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I have painful lump inside cheek near wisdom tooth. Help?

I have painful lump inside cheek near wisdom tooth. Help?

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

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Wisdom teeth extraction done over two weeks ago. Have a stitch on my lower left cheek on inside but it hasnt dissolved it's been 17 days and a hard painful lump has formed over it covering most of it?

Wisdom teeth extraction done over two weeks ago. Have a stitch on my lower left cheek on inside but it hasnt 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

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I have a Very painful lump in my cheek thats getting worse. I have a feeling that it is a cheek abscess and I'm very worried. How are these treated?

I have a Very painful lump in my cheek thats 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

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Hard painful lump deep in the tissue where my lower gum meets cheek?

Hard painful lump deep in the tissue where my lower gum meets cheek?

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

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I have a reacurring lump on my groin and at the same time a painful spot on my left bottom cheek.

I have a reacurring lump on my groin and at the same time a painful spot on my left bottom cheek.

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

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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?

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

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