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Small hard clear bump on inside of cheek, what could it be? I get these from time to time in different places in my mouth.

Small hard clear bump on inside of cheek, what could it be? I get these from time to time in different places in my mouth.

Mucocele?: It sounds like a mucocele which is a clogged salivary gland that fills with fluid. They often resolve on their own. You would have to be clinically seen when one is present in order to confirm that best guess diagnosis. ...Read more

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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 have like smalls bumps feels dry inside of my mouth on the side of my cheek. I'm not sexual active?

I have like smalls bumps feels dry inside of my mouth on the side of my cheek. I'm not sexual active?

Don't know: I don't know, so get checked by a dentist. Some toxin, pathogen or allergen is causing the cheek bumps. Other possibility is cheek biting at night. ...Read more

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Hello I have a reddish, pink swollen and semi -painful bump on the inside of my mouth near the middle to upper part of the inside of my cheek. Cancer?

Hello I have a reddish, pink swollen and semi -painful bump on the inside of my mouth near the middle to upper part of the inside of my cheek. Cancer?

Need more info: It depends on how long has it been there that you know off? If it is increasing in size and has been there for more than 2-3 weeks, then you need to go see a doctor to get it checked out. It is quite common to have canker sores in the mouth but they heal within 10-15 days with or without treatment. Anything that does not heal in 3-4 weeks is suspect for cancer. ...Read more

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After month long sore throat w red bumps back of throat i got a mouth sore inside of my cheek. It's dark red w red spots. All happend after sex w man.

After month long sore throat w red bumps back of throat i got a mouth sore inside of my cheek. It's dark red w red spots. All happend after sex w man.

Viral or Bacterial: There are many causes of sore throat. When sore and inflamed, viral and bacterial causes are often suspected. Acid reflux is possible as well. Sores in the mouth (canker sores) are caused by viral infections. ...Read more

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Red bump on left cheek in mouth! is it cancer?

Red bump on left cheek in mouth! is it cancer?

Could be several: Things. Please consult with your dentist or an oral surgeon for an exam to check this bump. The most common pink/red cheek bump is called a fibroma which is not cancer. Trauma may have caused this "scar like" bump. However, you really need to have this looked at to make sure it is nothing to worry about or if it needs to be removed and/or biopsied. ...Read more

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I have a small bump in the side of my mouth located near my back molars and it is not on my cheek & gums so not a tooth, located below the cheek?

I have a small bump in the side of my mouth located near my back molars and it is not on my cheek & gums so not a tooth, located below the cheek?

See a dentist first: Some conditions like small bumps may require further assessment; tests and your dentist may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your dentist first for evaluation. ...Read more

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