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how do i heal a bitten cheek

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Natural Healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasi ... Read More

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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Most of the time OK: While eating bitting inside of cheek ( mucosa ) will be ok in few days will heal completely , if you have large gap in the mucosa then may need addit ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Richard Shih
27 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Oral jel: There is over the counter drug "oral jel" can be purchased and coat on the painful area.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Hendricks
37 years experience General Surgery
Wait: This is usually secondary to repeated trauma, you are 20yr old so tumor is nearly impossible. Try to wait it out and it will get better. If not see an ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Facial Trauma: Consult a maxillofacial or plastic surgeon.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Re
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
Behavioral Therapy: Behavioral therapy methods are most useful. There are several that have shown good results. Make sure a good differential diagnosis work up is done a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Wash your: mouth regularly with an antiseptic (OTC) mouthwash and ask your Dentist to take a look and see if there is a reason why this happened and why it will ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
See doc: Maybe secondary infection.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
BOTFLY: Fly deposits eggs on skin and maggots burrow into skin. They are extremely difficult to remove and cause large sores.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Can be few weeks: Can take up to few weeks for scab to completely resolve, you might get a new scab on top, do not pick on it as it can cause scarring, and avoid direct ... Read More
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