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What else could a lump in the cheek be?

What else could a lump in the cheek be?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my cheek from getting hit. Will it go away?

I have a lump on my cheek from getting hit. Will it go away?

It should: But it may take a while. If the swelling is severe, getting larger, painful or red then see your doctor. If not, gentle massage 2x/day may help. If still present after 3-4 weeks mention it to your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I accidentally bit the inside of my cheek at least a year ago now and it won't heal or go away the lump is still there. I don't know what to think?

Hi I accidentally bit the inside of my cheek at least a year ago now and it won't heal or go away the lump is still there. I don't know what to think?

See dentist: See your dentist and have it removed......this can become precancerous if it continues to be damaged. No worries thought, my mom had the same thing and we had it removed, it healed right up and all is good. Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap for any dental questions with my special keycode: DFWMCQ! Securely video or text chat by virtual appointment. http://htap.us/28qexs ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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What happens if you found a lump on your mouth cheek, what would it be?

What happens if you found a lump on your mouth cheek, what would it be?

Cheek Bump: It could be many things, some more serious than others. It's worth it to get a biopsy by your local oral surgeon or ENT to better guide treatment. ...Read more

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Do you get lumps with slapped cheek disease?

Perhaps: Might get accompanying swollen glands typically rash from slapped cheek disease is viral, flat, lacy, and blanchable. ...Read more

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I can see the swelling lump through my cheek. What's wrong?

I can see the swelling lump through my cheek. What's wrong?

See an ENT: Do you mean you have a lump in your cheek? There are many possibilities, including salivary gland issues. You may need a CT or MRI scan for further study depending on location and your symptoms. If the lump is within the cheek, see an ENT doctor. If it is actually on the cheek skin, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hard painful lump deep in the tissue where my lower gum meets cheek?

Need clinical exam: See your dentist for a diagnosis and treatment. Swellings in the mouth could be many different situations. Pain is an indicator that something is wrong. Get in to see your dentist soon. These thing are best treated sooner than later. ...Read more

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I have a lump size of a pea inside my cheek , what is it? Please help!

Can be many things: The pea size mass can be a mucocele, fibroma, salivary gland mass, or a muscle mass etc. It can be many things. See an oral surgeon to get a full examination. A biopsy procedure may be recommended. ...Read more

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