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More information ...: There are many causes of a lump in the mouth, how long has it been present, is it painful, was there injury? The most common cause of a lump in the m ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The lump can be do to the trauma that caused the bruise. I would not be concerned, unless your son starts developing bruises without trauma.
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Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: It's extremely difficult to identify rashes from a description on the internet. See your son's doctor so he/she can tell if it is something to be conc ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Not enough info: Would like to know about range of motion, consistence of the lump etc. If cancer is on your mind cancer would be very unusual. I don't think it i ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
Possibilities : It may be a bruise or a result of an injury (bite fibroma), but best to have it checked by your primary care doctor, who may refer you to an oral surg ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
STREP TONSILLITIS: Strep tonsillitis and ear infection and possibly adenitis bilateral.She should be on antibiotic like Amoxil (amoxicillin) for 10 days to take care o ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
Lump: The lump can be a infection from a hair follicle (furuncle) or an infected sebaceous cyst . It may need to be looked at by a doctor and you may need a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Needs to be seen: To know what it might be, it needs to be seen - probably in person to feel it as well. It could be a fatty cyst of no danger, but you may be wise to c ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
25 years experience Hand Surgery
Abscess?: This could be a pilonidal cyst, an abscess or an old fracture. Go see a doctor.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Varicose vein?: It could be a bruise or a varicose vein. Wait and see what happens over the next 1-2 weeks - if it's a bruise it will disappear.

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