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Upper Cheek Acne
Some thoughts...: Persistent chapped lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using Hydrocortisone cream, plus vaseline or Aquaphor to moisturize. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more
Acne: The benzoyl peroxide will help but you will likely need Clindamycin to use as well they have a prescription combination that works very well. If it is really a severe case you may need retin a (tretinoin). See your family doctor and they will refer you to a dermatologist if you need the extra help. Good luck. Make sure you clean the skin really well before you use the acne cream. Hang in there. ...Read more
Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
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
Constant pain and tingling sensation on one side of face - pain from eyebrow, cheekbone, ear, jaw, and tingling upper lip around nostril and in cheek.
Tiny fleshcolored bump clusters on upper cheeks &surrounds eyes, eyebrows &entire forehead.Not itchy noswelling.No change in makeupor anything not acne?
Keratosis Pilaris: Please see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Tooth abscess: An abscess is an infection and infections can spread and cause serious complications. Set up an appointment with a dentist as soon as possible. This requires professional help. If your face starts swelling, you have a fever or other complication and you can't get to a dentist off hours, go to 14/7 medical facility or the ER of a hospital. Best advice is see a dentist asap! ...Read moreSee 21 more doctor answers
Waxing Effects: You ask a good question. While waxing is a very popular method of hair removal, there is not much discussion of the potential side effects of repeated waxing over time. While waxing is generally considered safe and effective, it may result in repeated skin trauma in the form of minor burns and peeling of the outer skin layer. This can result in thickening of the skin and cause fine lines. ...Read more
I got tension on left face, canine teeth, upper lower lip, left tongue, muscle feels tight on tmj, mild pain around ear. is this TMJ?
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
Trauma: You traumatized your tissue while shaving and this area should heal quickly, a week or so. ...Read more
Call your doctor: Best to call your doctor, so you can be evaluated to see what is causing the swelling on your right side of your face and your lips. It's not normal to have swelling on one side, as there may be m dental implications as well. So this has to be investigated further by your doctor. Depending on your medical, family, trauma, social, sexual histories, s/he will be able to put it altogether for you to determine the diagnosis, and treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have acne on my chin & forehead and some acne scars on my cheeks. Cheap acne face wash to get rid of it fast?
Upper infected tooth removed. Xray showed swelling around sinuses. Tingle/pain in cheeks & lower jaw. Headache, face puffy, high white blood cells.
Dental abscess: A tooth abscess won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. Rec. See your dentist asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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