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Lump in cheek

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Go see your doctor: You need a medical exam by your doctor. That is the only way to find out what this nodule insdie your check is. You can wait for sometime to see if it ... Read More

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Lumps in mouth: I would guess that the two symptoms are unrelated and nothing very serious. However, they do need to be looked at and evaluated. I would suggest you s ... Read More
Dr. Scott Grover
26 years experience General Surgery
Benign: Plugged salivary gland ducts could be likely but need more information or an exam to be sure.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randolph Todd
44 years experience Endodontics
See an Endodontist: A crack in a tooth is a pathway for bacteria to infect the root canal system. If this exists and your dentist put a crown over it the pathway for dra ... Read More
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Dr. Patrick Sweet III
20 years experience Pathology
Follow Up: I recommend returning to your dentist for follow-up to rule out infection in addition your other complaints.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Infection: Sounds like an infection. See a dentist immediately.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
LAP: Could be due to enlarged lymph nodes, if you have some sort of upper respiratory infection. If it does not resolve in timely manner, seek medical atte ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Ayoub
18 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
It could: An infection can cause an abscess, the lump can be due to a fistula where pus come out best way is to take xray, check with your dentist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
39 years experience Dentistry
Hard to tell: Without more information. I would suggest seeing an oral surgeon for an evaluation.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
40 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Need Workup: You need a doctor's examination and work-up, possibly including a ct scan for bone, or MRI for soft tissue. Have you had trauma to this area? Is the ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many f ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See dentist: Or ENT. Or dermatologist. Or oral surgeon. Possibly a benign bite fibroma.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Different options: The face has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, n ... Read More

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