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Lipoma On The Inside Of Cheek Of Mouth
Unlikely: It's unlikely that biting the inside of the cheek would cause bruising that's visible from the outside. The mucosal lining of the mouth is actually very tough, and you'd have to bite through a very thick layer of mucosa to cause bleeding that'd be visible as a bruise from the outside. ...Read more
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
A purpleish discolouration of the soft palate inside the top of the mouth behind the teeth. Some noticeable small mouth sores. What's your thoughts?
Palate discoloration: This can be several things. It depends on where on your palate the discoloration is and their relation to the mouth sores. What color the mouth sores are, how large they are, what is the color, etc. It is best to get this examined while they are prominent and easily seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Various causes...: When cheek hurts, problem could be abnormality on the cheek itself (biting own cheek, cyst, inflammation etc), teeth on that side, referred sinus pain, abnormality of the nerves leading to the cheek. Try good oral hygiene first: brush properly with soft toothbrush and floss regularly, gently brush tongue and cheek, warm water rinses, etc. If problem persists--general doc, dentist, referral prn. ...Read more
What's the bump on the inner side wall of the bottom gums? It's only on the right side of the bottom gums
What causes small wounds on the inside of the lips and ckeeks?And sublingual gland on the left swollen but painless?
Need exam: It is impossible to give an accurate DX without an exam. Suggest you see your health care provider for exam and treatment if needed. ...Read more
Yes: The most common cause are tiny sebaceous glands (fordyce nodules) that appear as smooth bumps beneath the mucosa on the inner aspect of the upper or lower lip. Occasionally, minor salivary glands can also be visible as small bumps. Show them to your dentist, primary care physician or ENT doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more
What is a small wart looking growth on the roof of the mouth, and the mouth bleeds when brushing teeth from the roof area?
What is the cause of white spots on the inside of your top and bottom lips? My granddaughter is 1 year old and has white spots on the inside of her mouth on the top and bottom lip
There : There are many possible causes for these white spots, but most likely these represent the openings of minor salivary glands found throughout the lips. At one year of age, your granddaughter should have multiple teeth present. This is the prefect time for her first visit to a pediatric dentist for an evaluation. It is never too early to start the acclimation process for children so that they establish good oral health habits. The pediatric dentist can evaluate the white spots at that time. ...Read more
Remove it: If it continues to bother you, remove it. You may have an allergy/reaction to the jewelry. ...Read more
I have a pimple in the back of the roof of my mouth, right in the middle. There is also swelling with smooth bumps on the left side roof of my mouth. What are these?
Needs to be checked : It depends on the size and color of this 'pimple' and also if it is painful or painless. Anything that is red or painful is more like due to an infection or inlammation(can be a virus infection). If it is painless then you should show it to your doctor unless it startes getting better within the next 7-10 days.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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