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My son is 5 and for the past 3 days he has been complaining about his left cheek hurting today he can hardly eat hurts open his mouth swollen inside?

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: He might need to

See his dentist for possible tooth abscess.
Or you can see his pediatrician first to treat the infection. You can give him Motrin for pain and swelling .

In brief: He might need to

See his dentist for possible tooth abscess.
Or you can see his pediatrician first to treat the infection. You can give him Motrin for pain and swelling .
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Infection?

Most common things for that age are infections.
He needs to be taken to his pediatrician ASAP.

In brief: Infection?

Most common things for that age are infections.
He needs to be taken to his pediatrician ASAP.
Dr. Rony Gorges
Dr. Rony Gorges
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology

In brief: M.D. visit

The underlying cause may be an infection and/or swollen glands.
He should be seen as soon as possible. If he is having trouble breathing, abnormal coloration or a change in his neurologic status, an ambulance transport is indicated.

In brief: M.D. visit

The underlying cause may be an infection and/or swollen glands.
He should be seen as soon as possible. If he is having trouble breathing, abnormal coloration or a change in his neurologic status, an ambulance transport is indicated.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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