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Painful cheek when touching it, it s been sore for

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

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
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.
Thanks
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Brief Answer: As a first line management you can apply triamcinolone mouth paste. Detailed Answer: Hello, 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. Thanks