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Upper Cheek Swelling
Face swelling: Many possibilities and you need to see your doctor to diagnosis the problem and help you get over what is troubling you. ...Read more
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
The left cheek is swollen and so are my gums. I believe something I ate is in my gums. Is there anything I can do at home to get rid of the swelling?
I had basil cells burnt off yesterday with liquid nitrogen. Today I woke up with a swelling under my eye and now 10 hrs later whole cheek is swollen.
See your dentist: You need to see your dentist or physician for an exam asap. ...Read more
Rapid cheek swelling ?One day my face and cheeks are normal, the next day its normal too, only in the afternoon, my cheeks are fatter, no weight gain.
Allergies?: Lower eyelids and cheek swelling is a problem for many people. One of the most common causes is eye allergies. If you know you have allergies or if your eyes itch you probably have eye allergies. There are some very good over the counter drops, like Patanol (olopatadine) that work well to reduce swelling. It is also helpful to watch your salt intake. ...Read more
Yup: An infection from a non-vital tooth can spread into your bone and soft tissues. Please call a local dentist and have it promptly treated. Swelling may also be coming from a periodontal infection. ...Read more
I have some discomfort in my right jaw and cheek swelling. Started when i was eating? No signs of abcess or anything unusual?
Comorbidity: Two separate conditions. 1. Prostatitis is a condition that involves inflammation of the prostate and sometimes the area around it. 2. Dental infection due to tooth abscess, gum abscess or combination of both. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
My left bottom wisdom tooth is coming but is scarping my cheek,and cant barely eat due to my cheek,anything to use for the cheek swelling?
Wisd tooth extracted2days ago,on medication,gum swelling subsided but cheek swelling did not,pain comes back strong when medication wears off,normal?
Post nasal drip/facial swelling around the nose/mild cheek swelling. No other symptoms. Any clue?
Drainage and swellin: Your symptoms are most likely allergy related with 'allergic shiner' facies. However, facial swelling is unusual with allergies, unless severe (or angioedema). If the cheek swelling is on one side only then I'm even more concerned about sinusitis or something 'weird' in your nose or sinuses. I recommend an ENT exam (by ENT) just to be safe. ...Read more
Can 1 sided facial swelling be caused by sinus issues. Left notril plugged up last night, right cheek swelling a bit.I saw the dentist 4 months ago.
Local anesthesia a week ago caused cheek swelling, and my mouth corner still isn't working right (smiling, whistling, etc.) is this permanent?
Cheek swelling years before doctors gave me anti allergic drugs through iv.Right moment drug entering body i felt severe itching on my groin.Any harm?
Could naproxen 500mg make facial/cheek swelling worse? If not, how long would it take to bring swelling down because of tmj?
No: Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory. Cheek swelling due to TMJ may respond to meds, hot or cold compresses, soft diet, occlusal splint, or other treatment modalities. You should start to see improvement in a few days. Best solution is to determine cause of dysfunction and address cause rather than just looking to mask symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers