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Bleeding Gums after brushing, White Wrinkled Lines in inner/lower cheek, Peeling skin in mouth, Rough Spots?
Lump: Yes, this is called a "traumatic fibroma" which is simply scar tissue under the mucosa in your mouth. It is simply removed via a laser. You should have it checked to confirm that this is the true diagnosis. It is very common and easily taken care of. Jeffrey briney, d.D.S. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: More information is needed please. Did you sustain any trauma to this area? Are you taking any blood thinners? Do you have any medical issues that relate to bleeding disorders or low platelets? Is the discoloration painful? Did you recently have a surgical procedure or any dental work in this area? Please clarify. Thank you. ...Read more
Keratosis: Most likely these are seborrheic keratoses - elevated, rough overgrowth of the epithelium common in aging. If you are young, they more likely are plugged glands in the skin in which the secretions have become dry, and oxidize on the surface turning grey-black. They can be expressed with a comedone extractor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What makes red spots: Could be an area of trauma, like biting, or an early form of oral cancer. Red spots are a particular concern. If its directly related to a spot you are always biting then its likely a chronic inflammation area and may stay red as long as reinjury occurs. To be safe, have it checked periodically by a physician or dentist. ...Read more
Uh oh!: If the bite is now spreading and the swelling has increased, if taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) doesn't help significantly, you may have an infection in the skin, called cellulitis. This is very serious when it's in the head, face or neck. It it responds to the Benadryl (diphenhydramine), it is likely just a local reaction to the bite and is not as big a deal. If it doesn't, call your doc right away, or go to an ER. Generic is OK ...Read more
Bug bite, infection: See your doctor if it doesn't resolve by tomorrow. An infection can spread into the actual orbital capsule of the eye. In the meantime, put a warm compress on the area of puffiness. Is it itchy, painful, or is there a discharge? These are things your doctor will need to know. ...Read more
White patches inside both inner cheeks dried mud apperance dentist and doctor say cheek bitting frictional keratosis is this apperance normal.
Clenching: When you clench your teeth together your tongue pushes out against them from the inside and leaves indents and sometimes a ridge along both sides of the tongue. Focus on your teeth during the day. They should only touch when you're eating. If your teeth are touching and you're not eating: that's clenching. Try to get used to keeping your teeth parted when your mouth is closed. Takes ~3wks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Palate soreness spreading to tongue, gums also strange taste in mouth. White rings on tongue. Pimples and blood blisters inside both cheeks?
Soreness: It appears that you may be developing a viral illness of the mouth. ...Read more
Not really: Crest white strips or any otc similar product will only whiten teeth that are slightly yellow but healthy otherwise . If your discoloration is due to developmental issues : antibiotics taken in early years, hypo calcification from over fluoridation , then strips won't help. See your dentist for an evaluation! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
White spots under tongue, rough sore spots under tongue & back sides of tongue also on creases between cheek &gum. Very painful when i bit my cheek?
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