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what could cause my cheeks to feel swollen on the inside of my mouth

A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Swelling: possible causes include, but not limited to, blocked salivary gland duct, neoplasm, draining dental abscess, draining gum abscess, traumatic injury, b ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to know: ... but it could be an abscess or another tooth related infection. May be best to see your dentist.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Possible allergy: It is possibly caused by allergy to something, it is called angioedema .But there are other possibilities like and the child should be checked by your ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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Tooth Infection: Could be an infected tooth. You probably need antibiotics and should check with a doctor or dentist. Take ibuprofen and/or paracetamol/acetaminophen f ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Spector
39 years experience Orthodontics
Canker Sores: You may be irritating the sore on the inside of your cheek if it is inflamed and you are chronically biting it. Often times, this may elicit feelings ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
TMJ?: Sounds alot like TMJ. Could be other oral/dental causes. See an oral surgeon for diagnosis and treatment/referral.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Dentist?: You should see your dentist if you haven't already. The numbness is something I cannot explain. Be evaluated.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Several causes: There are several causes for this and i can't tellyou exactly what is going on in your mouth. You need to see a dentist to find the cause and get the ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wolfe
44 years experience Family Medicine
Geographic tongue: It sounds like you may have a condition called geographic tongue. A mouth rinse with benadryl, (diphenhydramine) or with a prescription Lidocaine gel ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Swelling is a common sign of infection. You may have more than one dental problem. You need to see a dentist as soon as possible in order to determi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Number of reasons: Irritation to the inside of your jaws can be related to mechanical irritation from any foreign objects or unusual habits or activities, eating hard fo ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Infection: Sounds like you have an infection or an allergic reaction. See your dentist, an oral surgeon, or an ear, nose and throat specialist.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Red spots: Literally scores of causes for red spots. Most probably viral. But to be sure seek examination with your Dentist.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
May be lip eczema: Persistent dry bumpy lips can be lip eczema, which may be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream (twice a day for 1 week) plus Vaseline ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Worth a look: Could be anything from a blocked salivary gland to a calcified stone to an early tumor. Best to get it looked at by a professional.
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Dr. Leonard Giunta
53 years experience Family Medicine
Viral: Apathous stomatitis is ? May use glyoxide to tr found in pharmacy no need for rx.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Dental abcess: Dental abscess would be first thought possible neuroma if previous extraction site.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Apthous ulcers?: If multiple ulers are there it could be from apthous stomatitis . Behcet's disease is a condition with multiple oral ulcers but also need to r/o other ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Herpes labialis: Try denavir (penciclovir).
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast, herpes, aller: Allergic rx, other causes, see you gyn for an exam and culture.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
See a doctor: The best way to get this properly evaluated is to see a doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Canker sore: Could be canker sore: keep area clean. Watch what you eat. Try to avoid foods that seem to irritate your mouth (eat a low inflammatory diet: see eyed ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Usually this is : The reponse a body has to infection. You should have this evaluated by your primary care doctor.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience Pain Management
Get checked: More than 1 issue is present. Itching usually due to bacterium, Chlamydia Trachomatis. Swollen gums usually due to gram negative anaerobic rod bacte ... Read More
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