Facial Pain

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Maxwell J. Nanes, DO

Emergency department

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Sanshiro Kato, MD

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  • Pain and swelling between eyebrows

  • Pain in the upper jaw when I press on it

  • My face hurts when I put my head down

  • It hurts when I move my face muscles

  • Pain in the sinuses below the eyes

  • Upper part of my jaw hurts

  • My right eye muscle hurts

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Content updated on Sep 6, 2022

About the symptom

Facial pain is pain felt in any part of the face, including the mouth and eyes. The pain may be pressing, sharp or dull in nature.

When to see a doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Numbness of the body

  • Fever

  • Abnormal sensation (tingling, prickling)

  • Numbness / sensory disorder

  • Back pain

Possible causes

  • Dental caries

    Dental caries are permanently damaged areas in the teeth that develop into tiny holes. Common causes include sipping sugary drinks / eating sweets/ snacking often, poor oral hygiene and bacterial accumulation.

  • Neuropathic pain

    Neuropathic pain is a type of pain caused by nerve damage or a problem with the nervous system. it's characterized by burning, tingling, sharp, or stabbing pain (even if touched gently) which can be continuous or intermittent (comes and goes) and worse at rest or night. Common causes of neuropathic pain include viral infections, cancer, vascular malformations, alcoholism, diabetes nerve pressure or nerve damage after surgery or trauma, neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis.

  • Sinusitis

    Infection of the sinuses, which are cavities around the nose. The infection can be acute (lasting about a week) or chronic (lasting for more than three months). It can be caused by viruses or bacteria.

  • Chronic pain
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Shingles
  • Cancer pain
  • Stomatitis
  • Otitis media

Related serious diseases

  • Bell's palsy

    Characterized by sudden weakness or paralysis of the facial muscles. It's usually temporary and occurs on one side of the face. The exact cause is unknown, but believed to be due to swelling and inflammation of the nerve controlling the muscles of the face or viral infection. This condition can anyone. Pregnant women, those with lung infections and those with a family history of the condition are at higher risk.

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Do you have pain in the face?

  • Do you have upper jaw pain?

  • Do you feel pain on the sides of your nose and under your eyes?

  • Do you have pain or discomfort in the muscles around your eyes?

  • Do you have upper jaw pain when pressing on it?

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Medically Reviewed By:

Maxwell J. Nanes

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO

Emergency department

Sanshiro Kato

Sanshiro Kato, MD

Emergency department

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