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Doctor insights on: Zygomatic Arch Tenderness

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If my zygomatic arch is fractured do I need to do anything?

If my zygomatic arch is fractured do I need to do anything?

Usually no.: For most bones on the body (including the face) if there are not displaced and stable then they do not required surgery. Only when bones are displaced or unstable will treatment be required. ...Read more

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I have a very small bump under my skin in what I think is the zygomatic arch. What could it be?

I have a very small bump under my skin in what I think is the zygomatic arch. What could it be?

Probably a cyst: This is probably a small cyst although you cannot make a diagnosis without an examination. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Ciould a zygomatic arch fracture be repaired after one week?

Ciould a zygomatic arch fracture be repaired after one week?

Maxillofacial: You may need to be evaluated by a plastic or maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a zygomatic arch fracture what will the doctor do?

I have a zygomatic arch fracture what will the doctor do?

Depends: The type of surgery required to correct your zgomatic arch fracture will depend on where the fracture is and any other bones involved. An isolated arch fracture can often be reduced by elevating the fracture through a small incision inside the mouth in the tissues between the cheek and upper jaw. A more significant fracture may require multiple approaches and the use of bone plates and screws. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats zygomatic arch bone deformations/fractures/dislocations?

What kind of doctor treats zygomatic arch bone deformations/fractures/dislocations?

Maxillofacial: The most thoroughly trained doctors for this would be plastic surgeons who have completed a Craniofacial Surgery fellowship or Oral Surgeons who go on to Maxillofacial surgery fellowships. Otolaryngologists may also have special training in this area. Good luck. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats zygomatic arch bone deformations/fractures/dislocations?

What type of doctor treats zygomatic arch bone deformations/fractures/dislocations?

Zygoma: Cheek bone fracture tx depends on the extent of the fracture. If minor & with no dislocation, painkillers & soft diet is recommended. If displaced fracture, a surgeon does the wiring of the bone, which can be an ENT surgeon, a plastic surgeon or general surgeon. ...Read more

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Hard pea lump just above tmj condyle. I think zygomatic arch. Fixed but slightly flexi. On off facial pain and eye pain on that side for yrs. Related?

Hard pea lump just above tmj condyle. I think zygomatic arch. Fixed but slightly flexi. On off facial pain and eye pain on that side for yrs. Related?

Trigenminal Nerve: Although the anatomic points are separated by 4-5 cm. This sounds like and old blow to the head. It must have injured a branch if the Trigeminal nerve causing a neuroma- a benign nerve tumor. It is not to worry. Be grateful that you did not have a more significant Trigeminal nerve problem-a real severe pain called a tic doloreaux.. ...Read more

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After a surgical repair of a zygomatic arch fracture 2 weeks ago, how should recovery go as far as mobility of the jaw? When should it improve?

After a surgical repair of a zygomatic arch fracture 2 weeks ago, how should recovery go as far as mobility of the jaw? When should it improve?

Zygoma Fracture: Zygomatic arch fractures can impinge the lower jaw causing decreased mobility. After surgical repair there is swelling that can hinder jaw motion for a few weeks. Your jaw motion should be improving soon. Discuss this issue with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Right behind the arch of my right foot is very tender and hurts to walk on most of the time?

Right behind the arch of my right foot is very tender and hurts to walk on most of the time?

Plantar fascitis: Oftentimes the fascia (tissue that connects tendons and muscles to the bone gets irritated. This can be treated with an injection, sometimes steroids or analgesia. Consult an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What might cause foot tenderness on the inside, above the arch area of my foot between ball and top? I can still exercise, but feel the tenderness on occasion. Only 'painful' when I massage the area. Has been bothering me for over a month.

From: From the limited information you provided, it's hard to give you a definitive diagnosis. There is a long list of possibilities of what can cause pain in the area you describe.

Needless to say, your best bet is to see a podiatrist or orthopedist, have it x-rayed, and get a diagnosis. Only then can an effective treatment be put in place. ...Read more

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What causes one sharp pain in the xyphoid process area? After that the area was tender. Happened while lying on stomach arched up to read.

What causes one sharp pain in the xyphoid process area? After that the area was tender. Happened while lying on stomach arched up to read.

Costochondritis: You likely irritated the cartilage attached to the xiphoid, called costochondrotis. Don't do activities that aggravate that area and take NSAIDs if you can. ...Read more

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Calf cramps and numbness r leg. Arch cramps. Sometimes tender to touch. Slightly collapsed arch history of sciatica. Dr doesn't think clot. Causes?

Calf cramps and numbness r leg. Arch cramps. Sometimes tender to touch. Slightly collapsed arch history of sciatica. Dr doesn't think clot. Causes?

Ligament injury: The ligaments that support the arch or your feet are damaged. They can make the back pain worse.

Prolotherapy can deal with the problems and force the body to heal and relieve the pains.

Visit www. Getprolo. Com, www. Proloshot. Com, or www. Aaomed. Org for information and to find a doctor tro help you get out of pain. ...Read more

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Can a calf muscle over compensating for a collapsing foot arch be tender to the touch? Anxiety makes me worry clot but no basis other than calf sore

Can a calf muscle over compensating for a collapsing foot arch be tender to the touch? Anxiety makes me worry clot but no basis other than calf sore

Yes: Muscles in the calf can be overworked trying to compensate for a foot that overpronate blood clots in your age group are not common. Have you recently taken a long flight where you were not moving for quite a while? ...Read more

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Chronic pain in arch of foot. All day and night. Shoes or barefoot. Tender to touch. Calf seems to be getting weaker. Access navicular, tendon area?

Chronic pain in arch of foot. All day and night. Shoes or barefoot. Tender to touch. Calf seems to be getting weaker. Access navicular, tendon area?

Either: Lantar fascitiis or posterior tibial tendonitis would be my diagnosis. I've the arch, wear an arch support, antiinflammatory I'd not contraindicated. Stretching is good. ...Read more

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Calf is achey. History of sciatica. The arch of foot seems to be collapsing with weigh. A little tender to touch. No swelling, heat, or redness. Cause?

Calf is achey. History of sciatica. The arch of foot seems to be collapsing with weigh. A little tender to touch. No swelling, heat, or redness. Cause?

Its All Related: Back is related to how the arch fell in your foot resulting in knee joints changing position that results in hip issues then translating to stress in your spine resulting in pieced nerves causing your sciatica. That's said, likely improving your arch with support/orthotic will help reduce the back pain. Remember this will not happen overnight but will take time and your feet will hurt initially. ...Read more

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Feeling "pulling" in arch of foot when walking. Tender arch. I am flat-footed. Is this plantar fasciitis? Home treatments? Podiatrist copay is $50. : (

Feeling "pulling" in arch of foot when walking. Tender arch. I am flat-footed. Is this plantar fasciitis? Home treatments? Podiatrist copay is $50. : (

Sounds like but: Sounds like it, but plantar fasciitis is not the only condition that can create pain in the arch. Tendon dysfunction, tendon tear, foot sprain, nerve entrapment or even fracture are some of the conditions thay can create pain in the arch. The co-pay is nothing if you consider how much it would be if you leave something untreated. ...Read more

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Sciatica or clot? Crampy calf occasional pain in arch and down from hip. No redness swelling tenderness to touch. Walking doesn't worsen after longtrip

Sciatica or clot? Crampy calf occasional pain in arch and down from hip. No redness swelling tenderness to touch. Walking doesn't worsen after longtrip

Generally you can't: Unless you have a fever or swollen limb which may suggest a clot more than sciatica otherwise not very specific. I would suggest ruling out the clot first and then workup the sciatica issue afterwards. ...Read more

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Why would the arch of my foot be sore?

Why would the arch of my foot be sore?

Plantar fascitis: Common complaint of pain in the arch is due to an irritation of the plantar fascial band. Try wearing a good supportive shoe and stretching before you get out of bed. ...Read more

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Very sore stiff bottoms of feet (along the arch) when first walking on feet in morning. Stand on feet all day at work.

Very sore stiff bottoms of feet (along the arch) when first walking on feet in morning. Stand on feet all day at work.

Plantar fasciitis: This is likely inflammation of the tendons and muscles on the bottom of your feet. Medical name plantar fasciitis. Stretching exercises, ice therapy, and taking an anti inflammatory medication OTC is a good first line treatment. If no improvement after 2-3 weeks go to your doctor for evaluation. Another risk factor is poorly fitting shoes or obesity. ...Read more

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The arches of my feet get sore when I jump rope? Why is that?

The arches of my feet get sore when I jump rope? Why is that?

Lack of support: This is usually caused by shoes that do not fit properly or have poor arch support that will cause a strain of the plantar fasciia, which is a ligament that covers and protects the bottom of your foot. See your podiatrist for orthotics and examination. ...Read more

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My palatoglossal arch is really sore. What is this?

My palatoglossal arch is really sore. What is this?

Infection: Frequently an infection will cause this area of your throat to be sore. Also, chronic post-nasal drip can cause this. Try rinsing your nose out thoroughly with saline solution and see if that helps. ...Read more

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My palatoglossal arch on the right side has been bright red and sore for about 4 days. What would be causing this?

My palatoglossal arch on the right side has been bright red and sore for about 4 days. What would be causing this?

See your dentist: Infection, burn or irritation to area including a cut.
should have it checked by a dentist or oral surgeon. Try salt water rinses although that may hurt. Spicy foods would irritate it also ...Read more

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How can I treat sore knees and fallen arches?

How can I treat sore knees and fallen arches?

Try arch supports: Get a pair of over the counter arch supports and make sure your shoes are in good repair. If these measures do not provide enough relief, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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How come when I jump rope the arches of my feet get sore after a couple minutes?

How come when I jump rope the arches of my feet get sore after a couple minutes?

Likely: They need support. Wear an orthotic or arch support when performing this excercise next time. ...Read more

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I have a pain in the arch of my left foot just in front of my heal. It is sore in the morning and after long days on it. How do I prevent/treat?

I have a pain in the arch of my left foot just in front of my heal. It is sore in the morning and after long days on it. How do I prevent/treat?

Plantar fasciitis: Heel and arch pain are common especially if you stand for long periods of time or walk in flat shoes. The best shoes would be good running shoes. Bare feet, flip flops, and other flat shoes should be avoided. The pain usually doesn't appear until the next morning and can be relieved by stretching. Stretching exercises for the calf muscles and anti inflammatory meds should help. ...Read more