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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

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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Can anybody give me advice about lump in my mouth by cheek bone?

Can anybody give me advice about lump in my mouth by cheek bone?

Sure...: See a dentist to determine if that lump is an infection, growth or something else. ...Read more

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Big black lump in my mouth on my right cheek, it's painful and it spread to the left side I have black bloody stuff all over my tongue and rash onarm?

Big black lump in my mouth on my right cheek, it's painful and it spread to the left side I have black bloody stuff all over my tongue and rash onarm?

Hemorrhage: Black 'lumps' that 'spread' to other are areas may be submucosal hemorrhages. They may rupture and leave a bloody debris on the tongue.
You need to get a blood test asap. Time is important in determining the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Lump in mouth for more than a month. Located in the lower inner cheek area. What can it be?

Lump in mouth for more than a month. Located in the lower inner cheek area. What can it be?

Need more details: Lesions/growths can be caused for various reasons. Also, important to know if a person is a smoker as health is negatively impacted by smoking, especially the oral cavity.
A picture speaks more than a thousand words and you should see a physician to find out what it is and if a biopsy is needed. ...Read more

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Inner side of my left cheek seems puffier more prominent than the right side. No pain. Not a lump just looks bigger when I open my mouth Is itcancer?

New?: If this is new, see a dentist or your GP and get it checked. If it's always been that way, no worries! The human body is asymmetric (as is all Fine Art) and one half does not look exactly like the other half. ...Read more

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Just noticed 2 redish black lumps on the inside of my mouth on my cheek. An inch from the corner of my mouth. They are vertical and next to one another?

Just noticed 2 redish black lumps on the inside of my mouth on my cheek. An inch from the corner of my mouth. They are vertical and next to one another?

Probably from trauma: Probably from a bite or scratch. Should completely disappear in about 10 days. If not, important that you schedule an appointment with your Dentist. ...Read more

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Will MRI of face show growth or lumps in cheek or mouth?

Yes but...: That' sand expensive way to arrive at a diagnosis for what may be easily diagnosed by other means. Start with a thorough examination at your dentist's and go com there. ...Read more

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Hi I have a hard lump inside my cheek below cheekbone? What could it be? There's no pain or you can't see it anywhere inside the mouth I'm worried

Investigate: There's no reason for you to be worried. Probably a simple explanation such as a calcified salivary duct or scar tissue from biting your cheek. This is not a problem that can be diagnosed sight unseen. Please call your Dentist for a differential diagnosis and appropriate treatment. You'll be glad you did. ...Read more

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I've got a lump/flap of skin inside my mouth where my cheek is near my tooth?

I've got a lump/flap of skin inside my mouth where my cheek is near my tooth?

Wisdom tooth: This flap of tissue is common around erupting wisdom teeth. It is easily traumatized and difficult to clean around this so food debris can get caught under this flap and infections can occur. See a dentist and get this checked. ...Read more

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What is this red lump of cheek skin inside my mouth called? I've heard that they are called oral skin tags but I want to make sure?

What is this red lump of cheek skin inside my mouth called? I've heard that they are called oral skin tags but I want to make sure?

Sadly impossible : To diagnose without examining you clinically. Would recommend a consult with your dentist to evaluate lesion recommend appropriate treatment if any. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Large hard lump in my right cheek, under skin between my cheekbone, nose and mouth it is 2.5cm by. 1.5cm and it has been there for about 5 days?

Get it checked: A large hard bump is suggestive of an abscess from an upper tooth. Confirmation is done with the biomarker l-homocysteine which measures the presence of infection. The constituents of the infection can be identified and if the tooth in question possesses the same pathogens as the lump in the cheek, then one can confirm that the tooth infection is the etiologic cause for the bump. ...Read more

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I have two lumps.1 on the cheek in upper mouth. Visible. Its soft and small.1 inside tounge. Can only feel by pinching.I'm 16. Could it be oral cancer?

I have two lumps.1 on the cheek in upper mouth. Visible. Its soft and small.1 inside tounge. Can only feel by pinching.I'm 16. Could it be oral cancer?

HAVE THEM CHECKED: Unfortunately for oral pathology you need to have a dentist screen you for severity, it may be something normal that we see all the time. If not your dentist will send you to an oral surgeon for a second opinion. At your age I would not get too excited about cancer as it may be nothing or something benign that can be removed and forgotten about. Get it checked to assure you are safe and healthy. ...Read more

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Two flaps of skin like lumps on opposite sides of cheek by upper teeth.no pain, not discolored. Getting smaller. I grind teeth and chew inside mouth?

Cheek ridging: It is common for people to have a line of white along the inside of their cheeks due to clenching, tapping, or grinding of teeth. See your dentist for occlusal splint fabrication. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can infections cause white bumps in the mouth? I had a couple then they went away with a couple days. Now I have a lump in upper cheek by molars. Im16

Can infections cause white bumps in the mouth? I had a couple then they went away with a couple days. Now I have a lump in upper cheek by molars. Im16

White bumps to throa: The white bumps to your throat are what we call "pharyngeal exudates". These can occur from infections, food particles, or even be a natural result of our bodies secretions. These exudates are adherent to the soft tissues of the throat and when tampered with, can disrupt the underlying tissue at which it is attached. Best to have it checked out by your doc. ...Read more

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I am experiencing mouth lump in my inner cheek inside my mouth.can feel it with finger.it is not visible.no pain or swelling or other symptoms?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, and physical examination. You may watch and wait. If the lesion doubles in size, ulcerates, bleeds, becomes painful, you feel nodes in your neck, consult a doctor promptly.
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Inside lwr left mouth,between cheek & jaw,very low, if I rub my finger along, there is a lump,it hurts, it's not visible at all, isthis cancer,scared!

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You should consult your doctor or dentist.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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If I put my thumb inside my mouth and my index finger on my cheek I can feel lots of little lumps inside my cheek tissue, towards the back. What is it?

Parotid Gland: Probably the parotid gland, the salivary gland that gets swollen when you have mumps. For your own peace of mind, and just to make sure what you are feeling is normal and not pathologic, ask your general dentist to refer you to an oral surgeon for examination. ...Read more

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I am 33. I have a flat raised ulcer on the inside of my cheek. It started out as a lump in my cheek and the ulcer is painless. Could it be mouth cancer?

I am 33. I have a flat raised ulcer on the inside of my cheek. It started out as a lump in my cheek and the ulcer is painless. Could it be mouth cancer?

2 weeks with it?: You need to get this checked out if its still thereafter 2 weeks. Even tho its painless, please don't delay. ...Read more

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Pain=7 cheek swelling. Lump mouth bottom gum line. Freely moving white pustule pops, bleeds turns in2 red pustule. Disappears&reappears always samespot?

Pain=7 cheek swelling. Lump mouth bottom gum line. Freely moving white pustule pops, bleeds turns in2 red pustule. Disappears&reappears always samespot?

Dental abscess?: If a lump is in the gums (not on the inside nor the outside of the cheeks), and it swells with pus and then breaks open, it can be a tooth abscess. An abscess from the root of a tooth can spread to the gum surface and appear as a pustule. A dentist can evaluate to see if that is the problem. ...Read more

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Lump under cheek bone, like a firm sac, runs in direction diagonally from ear to mouth deep down. Could it be anything to do with a tooth/jaw infectio?

Lump under cheek bone, like a firm sac, runs in direction diagonally from ear to mouth deep down. Could it be anything to do with a tooth/jaw infectio?

Sure...: It just might be associated with an infection of a tooth or your gums. But to know for sure, you'll have to visit a local dentist. Make the call for an appointment. ...Read more

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Pea sized moveable semi hard lump in bucal mucosa/cheek tender felt one week ago. Above jaw line at lower molar. Not seen inside mouth cancer .?

Can't tell: Not a question that can be answered in this forum. Please see your Dentist for an examination and a differential diagnosis. Any pain/bleeding/swelling should be immediately investigated. You have swelling...please check it out. ...Read more

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I got a lower wisdom tooth extraction 5 days ago and the swelling has seemed to gone down completely except for a hard, ball-like lump in my lower jaw, which makes my cheek protrude and also makes it hard for me to open my mouth. The dentist said this is

I got a lower wisdom tooth extraction 5 days ago and the swelling has seemed to gone down completely except for a hard, ball-like lump in my lower jaw, which makes my cheek protrude and also makes it hard for me to open my mouth. The dentist said this is

Possible Infection: The late swelling coupled with difficulty opening your mouth could represent a postoperative infection. You should return to your dentist and/or surgeon for evaluation and any recommended treatment (antibiotic and/or incision and drainage of the infected area). ...Read more

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I have a lump in my cheek near my upper molars. Hasn't gone away after 5 days. Then i realzed a lump inside tongue. Its inside the tongue.? Causes? Im16

Ask an oral surgeon: The lumps may be unrelated to each other which is why you may be so concerned. Contact an oral surgeon to make a diagnosis. Otherwise, there would be too much speculation on this question. ...Read more

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Ihave had a small hard lump on the surface of my cheek that grows a hard white pimple like head for 4 months. I scratch it comes back?

Ihave had a small hard lump on the surface of my cheek that grows a hard white pimple like head for 4 months. I scratch it comes back?

May be a skin cyst: A bump on the skin that has whitish stuff inside, but is not pus as in a pimple, is likely a skin cyst that contains skin oils and skin cells. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can look at it to see what can be done. Sometimes, keeping the cyst empty for a while will allow it to shrink in size. Other times, a bothersome cyst needs surgical removal. ...Read more