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nerve damage cause by the infection?

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Cheek bone pressure /tingling.
I am trying to get some information about some pressure/tingling sensations I have been having in my left cheekbone. At first I thought it was a chronic sinus issue, but after taking sinus medication, anti-biotics, the general pressure and cold tingling is still there. I am unsure if there has been nerve damage cause by the infection.


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replied June 16th, 2012
Sinusitis Answer A36125
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

If along with pain and tingling over your left cheek you have discomfort opening your mouth or while chewing, then this could be due to TMJ. Other possibilities are dental infection, cellulitis (infection under the skin), lymphedema (due to faulty lymph channel), sinusitis affecting the maxillary or cheek bone, or a deep seated cyst.
Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net please discuss these possibilities with your doctor and get this investigated. Hope this helps. Take care!


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