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A 58-year-old female asked:

what causes the inside cheeks of my mouth be inflamed and swollen and tender?

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Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 29 years experience
See a doctor: The best way to get this properly evaluated is to see a doctor.

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A 19-year-old male asked:

Upper bite line is swollen inside cheeks, it feels a bit sore, rough and has a weird distinct taste from other parts of my mouth. what is this?

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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly...: This could possibly be a cold sore. It is very common and usually disappears within 2-3 weeks. Use salt and water to swish and spit in order to relieve symptoms and if it persists beyond that period of time go get it checked.

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