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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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My 12 year old daughter has a bump inside her cheek but you can't see it inside. You can see the swelling on the outside. She says its very painful.

Dr. Oscar Novick
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My 12 year old daughter has a bump inside her cheek but you can't see it inside. You can see the swelling on the outside. She says its very painful.

Swelling: In all probability she has an infection in her cheek. Immediate attention is needed either by the primary doctor or er. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. Sewa Legha
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
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Hello I have a reddish, pink swollen and semi -painful bump on the inside of my mouth near the middle to upper part of the inside of my cheek. Cancer?

Dr. Sewa Legha
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
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Hello I have a reddish, pink swollen and semi -painful bump on the inside of my mouth near the middle to upper part of the inside of my cheek. Cancer?

Need more info: It depends on how long has it been there that you know off? If it is increasing in size and has been there for more than 2-3 weeks, then you need to go see a doctor to get it checked out. It is quite common to have canker sores in the mouth but they heal within 10-15 days with or without treatment. Anything that does not heal in 3-4 weeks is suspect for cancer. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
Board Certified, General Surgery
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I have deep painful bumps only & always on my right cheek on face, takes months 2 go, what is it ?

Dr. Robert Uyeda
Board Certified, General Surgery
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I have deep painful bumps only & always on my right cheek on face, takes months 2 go, what is it ?

If it is: In the skin, maybe deep acne. If it is deeper it could be stones in the parotid gland, or even a tumor. I don't think it is related to your thyroid condition or hay fever. Have it checked out. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Dr. Richard Zimon
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
54 years in practice
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I have a painful bump in my inner butt cheek?

Dr. Richard Zimon
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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I have a painful bump in my inner butt cheek?

This may be: a PILONIDAL CYST Have it evaluated as soon as practicable!!!!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Dr. Sonia Badreshia-Bansal
Board Certified, Dermatology
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I woke up with a very hard painful bump under my butt cheek. It won't pop but it's very very painful to sit or move?

Dr. Sonia Badreshia-Bansal
Board Certified, Dermatology
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Cyst : You may have a boil or a cyst, which can start as an infection of the hair follicle. You may need oral antibiotics. In the meantime cleanse with an antibacterial wash to keep area clean. ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Bump on butt cheek started off as white and flaky skin then open and now there is another one underneath that is hollow but painful and oozes. ?

Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Bump on butt cheek started off as white and flaky skin then open and now there is another one underneath that is hollow but painful and oozes. ?

Abscess?: Sounds like you have an infection of some sort-possibly an abscess on your buttocks. If it does not resolve on its own, you need to see the Doctor for an evaluation, and possible Antibiotics with I&D. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
23 years in practice
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A bump started to grow around my cheek piercing. Its big, soft, painful sometimes & when irritated it changes red & light purple. What should I do?

Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
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A bump started to grow around my cheek piercing. Its big, soft, painful sometimes & when irritated it changes red & light purple. What should I do?

Take out piercing: It sounds like a staph infection. Please remove the piercing and go see your family doctor first thing in the morning. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Rohde
Board Certified, General Practice
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I keep getting these fluid filled bumps on my inner upper cheek near back teeth. Is this herpes or a mucoceles. They are not painful.

Dr. Thomas Rohde
Board Certified, General Practice
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I keep getting these fluid filled bumps on my inner upper cheek near back teeth. Is this herpes or a mucoceles. They are not painful.

Prob mucocoeles: If they come and go and are not painful are probably mucocoeles. Herpetic lesions are usually painful. Here a picture is worth a thousand words and they need to be seen by someone when present for a correct diagnosis! ...Read more

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