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What can cause lymph node swelling on left side of neck and jaw line? No other symptoms other than some mild weakness. Is this concerning?

What can cause lymph node swelling on left side of neck and jaw line? No other symptoms other than some mild weakness. Is this concerning?

Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for a lump at that location, so i would recommend a thorough evaluation by your physician. Possible causes include swollen lymph nodes, benign skin cysts, salivary gland swelling, congenital cysts, or rare tumors. Factors such as location, size, and duration make some of these more or less likely. Lymph node swelling is very common in response to local infection. ...Read more

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Experiencing muscle weakness/cramps /Aches in jaw, arms, shoulders, legs (both sides) 6 days and no other symptoms what could this be?

Experiencing muscle weakness/cramps /Aches in jaw, arms, shoulders, legs (both sides) 6 days and no other symptoms what could this be?

Cramps: Such diffuse cramping of multiple muscles raises the question of deficiencies of calcium, magnesium ,sodium or potassium. Your physician can order the appropriate tests in order to check for these conditions. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have my whole jaw built up in a chin augmentation? My chin and jaw are both very small and weak--can both be built up at the same time when i get chin augmentation? .

Is it possible to have my whole jaw built up in a chin augmentation? My chin and jaw are both very small and weak--can both be built up at the same time when i get chin augmentation?

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There : There are many different types of lower jaw implants available. There are extended anatomic shaped chin implants that can give a more squared appearance of the chin region. If the sides of the jawline are weak as well, there are implants that can be placed in this region as well (gonial angle). You may be a better candidate for mandibular advancement surgery in which the bone of the mandible is advanced forward. Consult a plastic surgeon or oral surgeon experienced in these procedures. Best of luck to you. www.natureredefined.com. ...Read more

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What can be done for weak jaw muscles?

What can be done for weak jaw muscles?

Physical therapy: There are several different types of physical therapy that can be done to increase the strength of your jaw muscles. Consult your dentist. ...Read more

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Can a lower jaw expansion fix a weak chin if it fixes my teeth?

Can a lower jaw expansion fix a weak chin if it fixes my teeth?

Chin Augmentation: To answer your question one would need to be evaluated by an othodontist and a Maxalfacial surgeon. Implants in the chin, can be helpful. ...Read more

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What plastic surgery is best to correct a weak jaw line, I am young and not fat, but I have no jaw contours.

What plastic surgery is best to correct a weak jaw line, I am young and not fat, but I have no jaw contours.

Implants/fillers: A small mandible (jaw bone) can be safely and permanently treated with chin and angle of jaw implants. Chin is by far the most common and very satisfying to my patients. Some patients like to "try it on" and fillers (juvederm and radiesse) are great temporary solution. I prefer to utilize computer imaging prior to any treatment to allow my patients to visualize realistic goals before committing. ...Read more

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Jaw / foot numbness and weakness, is there a connection between the two?

Jaw / foot numbness and weakness, is there a connection between the two?

See neurologist: Jaw and foot numbness are usually not related as part of a clinical picture. Numbness in general is a sign of a neurological problem. Jaw numbness involves a cranial nerve and foot numbness lumbar nerves. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an overbite, i've had braces but my lower jaw is 'weak/underdeveloped'?

What to do if I have an overbite, i've had braces but my lower jaw is 'weak/underdeveloped'?

Skeletal Overbite: See an Orthodontist first for preliminary consultation, imaging and treatment options for skeletal overbite. The lack of coordination between the orthodontist and the oral surgeon will lead to a compromised result. ...Read more

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