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I have pea size knot in right cheek.noticed it 8 years ago before i had my wisdom teeth cut out. haven't noticed it since until now. sore. lymph node?

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Dr. Charles Lockhart
Dentistry 10 years experience
Parotid duct: possible calcified stone or blockage of parotid duct if in cheek. Visit a dentist to confirm and treat
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Nocturnal bruxism: is the medical term for clenching or grinding teeth during sleep. See your dentist for evaluation and night guard fabrication to protect your teeth and your cheek from biting. Yes, biting your cheeks can be caused by a bad bite or clenching or grinding you teeth. Best of luck.
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Last updated Mar 2, 2016

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