily with a sharp blade to prevent curly beard hair from growing back into skin which can set up these types of reactions. Moisturize area after each shave to keep skin healthy. If there are signs of infection might need topical bacterial ointment. ...Read more
I,ve been bitten on my face. It's red, swollen and itchy and quite hard and inflamed to the touch. Jaw also aches. What can I put on it? Thank you
Hi, my husband and I both have a little bit of swelling on our jaw lines and itchiness on our jaw lines as well as our skin on our ears.
Jaw lines: See your PCP concerning these problemsGet a more detailed answer ›