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A 41-year-old member asked:

I have a swollen mush lump in my cheek. what could it be?

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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 37 years experience
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, nerves, vessels and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done.
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Last updated Jun 17, 2017

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