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Lump On Eye Socket Bone
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Have an exam: An injury in this area should be examined by an ophthalmologist to rule out any serious insult to the eyeball and eyelids. The cheekbone is fairly thick and would take a big blow to fracture it but an exam would be important just in case. Any change in vision, double vision, eyelid swelling, numbness would also be concerning symptoms. ...Read more
Do granules of a dental bone graft move around? Like under your interior jaw bone near the extraction site.
Hopefully minimal: One of the reason why the bone graft fail is the instability or movement of the graft. True grafting required graft stabilization with membrane, cages (titanium fixture to protect graft), or screw in the case of block graft. Micromovement of graft will hinder the fibroblast migration and adhesion and interupt vascular genesis. Must achieve good clotting and full closure for graft stabilization. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dark gray #14 tooth. Bump between hard palate and maxilla bone. No tooth pain. Hurts to press hard on bump. No discoloration of palate. Bump is spongy?
Abcesses: It sounds like you may have an abcess. The fact that your tooth is discolored is consistent with this finding. The tooth may be non-vital ("dead"), and the pain and sponginess may be due to the abcess enlarging and the pus attempting to exit from under the tissues that cover the hard palate. Contact your dds as soon as possible and keep the area clean. Warm salt water rinses should help today. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Painless invisible bump deep under eyelid, 45deg down from top of socket. Seed bead size, top eyelid skin moves freely over it. On lid not eyeball. ?
Chalazia/stye: Probably a blocked oil gland. Since it's not attached to overlying skin, and painless try using a warm/hot eyelid compress for 5-10 minutes several times a day. If it doesn't go away, or gets worse, see your primary md or ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Small moveable bump on the bone behind wisdom tooth. No redness but swollen. Burning pain and mucosa sensitive. Salty when push on. Wis tooth cavity?
Ganglion: This sounds like a ganglion cyst also known as a retinacular cyst. This is a fluid filled sac that comes from the tendons that bend down the fingers. To confirm the diagnosis i would recommend trying to remove the fluid with a needle. These usually go away, sometimes they require surgery to remove. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gum cancer symptoms? I have a good sized solidlump on gum line where my left bottom wisdom tooth was 9 yrs ago.Swollen glands & pain in neck jaw & ear
Bump on middle of tibia. Attached to bone. Skin pigment over site is darkened. X 6mo. Aching feeling of tibia bone periodically?
3yrs of pain cheek bone large, impacted wisdom tooth and cyst taken out, lump on cheek as gone pain little better, was told pain was in my ed, neglet?
Some suggestions: Unfortunately you can't get more than some basic answers over websites such as these. Specific problems and complaints require one on one clinical exams along with x-rays and full dental and medical histories. I suggest that you get a few recommendations for dentists in your area for a consultation. Local dental schools or teaching hospitals with dental programs would be another excellent resource. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper wisdom tooth cavity. Achy jaw and ear pain. Small movable bump by tooth on the mucosa where jaw meets hard palate. went away with abx now back?
Physical Examination: A lump on the thumb bone is impossible to diagnose without the key component of any diagnosis: the physical examination. Contact your primary care physician today and get the lump examined. Your doctor will also take a medical history to gain additional information. Additional studies may be ordered, but there is no substitute for the physical examination. ...Read more
White hard lump on bottom left extraction site 5 weeks after wisdom tooth extraction. It seems to have come on suddenly and is tender and painful?
Edge of the extracti: Most likely it is the edge of the extraction siteand the gingiva has been lacerated exposing the bone itself. Most times it heals but sometimes it has to be smoothed down surgically. It is a common thing to happen. ...Read more