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Pain Under Chin Bone
Temple is sore like a bruise but no mark. Ear pain, jaw clicking, pain under jaw bone to chin. Doc says TMD. Motrin doesn't help. TMJ cause this pain?
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
Hi I have a small lump an inch directly under chin bone it moves when I lie down an when I am upright I can feel it for no pain just tenderness I am f?
Pimple: is most likely if it is tender. Try applying hot compress 3-4 times daily and otherwise leave it alone. Good luck! ...Read more
Pushing on both sides of throat makes area under chin numb. Why? I also have numbness, tingling, muscle and bone pain throughout body.
Stress?: Since you are young, mention many symptoms, take Xanax, (alprazolam) and have bilateral symptoms the answer might be stress. Patients with stress biology report many symptoms that are odd and remain unexplained. However, branches of the cervical plexus and trigeminal nerve might relate. See ENT for evaluation. ...Read more
Tooth is about to fall out it is bad infection and my jaw and chin bone to sore to touch my whole face hurts swelling under chin, can this be life th?
Yes: It can be very dangerous. See a dentist immediately or go to the emergency ... Asap ! ...Read more
Many Things: Chin pain can be from your lower front teeth if they have long roots and they are infected. Any trauma to the area? There are muscle attachments that could be strained. Systemic (& bone) diseases could also affect the chin. ...Read more
It is possible.: A bony overgrowths can develop due to a tumor or at the site of a recent or prior trauma. Have it evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Occiput: The prominent part of the skull (where you feel it curve in toward the neck) is called the occiput. Occipital lymph nodes are 1/2 to 1 inch oval or ball shaped glands situated next to the muscles between the neck and the head. Infection nearby may cause these nodes to increase in size and become tender. Another term that sounds like this is occipital lobe: a posterior portion of the brain. ...Read more
Pea size round bone under skin of fore head had10 + years+no color does not hurt. Could be growing people keeps asking what it is ?
Likely : a benign cyst or lipoma. If concerned discuss with your doctor about excisional biopsy ...Read more
What materials are used for chin augmentation? Is bone used for chin augmentation, or some kind of artificial material, or something else?
Silicone: Occasionally, anatomic mandible configurations require orthographic surgery rather than augmentation. Chin augmentation is the only procedure where i feel that a non-natural material can be used without any cause for concern. I have personally used a solid silicone implant for over 30 years without problems. The implant itself has an even longer history of safety. ...Read more
Bone on the bottom left side of my head seems like it's bigger and it hurts.. Feels like I hit it somewhere but don't remember doing so.. What is it?
i have this bump at the back left of my head it feels like a bone and it doesnt really hert can you tell me what is it and how i can get it away?
Lump back of head: Lump in the back of the head has to be further evaluated, if it is soft or hard. It could be a soft tissue mass such as lipoma or a bony growth. If the size is not getting bigger and there is no pain you May wait over the next 3 to 6 months or see a doctor have it removed ...Read more
Skull suture margin: The skull has about 17 growth centers that allow the bony material to grow/expand.Where two bone plates come close together is a suture line. There are prominent ones that run ear to ear and front to back over the top. Sometimes these are prominent in infants with thin hair & are normal. Rarely the ridges signal premature fusion of sutures but your doctor will check for this at checkups. ...Read more
See an osteopath: It's best to see an osteopathic physician, who can determine what it might be, as s/he will do a complete musculoskeletal, and cranial examination of your head to determine exactly which area is exquisitely tender upon touch, and relieve it with osteopathic cranial manipulative treatment. Depending on location will determine what exactly it is. Trust them, they know! ...Read more
Sometime at the moment of the plane landing, my head bone fell like its going to crash, very painful. Why is this happen?
Sinus Pressure: You probably have pressure in your sinuses from the air pressure change. As airplanes descend from 30, 000 feet to sea level there is a change in the air pressure causing a "squeeze" on your ears and sinuses. You should try to "equalize" these pressures by chewing gum, sucking on hard candy, or drinking small sips during descent. Holding your nose and blowing to gently "pop" your ears also helps. ...Read more
I have a bone deformation in my head that grew over night, and it has been there for almost 5 years now, and i don't know what is it.
See the doctor!: Grew overnight, has not changed forfive years. Want an answer, see a doctor. The only good answer: if no change in five years, probably non-malignant. ...Read more
Chin: Hello. The mandible is the facial bone that forms the chin. ...Read more
Chin bone pain: I would start by seeing your dentist to see if the problem is dentally related (which is the most likely scenario, sight unseen). If it isn't, the next step would be to see your physician. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my puberty so late, could it be that my bones and head will get larger soon?
What should I do about this bone in the back of my neck the bone is sticking it is so painful i barely can keep my head up?
Pain: Anyof the buldging disc of vertibrea can cause pain, cervical coller and antiinflamatory drug will help. Best to visit the orthopedic for advice, MRI of neck will provide more information and treatment. ...Read more
Hello there doc , i had a few questions in my head concerning donating bone marro : how many times can you donate it ? and what age ?
Fragmented sesamoid bone at head of 5th metatarsal pain worsening but no1 can explain y cos it shouldn't be there n no1 will treat it?
Hi I have a bone like bump on my left and right side on top of my head. The right one is bigger and keeps getting bigger. What could it be?
Pilar cyst: These are most likely scalp cysts. Especially if they are mobile and not attached to the underlying skull. They can be removed usually as a local procedure in the office. ...Read more
Following a fall I have noticed my fibular head bone is more prominent on the leg i fell on. Whilst not causing pain. Why/what could this be?
Bruise: You have probably bruised the area and it is swollen therefore more prominent. ...Read more