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For over a month I have had an open sore on my face. What can I use to cure it?

Might be skin cancer: See your doctor and ask about a biopsy to make sure this isn't a skin cancer (it probably is, and can be easily cured by proper removal). ...Read more

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I had a pimple of my face close to my mouth that I popped last week and is now an open sore. It doesn't hurt or itch but I can't get rid of it. What d?

I had a pimple of my face close to my mouth that I popped last week and is now an open sore. It doesn't hurt or itch but I can't get rid of it. What d?

Dangerous area face?: A pimple close to the mouth may be in the dangerous area of the face as the infection from this area has a potential to be carried onto brain through a vein called angular facial vein which opens into cavernous sinus inside the skull which are venous (blood) containing spaces on either side of bone called sphenoid bone in base of skull. Many important nerves are in those sinuses. Consult MD ...Read more

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Sore in back right side mouth, doesn't hurt. Looks like pimple head, popped, now hurts."head" was thick yellow/orange. Still swollen and open. What is it??

Sore in back right side mouth, doesn't hurt. Looks like pimple head, popped, now hurts."head" was thick yellow/orange. Still swollen and open. What is it??

Right pharynx absces: Pharyngeal abscess. You need antibiotics, likely and follow up to make sure it is not retropharyngeal abscess. Rarely could be sore of autoimmune disease that was infected but would need labs. Follow up with doc/urgetn care ...Read more

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Igot a dental cleaning procedure and my head jaw neck and ear hurt. The pain gets worse when putting my head up or down? I can't open my jaw it to sore?

Igot a dental cleaning procedure and my head jaw neck and ear hurt. The pain gets worse when putting my head up or down? I can't open my jaw it to sore?

TMD: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Earache, headache, neck pain and jaw pain are common symptoms of TMD. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and evaluation. ...Read more

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I pulled a silly face with my mouth open and heard and felt my jaw click on one side, now my teeth feel out and my jaw is a bit sore?

I pulled a silly face with my mouth open and heard and felt my jaw click on one side, now my teeth feel out and my jaw is a bit sore?

TMJ subluxation: It is self-inflicted post-traumatic TMJ subluxation and medical attention is warranted. The effects on long-run outcomes of TMJ subluxation, especially the acute is not very predictable and this depends on a thorough evaluation, treatment planning and compliance of the patient. See orofacial pain specialist for consultation and conservative treatment. ...Read more

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Do I have HIV or herpes a week ago kissed guy with open sore. Two days later my mouth itch and burn/tingling. Then gumg ache/head dizzy. I'm a virgin?

Do I have HIV or herpes a week ago kissed guy with open sore. Two days later my mouth itch and burn/tingling. Then gumg ache/head dizzy. I'm a virgin?

May get Herpes: Someone may get herpes infection by kissing a person with active lesion. Herpes infection can be acquired by sex or close contact. However, HIV infection rare by kissing even with open sore. Should be evaluated by a physician for the symptoms. ...Read more

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Vomiting, dizzyness, weak legs and hips, disorientation, falling, head and back feel like they are being ripped open, sore throat and chest, 95 body?

Vomiting, dizzyness, weak legs and hips, disorientation, falling, head and back feel like they are being ripped open, sore throat and chest, 95 body?

Get thee 2 EMERGENCY: Dude....not sure why you're typing anything on a computer...or even HOW you can type anything on a computer with those types of symptoms. You should be in an ER right now checking out your elytes and other stuff. Sounds like you need to be tanked up at least. Body temp 95? Not a good number. You need a doctor NOW...look me up if you'd like at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-saghafi but GO ER NOW. ...Read more

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Why is the back (crown)of my head sore?

Why is the back (crown)of my head sore?

Headache or Trauma: It's not possible to know without having more details about the soreness; however, I can say that a very common cause of head pain is a headache. Tension headaches are often felt in the back area of the head. Soreness could also be due to trauma to the area; this might be the case if you bumped your head. There are other possible causes, as well. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the back of your head is sore?

What does it mean if the back of your head is sore?

Pain: I cannot give you a definitive diagnosis but if it is intermittent and sharp it is probably muscular. However if it is dull and persistent you should see a physician and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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Hi. I have sore and tender parts ontop of my head for a wèek now and I am gettimg worried?

Hi. I have sore and tender parts ontop of my head for a wèek now and I am gettimg worried?

Head sores: There are many possibilities. Best is to have your scalp and head examined to see if there are sores or bites or some time of infestation. Seeing your health provider is a good idea. ...Read more

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My 6year old fell from bars 2 weeks ago, landed on her head & back Her back is still sore Should I take her docters?

My 6year old fell from bars 2 weeks ago, landed on her head & back Her back is still sore Should I take her docters?

Yes: A little unusual that back still hurts after 2 weeks, although it might still be a back strain, it is a good idea that you get her checked out. ...Read more

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Causes of pain one top of head on one side? Dull pain, daily intermittent When I press the area it is sore. Could this be something serious?

Causes of pain one top of head on one side? Dull pain, daily intermittent When I press the area it is sore. Could this be something serious?

Muslce: This is likely a muscle tension headache. We have muscles that cross all over our skull and for a lot of people, these can become tense and sore, causing pain that is palpable and even headaches for some. I might suggest trying some ibuprofen 600-800mg every 6hours as needed or naproxen 500mg every 12 hours as needed which may help with any inflammation and pain. A heating pad may also help. ...Read more

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I smashed and I mean smashed my head going into my car, I put ice on it right away. Now it's just sore when I touch it. D you think that's ok? .

I smashed and I mean smashed my head going into my car, I put ice on it right away. Now it's just sore when I touch it. D you think that's ok? .

No nausea: If you have no nausea, vomiting, loss of consciousness, or visual changes, the chances of having a brain injury is small. It will be sore for a few days, but if the bump subsides, then it should be ok. Sometimes you can get blood between the skull bone and the skin, called a hematoma, so if a bump persists for more than a few days, you should see a doctor. How is your neck? ...Read more

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Something is wrong with my back, it is very sore, and if I move quickly or in a certain way, it sends a horrible shock to my head. How can I fix it?

Something is wrong with my back, it is very sore, and if I move quickly or in a certain way, it sends a horrible shock to my head. How can I fix it?

You can't: If this has been going on for a while and is effecting your daily function, you should have this evaluated. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you touch part of the top of your head and it feels sore, I didn't hit it or anything, and its been like that for yrs, just wonder?

Superficial irritati: A long standing sensitive area on the scalp with no visible area of inflammation or infection may simply represent an area of superficial tenderness secondary to nerve irritation or local irritation for example the hair being pulled to tight, etc. ...Read more

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I have had a sore head for 4 days its starts in the morning when I get up with a pain at the side then works around my head as the days go on just wondering what could it be?

I have had a sore head for 4 days its starts in the morning when I get up with a pain at the side then works around my head as the days go on just wondering what could it be?

Head discomfort: This may be a muscle contraction type headache which is almost always stress related. This is usually more of a steady dull ache rather than a throbbing migraine type which often has accompanying nausea. If you don't get relief with Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil type medication, a neurologist is best qualified to diagnose and treat your headache. ...Read more

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What does pain and soreness on one side of face mean?

What does pain and soreness on one side of face mean?

See your Doctor: Many possible causes. Most common- sinus infection, tooth infection, ear infection, neuralgia of different etiology. You must see your doctor to examine and evaluate you. ...Read more

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Can sinusitis cause the head to be sore?

Can sinusitis cause the head to be sore?

Here are some...: Headache and facial pain are the common symptoms of sinusitis, which may be acute or chronic, and usually is related with viral infection. Despite being a common illness, seek evaluation and counseling timely if symptoms are worsening or intolerable, especially with fever; don't wait. ...Read more