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Face is sore and slightly swollen on the right side from the bottom of my cheek bone to my jaw line. Its very tender and feels bruised. What could be?

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Dr. Louise Andrew
Emergency Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Face swelling danger

With this pattern, if you have not had an injury, you could have an infection coming either from a tooth or sinus now involving the overlying skin.
This is not a safe situation, and you should be seen today if possible. Infections can spread rapidly and you probably need to be on antibiotics. Good luck!

In brief: Face swelling danger

With this pattern, if you have not had an injury, you could have an infection coming either from a tooth or sinus now involving the overlying skin.
This is not a safe situation, and you should be seen today if possible. Infections can spread rapidly and you probably need to be on antibiotics. Good luck!
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Dr. Manuel Trujillo, jr.
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Could be many things

It could be many things.
A detailed history taken by a medical professional will help to narrow the possibilities.

In brief: Could be many things

It could be many things.
A detailed history taken by a medical professional will help to narrow the possibilities.
Dr. Manuel Trujillo, jr.
Dr. Manuel Trujillo, jr.
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