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Swelling on lower jaw and side of face. Feeling pressure in ears. What to do?

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swelling on lower jaw and side of face. feels hard I can feel pressure in my ear.
Posted Wed, 13 Nov 2013 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by Dr. Polash Sannigrahi 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Kindly provide a few details & attach a picture

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for your query.

Regarding the symptoms of swelling on lower jaw and side of face and sensation of pressure in ear, kindly let us know about the following:

1. Since how many days you are having these symptoms?
2. Any episode of recent acute illness?
3. Any history of injury or trauma to the jaw or head and neck region?
4. Is there is significant past history of systemic disease like Diabetes, Hypertension, Thyroid disorder, etc. ?
5. Any other associated features like pain, difficulty in jaw movements, numbness, dizziness, visual disturbances, nausea, difficulty in hearing, discharge from ear, etc.?
6. Any history of prolonged intake of certain medications?

A knowledge of the above mentioned questions will be helpful for us to understand your concern better & formulate an appropriate management plan.

If possible, kindly upload a picture of the swelling you have mentioned in your post. You have a feature for the same on the right side of this query page for the same.

Hoping to hear from you soon.
Take care.
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