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A small ball of pus in mouth in right cheek?

Mike Moore Dr. Moore
2 doctors agreed:
A small ball of pus in mouth in right cheek?

Dr. should evaluate: A doctor or a dentist can evaluate a problem in the teeth, gums, or cheeks (although a dentist is likely the better choice for teeth and gums problems). Pus in the cheeks usually means some infection, and the doctor may prescribe antibiotics. If the infection spreads, it may go throughout the face, and more seriously, maybe into the sinuses and towards the brain. Getting treatment is wise. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I poped a little ball of pus in my mouth on my cheek?

I poped a little ball of pus in my mouth on my cheek?

Pus= infection: Where there is pus there is infection. See a dentist and get this treated ...Read more

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Bump below penis head small cut below bump. some hair follicles on balls raised and red no pus, main bump has no head hard but harder with erection??

Bump below penis head small cut below bump. some hair follicles on balls raised and red no pus, main bump has no head hard but harder with erection??

May be physiologic: This may be physiologic but other possibilities are folliculitis - inflammation of the hair follicles. The bump or nodule may be a fibroma. It would be best to see a urologist or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Could a new skin lotion be causing my occasional red bumps on face? Small red no pus or head what is that? Do they disappear?

Could a new skin lotion be causing my occasional red bumps on face? Small red no pus or head  what is that? Do they disappear?

Yes: It sounds like the new lotion could be causing a mild reaction. Try stopping it for a few days and see if the red bumps go away. ...Read more

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Hi there I have a small yellow head pimple on the shaft of my penis. It did actually burst earlier but has since filled back up pus and re-healed?

Hi there I have a small yellow head pimple on the shaft of my penis. It did actually burst earlier but has since filled back up pus and re-healed?

A recurrent acne...: What described seemingly represents a recurrent acne, which is inflamed / infected hyperactive sebaceous gland of a hair follicle. If annoyed enough, go for an evaluation to have it removed while not infected. Best to your health... ...Read more

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Is is possible to have a salivary gland infection but no visable swelling. I have a pus taste in my mouth and sore left cheek. ?

Is is possible to have a salivary gland infection but no visable swelling.  I have a pus taste in my mouth and sore left cheek. ?

Have it checked: You can have a salivary gland infection or probably an infection draining into your lymph nodes
you need to see an oral surgeon to find out where the problem is coming from. ...Read more

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I have recently developed a red pus filled sore inside my inner cheek in my mouth. I also have been having trouble swallowing and my throat sore?

I have recently developed a red pus filled sore inside my inner cheek in my mouth. I also have been having trouble swallowing and my throat sore?

Infection: This may be aphthous ulcer vs infection related , as you have sore throat and and difficulty swallowing than you should see your doctor you have if recently egd than you may have idea of its finding. ...Read more

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I have a few small blister like semi painful pimple on the shaft of my penis, under head, is it possible this is anything but herpes? There is no pus

Get checked: There is no way to know without being examined. You can request a private chat on this site and submit a photograph of the lesions if you want a better opinion about it. ...Read more

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There's a small pimple under right armpit yesterday. it is painful when i press it gently. now, i noticed another one under my collar bone. I dont see any pus on the head. What cause this?

There's a small pimple under right armpit yesterday. it is painful when i press it gently. now, i noticed another one under my collar bone. I dont see any pus on the head. What cause this?

Folliculitis/trauma: could be that , or simple staph infection , why? due to trauma , rubbing, poor hygiene? [not washing well with soap/water/washcloth to scrub off dead skin cells and oils which clog the pores , flair up pimples. if enlarge and pustule , likely mrsa , will need antibiotic like bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or doxycycline. folliculitis , hair shaft infection. can come spontaneously. if worse see a doctor for cultures ...Read more

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Shaved pubic area, pimple with pus head, popped it. Pimple stays, then 5 small blisters on penis. Scabs form next day, heal in 6 days, wife has hsv2?

Shaved pubic area, pimple  with pus head, popped it. Pimple stays, then 5 small blisters on penis. Scabs form next day, heal in  6 days, wife has hsv2?

& so do you.: Sounds extremely suspicious for description of herpetic lesions. You should either get blood test or get examined when blisters present again, so know & can get prophylaxis from outbreaks. ...Read more

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Had small red bump with white head in pubic hair area. Shaved a few days ago. Popped and thickish white pus and a little blood no burning or itch.sti?

Had small red bump with white head in pubic hair area. Shaved a few days ago. Popped and thickish white pus and a little blood no burning or itch.sti?

Ingrown hair: Ingrown hairs are common in the pubic area, created by shaving or the friction from underwear. They can appear as pimple like bumps, occassionally with pus. Applying warm compresses and washing twice daily with a warm soapy washcloth should help the site drain and heal faster. See your doctor if symptoms do not improve with these measures. STI would be unlikely. ...Read more

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Pimple with pus head on penis shaft after shaving. I popped it and 2 days later I had 5 small paper cut looking blisters spread around my penis. No itch, burn or pain. Help?

Pimple with pus head on penis shaft after shaving.  I popped it and 2 days later  I had 5 small  paper cut looking blisters spread around my penis. No itch, burn or pain. Help?

Non-problem: Keep it washed. If the area is not healed up by 2 weeks, a physician's office visit is in order. Think about getting an electric shaver, and washing before and after you shave yourself there. ...Read more

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I bit my cheek about 4 days ago. I could feel with my tongue the bit tissue. It has turned into a 'bubble-like' thing with pus. What can I do?

Bit cheek: The area will probably heal by itself. However, have it examined by your dentist. It may heal faster and prevent you from biting it further if it is drained. ...Read more

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I have a sweeling in a right cheek,its not much sweeling,but it's their I had my rct in teeth 4 months ago So i don't know what's a reason. May be it could be a pus. Plus help me Thankx?

I have a sweeling in a right cheek,its not much sweeling,but it's their
I had my rct in teeth 4 months ago
So i don't know what's a reason.
May be it could be a pus.
Plus help me
Thankx?

See your dentist: Post operative consultations are generally free. It would be a good idea to see your dentist for a quick evaluation. Ibuprofen is beneficial for swelling and inflammation. You may have an infection so your dentist will most likely get you on antibiotics. X-rays are necessary to ensure you don't have multiple teeth involved. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Hey I've had pus on my right cheek and like a little sore on my right side of my tongue like a month ago and now it seems to appear again out of nowea?

Hey I've had pus on my right cheek and like a little sore on my right side of my tongue like a month ago and now it seems to appear again out of nowea?

Need to be seen: A pustulating mouth lesion likely requires expert surgical evacuation and appropriate antibiotics to achieve permanent resolution. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have what looks like an abscess on the inside of my cheek. Theres no pain in my gums or teeth. Or pus coming from the abscess. What should I do?

Abscess: If there is an abscess, it means there is an infection. Not quite sure what you mean by "looks like an abscess", but if has not resolved on it's own in a few days then you should see your dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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My niece has rash by her mouth & legs & 2 pus filled boils on her foot, went urgent care they said was virus, should she see dr for 2nd opinion?

My niece has rash by her mouth & legs & 2 pus filled boils on her foot, went urgent care they said was virus, should she see dr for 2nd opinion?

Mgt: Sometimes this type of rash is impetigo caused by Staph bacteria.
I would suggest discussing this possible cause with your PCP. This type of rash can be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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I had a small hard ball form a white head on my inner labia. I pressed it and it pusses and bled now is almost gone. Was this a infected glad?normal?

I  had a small hard ball form a white head on my inner labia. I pressed it and it pusses and bled now is almost gone. Was this a infected glad?normal?

This could have: been from any of a number of things including STDs. It would be best to get checked out by your health care provider to exclude more serious conditions. ...Read more

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What is this small ball like bump on back of head?

What is this small ball like bump on back of head?

Get to Dr.: Hopefully is just that you were not familiar with the anatomy of your skull which probably has several lumps and feeling of a mass. Other possibility is lymph node enlargement which could be associated to many conditions. Other masses...Lipomas, skin cysts, hemaromas, etc get examined by dr. ...Read more

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Having splinter like thingsin feet and handsThought I had planters wart on foot. It came to head broke open lots drainage then clear worm what is it?

Having splinter like thingsin feet and handsThought I had planters wart on foot. It came  to head broke open lots drainage then clear worm what is it?

See a doctor: You should see a doctor for a proper evaluation. Many different maladies could present with what you are describing. ...Read more

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Is having an itchy head common after a getting head hit Someone threw a small ball at me and days later felt itchy.

Is having an itchy head common after a getting head hit  Someone threw a small ball  at me and days later felt itchy.

Itchy scalp: I cannot say that a small ball to the head would normally cause itchiness. A possible explanation if there is swelling in the area is the skin pulling secondary to the inflammation or irritation. Do you see a rash? Not likely head lice or such. ...Read more

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I was on an airplane and had excruciating pain in the left side of my head as well as my jaw. After a few minutes, i felt a small ball under my tongue. What could it be?

I was on an airplane and had excruciating pain in the left side of my head as well as my jaw. After a few minutes, i felt a small ball under my tongue. What could it be?

Swelling?: Sounds like you could possibly have an infection in your mouth?
I would suggest a consultation with a dentist.
In addition, consider seeing your physician to rule out any medical conditions also.
Play it safe and see both. ...Read more

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My son came to me with a hard lump on top of his head. Hard. Size of small bouncy ball cut in half. No recent trauma he recalls.no pain. no redness or bruising. Neuro appears WNL.

My son came to me with a hard lump on top of his head. Hard. Size of small bouncy ball cut in half. No recent trauma he recalls.no pain. no redness or bruising. Neuro appears  WNL.

Cyst?: A dermatologist to see this lesion because it is so atypical to have a lesion of some size suddenly on the head of young person without preceding trauma or other occurrences. Was there a bite? Was there minor trauma which could be a organizing hematoma? See your dermatologist a soon as possible! ...Read more

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My right side of the face is swollen bad there's a huge ball on the inside top right of my mouth/cheek....What can I do to get rid of the swelling?

My right side of the face is swollen bad there's a huge ball on the inside top right of my mouth/cheek....What can I do to get rid of the swelling?

Get Treatment!!: Swelling is often a sign of infection. The location if your swelling would suggest a possible tooth abcess. It most likely won't go away without treatment. See a doctor or dentist asap for evaluation and treatment! ...Read more

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I have a bump like a hard small ball form on my inner labia. It has now formed a white head like a pimple. It is sore to the touch but wasn't at first?

I have a bump like a hard small ball form on my inner labia. It has now formed a white head like a pimple. It is sore to the touch but wasn't at first?

Poss. Bartholin inf.: This appears to be a possible Bartholin gland infection that may or may not resolve on its own. See a GYN MD if it continues for possible incision and drainage and resolution. ...Read more

Pus (Definition)

Pus consists of white blood cells that have "eaten" bacteria and then died. You find pus resulting after an infection has established itself and the pus is a product of the body's immune ...Read more