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Puffiness On Cheekbone
Uh oh!: If the bite is now spreading and the swelling has increased, if taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) doesn't help significantly, you may have an infection in the skin, called cellulitis. This is very serious when it's in the head, face or neck. It it responds to the Benadryl (diphenhydramine), it is likely just a local reaction to the bite and is not as big a deal. If it doesn't, call your doc right away, or go to an ER. Generic is OK ...Read more
Throbbing head, face pressure, aching pain around right eye on eyelid under eye and bridge of nose?
Small bump inside skin forehead left side. tingling left side face, eye hurts, slight pressure on forehead, itchy scalp left side, swelling left brow?
EyeThinkYouNeedADoc: Putting that all together, except the itchy scalp, I'd suggest you get yourself checked for inflammation of a small artery on that side (near the temple). That could be signalling a deeper problem that could affect your eyesight (your eye is already hurting, right?). I may be wrong and I hope I am. But get to your doctor tomorrow for an exam and maybe a blood test or two. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more
Infection?: This could be an infection. If it's red and painful see a doctor soon. You don't want this to spread into the orbit of the eye. Orbital cellulitis is an acute infection of the tissues immediately surrounding the eye, including the eyelids, eyebrow, and cheek. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Twitch right under right eye started,couple days later right side face tingling from forehead down neck, twitching in lip&under cheekbone beside nose
Spasms: The symptoms that you're describing are benign. Twitches and spasms and even tingling are normal and can occur on the face and neck. Oftentimes they are due to stress or can be induced by exercise. I would recommend some massaging and warm compresses, Otherwise it's not anything dangerous. ...Read more
Keratosis: Most likely these are seborrheic keratoses - elevated, rough overgrowth of the epithelium common in aging. If you are young, they more likely are plugged glands in the skin in which the secretions have become dry, and oxidize on the surface turning grey-black. They can be expressed with a comedone extractor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left temple, left side of face (eyes, around nose, upper cheek) twitching. Nose hurts at top. Is this sinus issues?
Maybe but consider: May be sinus but may be other things like benihn fasiculations or neurological. Best to see your physician. ...Read more
Orbital infection: Yes, a sinus infection can cause eye swelling and redness. But usually it's because the infection is spreading to the tissues around the eye. This is considered one of the more serious complications of sinusitis. You should be seen and evaluated soon to get proper treatment for your condition. Wishing you the best. ...Read more
Many things.: These can be scars from old injuries. They can also be from things like blackheads and pimples from oil accumulation which did not rupture and were never fully removed. They may just be tha way your face/forhead develops with age and whatever tension you went through in life. ...Read more
Pain in forehead above the eye brow on right side of face, pressure in nose and white fuzzy patch gone past vision. What could this be? Head hurts
Sinus problem: Your pain may be due to congestion of the frontal sinuses, especially on the right ...Read more
Touching my scalp about 3inchs above my right eye causes teeth , face and neck pain on same side ?
Supraorbital Nerve: The supraorbital nerve is a sensory branch of the trigeminal nerve, and apparently touching a specific trigger point cause pain to radiate throughout the entire cranial nerve branch. You need to be physically evaluated by a local physician and neurologist for a proper diagnosis and treatment. All the best... https://code.google.com/p/ahuman/wiki/HumanNervesCranial ...Read more
Swollen, puffiness under eye at cheekbones. Is this due to blocked tear ducks? This is day 2; better but still puffy. I started a eye lash boost serum
You may have: allergic inflammation from pollen or mold or other air pollutants. Or you may have sinus infection or orbital swelling from congestion. Blocked tear ducts are typically one sided, as it is rare that you have a condition that will block both sides at the same time. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
I have puffiness under my eyes above cheekbones..Di i need fillers or plastic surgery...How can it be tightened?
Depends: Puffiness under the eyes can be caused by: loss of volume in the tear trough, bulging orbital fat, loose skin or flat cheekbones. Treatment is based on the cause. Fillers may replace lost volume, bulging fat and loose skin respond to surgical removal and malar (cheek) implants may improve a weak bone structure. See a competent surgeon with experience in cosmetic procedures of the eyelids. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Cool compresses: Depending on the cause of the swelling, cool or cold compresses can help a lot. If an infection is causing the swelling, further treatment may be needed. Blepharitis is a common cause of eyelid swelling, you can get more info: http://www.2020vision.Com/blepharitis.Html sinus and allergy problems can also be involved in this type of swelling. ...Read more
I have a puffy line under eye right around cheekbone and dark circles around eyes I have a picture but I don't know what it is or if it's serious?
Zygomatic Bone: Forms the zygomatic arch.Get a more detailed answer ›
Evaluation and x ray: Have it evaluated and x rays done. Go to the er if you cannot be quickly seen by your own doctor. ...Read more
Does this mean that: your Jaws is becoming locked in either an open or closed position? If yes, you could have temporomandibular joint dysfunction. An ENT physician or a dentist who specializes in this - may be able to help you. ...Read more
Is it normal if my left cheekbone is more prominent than my right one, and I find it looks obvious?
Facial asymmetry!: Your body is really quite asymmetric, one foot may be larger than the left, etc. Issues facial asymmetry are magnified, particularly with females. Check with your pcp and discuss this. If there is a severe difference you may have surgical oprtions, ie plastic surgeon, oral-maxillofacial surgeon, or ent. ...Read more
Diagnose first: The first and most important step is to see a healthcare provider to diagnose the type of fracture you have. If it is a non-displaced fracture, no treatment may be necessary. If there is displacement of the fracture, the location and type of fracture(s) can dictate what surgical approach will be used. Afterwards, healing is dependent upon a healthy diet and following postop instructions. ...Read more
Have cold with swollen lymphs, woke up with pain on/under one cheekbone, very painful, any relation to cold?
Possibly: Colds may cause swollen lymph nodes but not as much as bacterial infection. If the swollen node is under the angle of your jaw it may also be caused by an infected tooth or possibly a sinus infection. If your cold worsens or you get a fever then see your doctor. If the cold goes away and the node gets better then they were likely related. ...Read more
I wouldn't say I'm in pain but every day now I have what feels like burning in my cheekbone that keeps coming and going and it's starting to worry me?
It would be: reasonable to see a dentist and make certain there is no oral cavity or dental issue contributing to your symptoms. If everything is Ok the next step is a sinus evaluation by an ENT. If everything there is OK and you haven't developed a rash then it would be prudent to see a neurologist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Few options: After the nasal bone, the zygomatic is the second most common bone of the face to be fractured. Some cases are managed conservatively with prophylactic antibiotics. If there is greater than 50% of the orbital floor involved or double vision surgery is warranted. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trauma: Trauma results in temporary bruising and swelling. We can't determine over the internet what's occurring in your particular case. See your dentist and\or physician for an accurate and proper evaluation. ...Read more
Yes : Generally most underbite problems are characterized by a deficiency in the growth of the upper jaw which will give the appearance of a flatten "cheekbone" area and a large, protrusive lower jaw. Early treatment of these problems is recommended to avoid surgery later once growth has ceased. If you are already an adult, often you will need jaw surgery and braces to correct your underbite. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please: consult with a facial plastic surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
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