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Sandpaper Feeling On Inside Cheeks
On my right cheek I have a little patch were its like a sandpaper sort of feel when I touch with my tongue. Also I have little flaps of skin hanging?
See a dentist: Your dentist will determine what you should do. He or she may even refer you to a specialist. ...Read more
I have been under lot of stress, and my cheek has been tingly feeling on and off for a week. It makes me nervous. What else would be causing it?
Bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching) is a common symptom of stress. This can cause TMJ discomfort, which could include pain, tingling in or near the cheek and ear, chronic headaches and/or migraines.
If the symptoms get worse, or continue beyond 7-10 days, you should see your dentist or an ENT specialist for an examination. ...Read more
Several causes: The sensation to the cheek is provided by the trigeminal or fifth cranial nerve. The loss of sensation or numbness can be caused by neuropathy, ms, tumor or injury to the nerve. Occasionally dental problems can be associated with numbness. Please see your dr. If this persists. ...Read more
1 week I have feeling in my left cheek like someone is touching it feels like it sags but does not physically shoild go doc? No other issues
From your question I believe your talking about your face regarding left cheek. If you are have an odd sensation on your left cheek with some possible sagging. You should see your physician so that they can do a Cranial nerve examination and a general check up to see if there is some sort of issue that needs to be resolved. ...Read more
On my right cheek, I feel a weird sensation of itching all the time. It does not hurt but is an uncomfortable feeling and it is at the same point?
I woke up with an odd feeling in my cheek. It feels a bit swollen, & inside, I see 3 small red marks. Did I bite my cheek? Did something bad bite me?
Good guess but....: Yes, your guess about you biting your cheek is a very likely one, but without personally examining you, there's no way to know for sure. Wait it out and see if it goes away within a few days to a week or see a dentist just to be sure. ...Read more
I have a heavy pressure like feeling in my right cheek. Feels like it's drooping but it's not. I'm scared it's a bleed on the brain or something?
Right cheek feeling: This should be evaluated by a neurologist most likely. The 5Th cranial nerve controls the muscles of mastication and the 7Th the sensation to the face. Do you have numbness in your tongue? Is there pain assoc.? Do you bite your cheek? I can't give you a definitive answer without examining you and possibly evaluating an MRI. Seek attention. ...Read more
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Visit your dentist who will examine the "bad tooth" and make the determining as to what involvement of your left cheek means as far as the tooth is concerned. My guess is that they're related. My suggestion is:
Fix the tooth,
Fix the cheek,
Check under pillow
For Bonus this week!
May the Tooth Fairy find your house though you're considerably older than most of her clients. ...Read more
Happened a few times in the past few months. I get a sandpaper feel on my lips? Sometimes red and chapped feeling, what could this be?
I have a Very painful lump in my cheek that's getting worse. I have a feeling that it is a cheek abscess and I'm very worried. How are these treated?
By draining it: If you have an abscess, the way to treat it is to have it drained. This is a very quick and easy procedure. The doctor will numb up your skin and use a sterile scalpel to open the abscess. Once it drains you will feel 100% better! Please don't wait and suffer. It will only get worse and more painful. ...Read more
Need more info: If it is really bothersome you should go get checked. Not enough information given. ...Read more
Sometimes insie of bottom feels sore like swelling, like sandpaper feeling after doing no.2. What could be the reason?
Left side of cheek has a numb feeling that comes and goes. Started happening after a lot of stress/anxiety. What could cause this?
I'm having pain in my upper left butt cheek right near the top. It's like a pinching feeling if you will? Leg keeps giving way and v painful
Getting an itch feeling on the face specially chin&cheek part followd by red color (spots) on tat place & goes off aftr sometime. Wat reason & solution?
Reasons vary: This is not clear but if you are continuing to put on the mometasone cream you could be having steroid acne. Would not apply to face very long. If you are doing this, would stop and consult a doc. Other reasons might be the makeup you are using, makeup remover or some type of astringent. Your face may be very dry. ...Read more
My baby isn't feeling well and has spots on the inside of his cheek. What could be causing these spots? Is this serious enough to bring him to doctor?
Mouth has been feeling 'full' or swollen. Right inner cheek is swollen, has been for about 3 months now. What could this be?
Woke up this morning with a abrasion feeling on the right side of my face, from the eyebrow down to my cheek. You cannot see it, any clues?
Unclear: Did you sleep on your arm or did you face rest on something hard? The cause is not clear but might be from pressure during the night. It also could be a feeling that preceeds the breakout of some type of rash. This might include shingles. If no rash or outbreak shows up then I would not worry. If it persist see your doc. ...Read more
Have been feeling tingly numb sensation in face, makes skin feel tight. As if skin had been rubbed with ice. Cheek skin looks striated sometimes.
Possibly swelling: You should bring your symptoms up with all doctors that are giving you medication. The finding could be a warning that your migraine is about to start, it could be medication-related, and with the description of the strea it could be that you have intermittent swelling of that area with numbness when swollen and the stria when not. You need to be seen when you are having symptoms. ...Read more
I'm getting fluttering type feeling on top of my right cheek just under my eye...it comes and goes.
I get a numb sensation on left side of cheek but I still have feeling when I touch it. The doctor said it's anxiety how can that be?
Anxiety can: Manifest in numbness but it is essential that you see your doc to rule out medical conditions. After that, consider the help of a mental health professional for stress management training. Peace and good health. See www. Relaxationresponse. Org for some self-help. ...Read more
Why has my left cheek/lower lip had a numb feeling the last week or so. I can feel touch but just the feeling of my face is that numb feeling?
Face, lip numb: Possibilities: facial nerve neuralgia 2nd multiple sclerosis, varicella Zoster or other virus infection, hypocalcemia, parotid gland tumor, stroke, contact with anesthetic agent and many other etiologies. You should see a neurologist and be examined properly and have blood work done too. ...Read more
Right cheek has numb/burning sensation for a week, better in morning, came on gradually, feels like numbed by dentist, still has feeling and mobility?
ENT doc: Uncommon symptoms. See ENT doc for exam/assessment. ...Read more
I was diagnosed oral sub mucous fibrosis. Cheek and now feeling better on cheek but now it started on left sidr of tongue. What should I do to stop/pre?
Advice: Biopsy by doc to rule out cancer. No chewing areca nut (also known as betel nut) and tobacco, minimizing consumption of spicy foods, maintaining proper oral hygiene, supplementing the diet with foods rich in vitamins A, B complex, and C and iron, forgoing hot fluids like tea, coffee, forgoing alcohol
Dentist to smooth sharp teeth and extract third molars.
Regular exam by oral surgeon. ...Read more
Help please! My bestfriend slept over last night. She left my house at 9am & at 11am, started feeling ill & began throwing up at 5pm tonight. She kissed me on the cheek goodbye. Can I catch this?!
Inside of mouth feels like sandpaper. Dry feeling as well. No pain or irritation whatsoever and been a week. Should I see my doctor ASAP?
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