Pain On Face

Pain on the face often occurs as a result of headaches and injuries. The other causes are nerve conditions, jaw and dental problems, infections, and ulcers. Applying ice packs helps to provide some relief.

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Why does my nephew feel pain while resting or sleeping on the left side of his face after surgical removal of the left salivary gland which had a tumor?

Query: Hello doctor, My nephew had a tumor on the left side of his face in the submandibular gland region eight months back. He visited a nearby clinic, where the doctor advised FNAC for the tumor. After reviewing the biopsy reports, he advised him to take some antibiotics, he developed an intolerance to t...  Read Full »

Dr. Florilyn Joyce Chulsi Bentrez

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I see it is indeed a difficult case. I suggest you also give a trial to anti-Koch's medications (antitubercular medications). I am thinking of it as a differential diagnosis, given the duration, location, and biopsy results. Please continue...  Read Full »

Why do I have persistent pain on the left side of the face?

Query: Hi doctor,I think my sinus infection causes pain in my teeth. The pain is relieved only when I hold an ice cube in the mouth. I have severe pain in the entire left side of the face without the ice. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. As per your history of pain, it is relieved only when you keep cold water or ice in your mouth. It is a typical feature of end-stage reversible pulpitis (inflammation of the pulp). The cold water causes vasoconstriction and reduces blood fl...  Read Full »

What is the reason for recurrent pain in the left side of my face when I swallow liquids?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 27 year old male in good physical shape, doing workouts every day. My weight is 90 kg and my height is 170 cm. About four months ago, I started to feel a sharp pain on the left side of my face, above my left eye when I swallow liquids. The pain is not intense, but rather I feel...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. Firstly, I feel your neurologist was right to prescribe you Lyrica (Pregabalin) although it did not help you in gaining control over the pain. Secondly, finding the etiology of a sharp pain over the left eye is quite impo...  Read Full »

What can cause constant soreness on the left side of the head and face?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a constant sore pain on the left side of my head. The pain seems to be like I have hit myself into something. It seems to be sore and tender. It is present along the left side of the face also. I have constant ringing in my left ear. I also have some electric shock behind the oc...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The possible causes are fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome or vitamin D deficiency or B12 deficiency or migrainous headache. It is difficult to confirm the condition until the examination is done. You can take tablet Naproxen 250 mg twice a day for five days. ...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain on my face?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having pain in my right side of the face between the temple and cheekbone. I am getting a stabbing pain when I press there. I am also suffering from sinus and taking Sinarest and antibiotic. What can I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do you have a CT scan of your paranasal sinus (PNS)? If you have sinusitis, then you have to continue antibiotic and decongestant for at least a week. Also, you need to take a steroid nasal spray along with decongestant nose drop. Chronic sinusitis has to be op...  Read Full »

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