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Painful cheek when touching it, it s been sore for

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Dr. Shinas Hussain

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2015

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Posted on Fri, 4 Jan 2019 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Painful cheek when touching it, it's been sore for over two weeks now.
Answered by Dr. Shinas Hussain 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
As a first line management you can apply triamcinolone mouth paste.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query.
It could be due to local inflammation or due to canker sore.
As a first line management you can apply triamcinolone mouth paste for symptomatic relief.
You can also take analgesics-anti inflammatory combination like aceclofenac-seratiopeptdase also.
Make sure that you don’t have any sharp teeth that make constant irritation.
You have to include more fruits and vegetables like citrus fruits for faster recovery.
If symptoms persists better to consult a dental surgeon and get evaluated.
Wishing all the best.
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