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I have my left cheek swollen from inside

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I have my left cheek swollen from inside

Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I will be helping you out with your concerns today.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
My left cheek is to painful
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Can tell me what is it
Customer: replied 7 months ago.

Does not seem likely to be anything serious.

There are two possibilities:

1. It could be an infection of one of the teeth in your oral cavity.

2. There could be a blockage in one of your salivary glands --- the parotid gland --- which could be causing the infection.

You will likely require an antibiotic to have this treated.

I would recommend that you be seen for this and be treated.

Meanwhile, I would recommend using over-the-counter ibuprofen 200 mg three to four times a day for pain.

I would definitely recommend that you should see your GP for further evaluation

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Ohk thanks

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