What other symptoms might occur with cheek swelling?
Cheek swelling may accompany other symptoms, which vary depending on the underlying disease, disorder or condition.
Skin symptoms that may occur along with cheek swelling
Cheek swelling may accompany other symptoms affecting the skin including:
- Bleeding or bruising
- Itchy, oily or dry skin
- Lumps on the face
- Pink or red bumps on the face
- Redness or warmth
Other symptoms that may occur along with cheek swelling
Cheek swelling may accompany symptoms related to other body systems including:
- Itchy eyes
- Pain in other parts of the face or the teeth
Serious symptoms that might indicate a life-threatening condition
In some cases, cheek swelling may be a symptom of a life-threatening condition such as a severe allergic reaction that should be immediately evaluated in an emergency setting. Seek immediate medical care (call 911) if you, or someone you are with, have any of these life-threatening symptoms including:
- High fever (higher that 101 degrees Fahrenheit)
- Respiratory or breathing problems, such as shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, labored breathing, wheezing, not breathing, or choking
- Sudden swelling of the face, lips or tongue
What is cheek swelling?
Cheek swelling is a symptom that arises when the cheek develops a lump or becomes larger than normal. It may occur for many reasons, but usually arises from the accumulation of fluid in the tissues of the cheeks.... Read more about cheek swelling introduction
What causes cheek swelling?
Cheek swelling commonly arises from dermatological (skin) conditions, such as excessive oil accumulation which can lead to acne; a cyst (benign sac that contains fluid, air, or other materials); skin infections; or skin growths such as keloids, which develop when scars form excess tissue. Other causes of cheek swelling include recent surgery, injury, or tooth abscess.... Read more about cheek swelling causes