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Lump under cheek bone, like a firm sac, runs in direction diagonally from ear to mouth deep down. Could it be anything to do with a tooth/jaw infectio?

11 doctors weighed in
3 doctors agree

In brief: Sure...

It just might be associated with an infection of a tooth or your gums.
But to know for sure, you'll have to visit a local dentist. Make the call for an appointment.

In brief: Sure...

It just might be associated with an infection of a tooth or your gums.
But to know for sure, you'll have to visit a local dentist. Make the call for an appointment.
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

That's a very likely possibility.
See your dentist as soon as possible as infections can spread quickly and cause serious complications.

In brief: Yes

That's a very likely possibility.
See your dentist as soon as possible as infections can spread quickly and cause serious complications.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Definitely, yes

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.

In brief: Definitely, yes

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.
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Dr. Sherly Alex
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Number of things..

There are a number of causes for this.
You would want to visit with a dentist first to rule out the possibility of a dental infection. Your dentist will refer you to an ENT if there are other signs such as sinus or salivary infection that needs further evaluation.

In brief: Number of things..

There are a number of causes for this.
You would want to visit with a dentist first to rule out the possibility of a dental infection. Your dentist will refer you to an ENT if there are other signs such as sinus or salivary infection that needs further evaluation.
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