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Swelling on one side of the face can present itself in different parts of the face like a swollen cheek or eye. Common causes of swelling could be allergy symptoms on one side of the face, a facial injury, or a skin infection. Read below for more information on associated symptoms, other causes, and treatment options on how to reduce facial swelling on one side.
There are many causes for why one side of your face may be hurting. Usually pain on side of the face can be caused from sinus infection with can also lead to sinus headaches. Other causes include facial cellulitis, dental complications, or trauma from an injury.
Facial redness can be characterized by spidery blood vessels, thickened uneven skin around the nose, or flushed skin across the cheeks. These appearances are caused by dilated facial blood vessels due to an allergic reaction, aging, sun damage, long term dry skin, or infection.
The most common causes of facial swelling arise from a dental or skin infection, or an allergic reaction which can also cause hives, wheezing, and vomiting. Other causes of face swelling include dehydration, hormonal imbalance, or physical trauma to the face.
Bacterial sinusitis happens when bacteria enters your sinus cavity. It’s a very uncomfortable infection that causes swelling, nasal congestion, and face pain. It can last for weeks. Or go away only to come back. The right diagnosis is necessary to know if you need antibiotics or other treatments.
Jaw stiffness is often associated with pain, tenderness, or swelling, and be caused by a variety of conditions, including anatomy, inflammation-related causes, trauma-related causes, or excess stimulation. Read below to learn more about jaw stiffness and its causes.
Jaw clicking is almost always a sign of a misalignment of your teeth, your jawbones, or your jaw muscles. The temporomandibular joints TMJ is the jaw joint that is affected by teeth grinding, uneven stretching of facial muscles or misalignment of the temporal bones with the jaw bone. Read below on three categories of jaw clicking causes - muscular, skeletal, and dental - and at-home treatments you can take.
The most common causes for a painful jaw lump include temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ) or mononucleosis infection. Rare causes of painful bump under the chin are osteonecrosis of the jaw and fibrosarcoma. Read below for more information on causes of painful lump on the jaw and treatment options.
A swollen jaw could be a result of abnormalities within the structure of the jaw, issues with the teeth or gums, or swollen glands under the chin. Other swollen jaw causes include viral infections, like the mumps. a traumatic injury, or swollen lymph nodes under the jaw.
Jaw spasms, also known as trismus, is a common condition that can be caused by dental infection, dental damage, or trauma from an injury to the face, neck, or head. Locked jaw causes derive from temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ). Other causes for jaw twitching and cramping can come from taking certain medication. Learn more about this condition and treatment options below.