Head & Face
Jaw pain, an aching pain in your jaw, ear, and/or face when chewing or attempting to open and close your mouth, can occur on the right or left side. Learn more.
Finding a hard scalp bump may be concerning, but in most cases, it’s not serious. Some causes could be a skin condition, injury, infection, or abnormal cell growth.
A sore scalp can be caused by infected hair follicles, scalp pimples, or tension from certain hairstyles that may pull the hair too tight. Other causes include trauma from a head injury, or underlying skin condition like eczema or cellulitis.
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.
Understand your face pain symptoms with Buoy, including 10 causes and common questions concerning your face pain.
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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 sensation of face tingling is most commonly caused by anxiety or a panic attack. Tingling and numbness in the face can also be caused by nerve sensitivity or damage, known as Bell's Palsy.
Causes of crawling sensations on the scalp include delusional infestations, hallucination, substance abuse, a parasitic infestation, side effects from medication, or neurologic issues.
Understand your headache symptoms with Buoy, including 10 causes and common questions concerning your headache.
Headache relief, including medication, natural and therapeutic remedies for ordinary headaches (i.e. tension headaches) or other common types of headaches including sinus and migraine headaches. Learn about the different approaches to alleviate your headache symptoms and how to determine when medical care may be appropriate for your condition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Painful scalp bumps are usually not serious and easily treatable. The common culprit is inflammation from eczema or acne. Infected hair follicles or allergens from shampoos or hair products can also cause painful and itchy bumps on the scalp.
Severe headaches can be caused by headache syndromes, medication overuse, underlying medical conditions, decreased/increased pressure and arterial problems.
Understand your severe jaw pain symptoms, including 7 causes & common questions.
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Thunderclap headache symptoms include nausea, vomiting, loss of consciousness & weakness. Learn about the serious thunderclap headache causes and risk factors.
Sinus pain can be painful and debilitating. It's usually caused by a viral infection and often improves within two or three weeks. Here are 5 common reasons why your sinuses may hurt, how to treat them at-home and when it’s time to see a doctor.
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.
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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.
Allergies and lack of sleep are the most common culprits, but conditions such as hypothyroidism can also make the under-eye area look dark. There are several types of treatments available, ranging from eye cream to advanced procedures like chemical peels.
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.