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Painful Lump Inside 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
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 :(?
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
Sounds like Boils: Please see a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer