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Mass On Cheek
Likely lipoma: Usually these lesions represent a benign tumor called a lipoma. Resection is usually definitive, but recurrence is fairly frequent. Large size or certain features on MRI may raise concern for other types of tumors or involvement of important local structures, like nerves and blood vessels. Best treated by a surgeon with experience treating sarcomas, like a surgical oncologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inclusion cysts: Likely are small cysts. Go get it checked out especially if they are painful or changing. ...Read more
Could be several: Things. Please consult with your dentist or an oral surgeon for an exam to check this bump. The most common pink/red cheek bump is called a fibroma which is not cancer. Trauma may have caused this "scar like" bump. However, you really need to have this looked at to make sure it is nothing to worry about or if it needs to be removed and/or biopsied. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 19, have a small painless lump on inner bottom gum on the right side. (floor of mouth side of gum) it looks mouth flesh-coloured. What could it be?
Lots of things: Could be a small boney protuberance called a torus, a blocked swollen minor salivary gland, a draining abscessed tooth, a gum infection, or one of innumerable types of lesions. Has to be examined to be diagnosed. Please call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I found a mass the size of a thumbprint that's firm/bony &very tender to the touch. It's on the left side ear level. Below it, sore node on back neck?
Exam needed: I recommend that you have a physician examine this mass. Even if it appears to be an enlarged lymph node it should be reexamined in a week or two to assure that it has receded in size and if it hasn't, further evaluation by biopsy may be advised in order to rule out malignancy. Reexamination is also important to ensure that other masses have not appeared. ...Read more
Hard moving lump inside my mouth on the left side near my salivary glands on the bone. Also very small red bumps near tonsils on one side? 16 year old
Yes,but: It would not be very helpful in deciding what it was or its full extent.A localized ultrasound would give more information. ...Read more
More information: Hard to say with information provided. See oral surgeon for exam. ...Read more
Several mouth ulcers & sore throat. Pain/tenderness in jaw with pea size firm movable mass. Mass is on jaw line middle of lower jaw. What is this?
Lump: It may be a cyst or a lipoma. Both would be somewhat soft and rubbery though. It is best to get it checked by your PCP and then decide whether it needs to be removed or biopsied. ...Read more