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Painful Lump Inside Cheek
Painful lump: That sounds like an infections which would require immediate treatment. Call and see your dentist as soon as possible. It might require removal of the wisdom tooth. ...Read more
Root canal on lower jaw 1st molar. Now hard, painful lump inside my cheek, next to tooth. What is it?
Dental abscess: It is likely that you may have developed a tooth abscess after the procedure. I would recommend a visit to the Dentist once again to see if the abscess needs drainage. If you are unable to visit a dentist, please visit your GP or Urgent Care clinic to see if you need to be started on oral antibiotics. ...Read more
Need clinical exam: See your dentist for a diagnosis and treatment. Swellings in the mouth could be many different situations. Pain is an indicator that something is wrong. Get in to see your dentist soon. These thing are best treated sooner than later. ...Read more
Got a pea shaped lump on inside of my right cheek, not painful but starting to scare me as to what it is and what caused it : (?
Lump: For your peace of mind see a dentist or an oral surgeon for an examination. He may want to take a biopsy of the lump fora definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a Very painful lump in my cheek that's getting worse. I have a feeling that it is a cheek abscess and I'm very worried. How are these treated?
By draining it: If you have an abscess, the way to treat it is to have it drained. This is a very quick and easy procedure. The doctor will numb up your skin and use a sterile scalpel to open the abscess. Once it drains you will feel 100% better! Please don't wait and suffer. It will only get worse and more painful. ...Read more
Sounds like Boils: Please see a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
My brother has a lump on his left cheek from last 2 years. Before it was not painful but it started pain, redness and swelling.
Lump inmouth: Because it is now painful you need to get him to a doctor to have it seen. ...Read more
Got a pea shaped lump on inside of my right cheek, not painful. Just appeared & I don't know what caused it or what it is, also would it be contagious?
Cyst?: Most likely a cyst. Several causes. Should see a dentist or ENT specialist. ...Read more
2 different issues: When we as doctors see patients, we ask sevreral questions, to decide how to make a diagnosis and treatment. From the limited information provbided, it is not clear that these are related, or occur simultaneously or not anything including totally minor inflamed hair follicles, lymph nodes, or herpes simplex, or other stds could be prresent. ...Read more
My son is 9 months old there is an infectious lump in his inner butt cheek it's really painful this is the second time what shall I do?
My son has a lump on the right side of his face just above the cheek bone. The lump comes, goes & is painful. It resembles a small abscess w/o a head?
Checkup: May be a sebaceous cyst-get any facial skin lesion examined. ...Read more
I have a lump in the crease of my leg a. I noticed it about two days ago but now it is starting to be painful in my leg and my butt cheek. What coul?
Family practice: The lump is probably a lymph node, enlarged due to some form of infection. You should be seen for a proper diagnosis for the pain in leg and buttocks they may be related. ...Read more
I have this pump or lump inside my cheek above my jaw. It's not painful nor visible but I can feel it when I put pressure on it.
Go to a doctor: If the lump does not resolve in a few days I would go to a regular doctor, an ENT or Dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
I had an antibiotic and steroid injection in my butt (1 in each cheek) 20 days ago. I have a quarter sized painful lump on my right cheek. Normal??
Likely a reaction: You might have had a reaction to one of the components at the injection site. Injectables often have preservatives or other components in addition to the drug itself that can cause an inflammatory response in susceptible people. I've seen these take weeks to appear and up to 3 months to resolve. If it doesn't start improving in a few weeks, gets red/warm or you run a fever, see your doctor. ...Read more
After deep heavy squats at the gym I stretched and noticed a hard painful lump upper left side of butt cheek in the tissue. Shld I be worried? 3dayago
Unlikely: See your health provider to assess if it is a lipoma or something else. ...Read more
What is a hard, small, painful lump, about the size of a pea under the skin of my right butt cheek, near the area that connects with my thigh?
? lipoma: There is a type of lipoma called an angio lipoma which can be painful. To make an accurate diagnosis it needs to be cut out. ...Read more
A week ago I had a lump on the right side of my jaw. It was very painful when touched. Two days ago I noticed the tenderness has moved up to my cheek?
I have a lump on my left butt cheek and its very painful and sore could this be a boil? Or something?
Yes: This is a common area where bug bites or hair follicles may become breeding grounds for staph or other germs that will form an abscess. If you can sit on a heating pad for an extended period or over several hours you may get it to raise to the skin and drain. If not, it may need to be drained by your doc. ...Read more
I have a painful lump between scrotum and rectum. It's on the right side "butt cheek", and is hard and painful. About 2" long by 1/2" wide. Help? Thx
Abscess: Hi!, sorry about your situation. I sounds like you have a peri-rectal abscess. It is a painful infection filled mass, and may need to by drained by a doctor. Hot soaks and antibiotics sometimes will help, but it's best to see a doctor to pick the best treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more
I've had a lump in my left cheek/gum where I think my salivary glands are about a week ago. Its not painful but it hasn't gone away. Should I see a doc?
You're overdue: Any bleeding, pain, or (as in your case) swelling should be investigated. Please see your Dentist as most often your problem falls within a Dentist's envelope of care. Depending on the cause of the lump the Dentist may treat you or refer you to an Oral Surgeon or an ENT. ...Read more
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?
Strange non painful lumps appear on my face, forehead eyebrows, cheek bones. Disappear after a day or so. What could they be?
Face lumps: Impossible to tell without pictures and medical history. They may be cysts or acneic eruptions. Please consult your dermatologist. ...Read more
Are salivary gland blockages of the parotid gland painful? Because I have a lump that's not painful in my cheek near my upper molars
Typically, yes!: What you are describing merits a visit to your dentist and/or physician. Lumps and bumps are not normal! When there is a problem with the salivary glands or ducts, symptoms can include salivary gland swelling, dry mouth, pain, fever, and foul-tasting drainage into the mouth. An evaluation by a medical professional will help determine what your lump is and the best course of treatment. ...Read more
Large, red painful lump on cheek, doesn't come to a head like a spot. Just above where it's coming through so maybe I have an abscess or impacted wisdom tooth?
Best to be: Evaluated by a dentist. Once an exam and appropriate x-rays are taken a more definitive diagnosis and aporopriate treatment recomnendations can be rendered. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Small pea sized lump bottom of parotid gland in cheek near jaw. Hurts when squeezed. Painful, feels as if it is irritated from being bitten.
Enlarged lymph node: See your PCP. Direct clinical examination is warranted and essential to exclude any other causes. ...Read more
Painful hard lump still in cheek above infected tooth after abscess drainage & root canal finished. How to get rid of this swelled area day 4 on meds?
Wisdom teeth extraction done over two weeks ago. Have a stitch on my lower left cheek on inside but it hasn't dissolved it's been 17 days and a hard painful lump has formed over it covering most of it?
See the surgeon: You should have an appointment to see the dentist\surgeon that extracted the tooth. If the suture is non resorbable, it needs to be removed. If the lump is painful, you may have some inflammation or infections at the extraction site in which case you need to be seen. It is also possible that the area is still tender but healing normally. Best to go back to the dentist to have him check ...Read more
I have a painful, tender, firm lump around my anus. I've already had I&D of previous abscess on other cheek. Started after bowel prep for MRI. Causes?
I have a lump on my head on the right top side suddenly not sure what is wrong painful and feels like swelling too?
Have it seen: It needs to be seen to be diagnosed and managed. I painful lump makes me think of trauma or infection. All the best. ...Read more