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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?
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 ?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
Chin: Hello. The mandible is the facial bone that forms the chin. ...Read more