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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?

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?

Tingly cheek: 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

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My left cheek has been feeling numb for months what could it be?

My left cheek has been feeling numb for months what could it be?

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

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What does a feeling of burning sensation on my left face cheek?

What does a feeling of burning sensation on my left face cheek?

Nerve irritation?: Irritated nerve due to multiple causes, e.g. Viral infection, tm joint, dental irritation/infection, tumor, lyme disease, bell's palsy, other causes. See md first, maybe dentist after. ...Read more

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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

See doctor: Hello Andre
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

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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?

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?

Paresthesia: Chronic paresthesia may result from poor circulation, nerve irritation, neuropathy, or many other conditions and causes. There is no known long-term physical effect from paresthesia (although its underlying conditions may have various effects). ...Read more

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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?

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

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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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I have this sandpaper feeling bumps down one side of penis, what could be wrong?

I have this sandpaper feeling bumps down one side of penis, what could be wrong?

Here are some. ..: The question is like a pun because of no specific characteristics of the lesion although clinically it may present a mole, wart, lichen, etc. So, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, and progress over time of the lesion to Doc for analysis, physicals, tests?, or possible biopsy so to confirm the possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx / care. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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I have a bad tooth and now my left cheek gets a tingle feeling and a pain in my head?

I have a bad tooth and now my left cheek gets a tingle feeling and a pain in my head?

See dentist: 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

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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?

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?

Chapped lips?: Could it simply be chapped lips from mouth breathing, cold weather, central heat drying them out, or lip licking?
Are you using something like petroleum jelly, Burt's Bee's or Carmex, etc. At night to soften them? ...Read more

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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?

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

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Sometimes insie of bottom feels sore like swelling, like sandpaper feeling after doing no.2. What could be the reason?

Sometimes insie of bottom feels sore like swelling, like sandpaper feeling after doing no.2. What could be the reason?

Hemorrhoids: Or an anal fissure are the two most likely causes. Avoid toilet paper and use flush able baby wipes, lots of water, fiber. A surgeon can be a good doctor for this. ...Read more

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Left side of cheek has a numb feeling that comes and goes. Started happening after a lot of stress/anxiety. What could cause this?

Left side of cheek has a numb feeling that comes and goes. Started happening after a lot of stress/anxiety. What could cause this?

Numbness: If this only happens when you are stressed then it could be simply due to the anxiety.

If there are other things that bring it on then you should probably see a neurologist to rule out anything dangerous. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Maybe thrush: If the 'spots" are whitish and don't wipe off easily, it may be thrush. If he isn't acting right, you should get him to his pediatrician for evaluation, regardless of whether it is thrush or something else. (thrush needs a prescription anti-yeast medicine, by the way.). ...Read more

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What do I do? I have this weird feeling in my cheek after tooth extraction.?

See ur surgeon: Can't tell you why you have a 'weird" feeling.... Could be a pulled muscle, could be inflammation from the injection, could be something else. It needs to be physically evaluated, and you are under the care of a dentist... Give them a call for a follow up. ...Read more

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Mouth has been feeling 'full' or swollen. Right inner cheek is swollen, has been for about 3 months now. What could this be?

See your dentist: If you have any oral swelling, even asymptomatic and it does not clear in 3-4 weeks, see your dentist for consultation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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

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I'm getting fluttering type feeling on top of my right cheek just under my eye...it comes and goes.

I'm getting fluttering type feeling on top of my right cheek just under my eye...it comes and goes.

See a doctor: Sometimes people can have some muscle twitching of their cheek muscles that can be related to a imbalance in the minerals and salts in their blood, and it would be worthwhile for you to get checked out and possibly some Labs drawn by your primary doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

Pre cancerous: 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

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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?

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?

Worth investigating: Make appointments with both your physician and yor Dentist. Take list of meds, including OTC vitamins, drinks, and supplements. Any change inactivity, job, exercise? ...Read more