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Swelling In The Jaw Bone
Developed yesterday, (very slight cold battle going on couple days). Evening noticed swelling under jaw bones, glandular? Swelling very obvious, firm, left side sightly larger than right, gets bigger when eating, left side bigger. Not painful, tender, b
Swelling : Swelling under your tongue is very serious and can be caused by a number of factors, including dental problems. Have you had your teeth checked out? In any event, you must see a doctor immediately since this situation can escalate to a life threatening condition very, very quickly. It must be diagnosed and treated appropriately. See a doctor now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hard bone like lump on jaw .. It's under my third tooth from back bottom left ... Pain and swelling but it's been there a long time ? Pain now
A week ago, i was getting a deep cleaning done. The anethesia touched a vein and i got swelling. Now the swelling is gone but there is pain at the end of the jaw. I can't open my mouth as the bone hurts. What should I do?
Give it Time: This is not very common, but it does happen unfortunately. Make sure you see your dentist periodically to monitor the situation. It should resolve itself within the month. Over the counter pain/inflammation meds should help a lot. If it doesn't get better, or gets worse, you need to seek further treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there need to be concerned about a lump/swelling that continues to appear. No pain. Located under the jaw bone below ear. Fever 99 -100. Tyl not w?
Yes: Get checked. It could be infection but it could be something more serious like a tumor. If there is a mass that persists a few weeks with no symptoms and for no reason, it may need a scan and/or a biopsy. This is especially the case if there is a history of smoking and drinking or skin cancers for this part of the body. ...Read more
Had cheek swelling & bad tooth #11 infection. Weeks later, i did root canal.Symptoms i look for if infection speeded to the face or the bone in the jaw?
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 has been roughly a month since my wisdom teeth wereremoved. I am now having swelling, tenderness, and heat in my jaw area. Is it possible that my bone is infected?
Sudden BB sized swellings in floor of mouth and against jaw bone. Seem to decrease in size when waking and enlarge throughout the day.
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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