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Pimple inside of cheek is caused by infection?

Pimple inside of cheek is caused by infection?

Papule: A papule or swollen raied area inside the cheek may represent a gland that has been pinched off or a duct that has been pinched off depending on where it is, it may just be a simple closed duct or the beginning of an infection in the salivary or parotid gland. Conservative management with salt water gargles unless you have fever, chills, sweats or pain or swelling of the cheek or a gland. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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White 1-2mm pimple on inside of cheek. Felt hard yesterday and softened today. Gave unprotected oral sex to a girl 6 weeks ago. Is this related?

White 1-2mm pimple on inside of cheek. Felt hard yesterday and softened today. Gave unprotected oral sex to a girl 6 weeks ago. Is this related?

Cheek pimple: It may be coincidental but i would have it checked out by your physician and get some history from the girl as well. If treatment is necessary you both should be aware. ...Read more

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I had a pimple on my cheek and i popped it. 5 minutes later it turned black. after 3 weeks it hasnt gone away. what do i do? Today i used bp

I had a pimple on my cheek and i popped it. 5 minutes later it turned black. after 3 weeks it hasnt gone away. what do i do? Today i used bp

It turned black: because you created a blood scab. It has persisted for 3 weeks perhaps because you are picking at it. This will cause the inflammation to become chronic and increase likelihood of scarring. The best thing for you to do is use a gentle facial cleanser (do NOT scrub), 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, and a light facial moisturizer everyday, and LEAVE IT ALONE. Seek dermatologist advice if that fails. ...Read more

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How can i mimimize my pimples on cheek?

Cleanse: Wash with a good soap on a regularly basis and do not use comdeogenic creams. Other than that - nothing more you can do. ...Read more

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I have pimple with a petfect Ring around it. without pus. In my left cheek ( if im sitting oppsite you ) It been 3 days now .

I have  pimple with a petfect Ring around it. without pus. In  my left cheek ( if im sitting oppsite you ) It been 3 days now
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Inflamed Acne.: It sounds like the acne lesion is inflamed. It will need treatment with topical antibiotic to prevent it from becoming pustular. Recommend OTC benzoyl peroxide 10 %. Avoid touching the lesion. ...Read more

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I have a red pimple at the top of my cheek. No matter what it doesn't come to a head nor dries up. What should I do? And why it happened?

I have a red pimple at the top of my cheek. No matter what it doesn't come to a head nor dries up. What should I do? And why it happened?

Mucocele: This is seen pretty often by dentists. It usually is a blocked salivary gland. If you keep biting it an oral surgeon can remove it and is an easy procedure. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a pimple on your cheek?

What is the best way to get rid of a pimple on your cheek?

Pimple: Clean you skin with a good cleansing soap and use benzoyl peroxide 10% over the counter. You can find coverup to put on the blemish at the counter of your local department store. You have to match your skin tone. A sales rep can help you find the right shade. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a pimple looking bump on the inside of my cheek and my cheek is all swollen, what could it be?

I have a pimple looking bump on the inside of my cheek and my cheek is all swollen, what could it be?

Blocked salivary gla: Blocked salivary gland duct. You probably have calcification blocking you parotid salivary gland. You need to see your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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