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Pain on left-side of face; cheeks, around the teeth down to lower jaw, head, ear. Had teeth checked. Could it be a sinus infection?

Pain on left-side of face; cheeks, around the teeth down to lower jaw, head, ear. Had teeth checked. Could it be a sinus infection?

Sinus vs. teeth: If your dentist has ruled out dental causes for your symptoms, a sinus infection is quite possible . Of course, you need to have your physician examine you to be sure. ...Read more

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I just felt numb on my left side of face and tounge when I checked my tounge it has teeth markings on the side?

I just felt numb on my left side of face and tounge when I checked my tounge it has teeth markings on the side?

Maybe from biting: Make sure you can speak properly and move your tongue properly. Also make sure all your extremities have strength. If so, it is unlikely you had a stroke. It is likely more related to the pressure on your tongue. Follow up as needed. All the best. ...Read more

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The whole left side of my face hurts very bad so does my bottom teeth towards the front and I also eat a lot of ice.. what could this be?

The whole left side of my face hurts very bad so does my bottom teeth towards the front and I also eat a lot of ice.. what could this be?

Pain: Dental infection or tooth fracture (eating ice is very harmful) most obvious possibilities. Get to a Dentist as quickly as possible for treatment and relief. ...Read more

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When I smile the left side of my face shifts to the right and blow into a water bottle and when I try to show my teeth the left side does not react?

When I smile the left side of my face shifts to the right and blow into a water bottle and when I try to show my teeth the left side does not react?

ER: May be stroke or one of many other less severe disorders. As stroke requires IMMEDIATE care for best recovery, go to ER now. Do not wait. Do not put this off. Go now. ...Read more

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I had upper teeth removed thursday and now i notice it feels like many little cracks in face on left side all the way up to temple. Is it normal?

I had upper teeth removed thursday and now i notice it feels like many little cracks in face on left side all the way up to temple. Is it normal?

Post Op: Swelling to bleeding and other symptoms are common after a surgery. Your symptoms could be because of opening your mouth for a prolonged amount of time. If you feel uncomfortable, then go to the surgeon to evaluate. ...Read more

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My face is uneven. the right side is sunken in leaving a moon shape profile but my left side is full and plump why is this I am not missing teeth! ?

My face is uneven.  the right side is sunken in leaving a moon shape profile but my left side is full and plump why is this I am not missing teeth! ?

R/O TMJ : TMJ can be very difficult to treat and overlap several specialists. I hav had the best results with ENT and oral surgery. . It can start with a poor bite due to genetics/after trauma/Bruxism secondary to stress. A good nite guard is essential. topical Voltaren (diclofenac) gel and a low dose muscle relaxant like skelaxin/FLEXERIL /BOTOX/LIDOCAINE injections can help. Prednisone with quick taper may help. ...Read more

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