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... I usually hide my sunken temples with bangs too. :)_ I know its discouraging. But I think you are wise to get your teeth fixed first and then see what you can do about the sunken cheek. Who know - maybe getting your teeth fixed will help with sunkeness? Take care. (8 replies)
... My cheek however looks like someone took their thumb and made an indent and the skin didn't bounce back. ... (8 replies)
Ear pain
Apr 17, 2011
... I used to use the neti pot when I had several infections one year and then got lazy. I need to start again. Sounds like you have a rough time too. I would consider any treatments, but sadly my insurance has a $30 copay for everything and it is too expensive for me right now to do anything. I saw a TMJ specialist and would do work on me for $6500, so I just deal. Even my... (10 replies)

... Mine is like a lump on my muscle of my jaw. I already have pain, now he is saying I "may" have TMJ, and has me doing these face exercises for 2 weeks. ... (32 replies)
What is this now?
Feb 16, 2005
... ere a sinus infection, my lymph nodes were a little swollen, but nothing major. Ok, after 4 days of Amoxicillin, I still have awful sinus pain and this headache, cheek pain and of course ear pain, but the sides of my neck feel better. ... (2 replies)
... is inflammed and swollen it can make the cheek bone look larger. Also, if your muscles are often in spasm they can pull facial bones out of alignment. ... (2 replies)
... Hi buffster, I also have facial swelling, mostly on one side. My swelling is in the masseter muscle (cheek muscle) and the joint so the whole right side of my face is swollen. Heat followed by ice helps me. You can do this in cycles: 10 min heat/10 min ice and always end in ice. I do it while watching TV. The other thing that helps me with swelling is the therabite... (1 replies)
... woke up with no pain, but my cheek was noticeably swollen now. The swelling seems to be right over the masseter muscle. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Mountain r.----Just curious, what is your tmj dentist's strategy for having you wear an appliance in for 2 days, off for 2. I've never heard of treatment like that. I know what you mean about being leary of not wearing anything at night. I'm a huge clencher myself at night, and if I didn't wear anything, I think my dang jaw would break in two..:dizzy: not to mention, that's... (31 replies)
... I can't take any muscle relaxants because it would depress my breathing too much with my asthma meds. ... (31 replies)
... teeth are uncomfortable and feel out of place making it difficult to speak clearly. My cheeks feel swollen and tight. I often get the urge to "chew" on the inside of my cheek. ... (4 replies)
... Try sticking some gauze in between your cheek and teeth or in between your upper and lower teeth on the left side. Did the dr suggest you see a neuro for trimengial neuralgia. ... (1 replies)
... area has been swollen. After dealing with so many doctors, they finally said it is nothing to worry about. They said it was my mass muscle and protoid glad was enlarged. They said it could possible be caused by TMJ. For the last month it has been hurting me. Its even bothering my ear. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you all who have taken the time to post your symptoms! I have great peace just knowing I am not alone in feeling like this........ clogged ears numb nose muscle spasms in head, face, neck, back painful, painful headaches eye pain pain in teeth feeling spacey and dizzy deep pain in jaw joints on right side (3 replies)
Trigger points?
Oct 17, 2003
... in my face, and down my body, I am getting jumping shooting pains right down to my heels. My face is swollen around the right jawline and the masseter muscle in my right cheek is hardened. ... (4 replies)
... I have a node on the outside of my jaw aswell, and docters can't seem to agree whether it's a salivary duct stone or a swollen lymph node, but they do agree that removing it can only cause more problems in the long run. So I leave it there...as long as it it doesn't start to hurt. ... (11 replies)
... I have had this funny feeling in my left cheek for about 2 months, like as if I had stuffed some cotton back there a la Marlon Brando. It is also swollen. ... (11 replies)
... that he didn't know if he could help me if the joint was really bad. Again, why haven't I had more problems with the joint then. I have gotten an ache across my cheek bone on that side and I crack sometimes when I chew, but this seems to be coming from the muscle in my face. Elaine, can you hear your crepitus? ... (6 replies)
Hi Robyn-
Jul 18, 2003
... are swollen and painful too. ... (8 replies)
... Okay, I can open my mouth wide, but can not from side to side as the muscle on my cheek has atrphyed from the TMJ. ... (8 replies)




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