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Pains in my face

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myusernameisnotmyusername Fri 12-Jan-18 21:23:30

Hi I keep getting pains in my face. Does anyone know what it could be? It seems to be in my cheekbones. And a bit of earache.

Footle Fri 12-Jan-18 22:28:17

Sinus trouble.

fatbottomgirl67 Fri 12-Jan-18 22:29:58

Got to be sinus pain. Bend over and if it gets worse there's your answer.

TheFishInThePot Fri 12-Jan-18 22:30:16

Sinus or dental issues.

highinthesky Fri 12-Jan-18 22:33:16

Diagram please.

Then we’ll be able to see if their is any obvious neuralgic component.

highinthesky Fri 12-Jan-18 22:33:40

^there I mean

Rudgie47 Fri 12-Jan-18 22:37:17

Teeth, go to the dentist for an xray.

myusernameisnotmyusername Fri 12-Jan-18 23:13:13

Thanks. I haven't really had a cold though that's why I'm a bit unsure. Although I seem to have a sinus infection every winter I haven't had blocked nose either.

esk1mo Sat 13-Jan-18 13:17:02

google TMJ, could it be that?

DeathByMascara Sat 13-Jan-18 13:18:07

How intense is the pain? I thought my trigeminal neuralgia was sinus pain but based on the fact I would happily have clawed my own face off to escape the pain, they diagnosed that instead.

Footle Sat 13-Jan-18 18:05:30

I thought not TMJ as it seems to be both sides of OP's face.

Hawkmoth Sat 13-Jan-18 18:06:31


myusernameisnotmyusername Sat 13-Jan-18 20:11:25

It's not that bad mascara. That sounds horrible though. It comes and goes but when it's bad it really hurts. I'm wondering if I'm grinding my teeth in my sleep as things at work have been stressful lately.

myusernameisnotmyusername Sat 13-Jan-18 20:13:57

I do get this strange pain under my jaw when I yawn as well. But had that for years. It's like the jaw locks and swells a bit.

esk1mo Tue 16-Jan-18 00:17:34

you can have TMJ on both sides of face, most people do.

needtogetfit Mon 22-Jan-18 15:45:43

Sounds like sinus infection.?

bananagrabber Mon 22-Jan-18 15:48:35

Sounds like TMJ to me, mine woke me up in agony one night. It went away soon enough though.

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