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Pimple Inside Cheek
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
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
Have a white-head-pimple looking bump inside left cheek. Can't pop it. Painless. Feels like 1/4 the size of a pea, maybe smaller. Oral cancer? Scared.
Unlikely: Unlikely serious. See oral surgeon or ENT doc for exam. ...Read more
Why am I having small bumps like pimples that come inside my cheeks. They come and go and they are painless with fluids inside.
Probable benign: But just to be sure, see a Dentist or Oral Surgeon when the "bumps" are in full bloom. ...Read more
I had a pimple on my cheek and I popped it. 5 minutes later it turned black. After 3 weeks it hasn't 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
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 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 adark circle spot on my cheek from a pimple after I popped it. Ican still feel a little bit ofpus from the pimplethatwasthere whatcan I buyforit?
Wash: Wash it off. Then leave it alone. It will heal on it's own/ ...Read more
I have a hard lump on my cheek almost like a pimple. Its been there for years. What could this be?
Lump: Not enough information. This could be a lot of things. ...Read more
I have a pimple looking bump on the inside of my cheek and my cheek is all swollen, what could it be?
Ihave had a small hard lump on the surface of my cheek that grows a hard white pimple like head for 4 months. I scratch it comes back?
May be a skin cyst: A bump on the skin that has whitish stuff inside, but is not pus as in a pimple, is likely a skin cyst that contains skin oils and skin cells. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can look at it to see what can be done. Sometimes, keeping the cyst empty for a while will allow it to shrink in size. Other times, a bothersome cyst needs surgical removal. ...Read more
I am 28 and had a large red pimple on my cheek. Lasted more than a week. Popped it. Left behind small flat red mark. Pimple or skin damage by sun?
I had this pimple under my right ass cheek skin for months now. I'm worried. It doesn't hurt nor change in size. Is it dangerous? What could it be?
Sounds like cyst: Could be a cyst -- not dangerous. Another possibility is a dertmatofibroma, a small, firm bump than can arise at sites of insect bites or infected/inflamed hair follicles, also not dangerous. ...Read more
I have this red semi-hard bump on my left cheek and I don't know if it's a pimple or not. It's not white in the middle and I can't pop it or anything?
There was a pimple 2 weeks ago on my left cheek. It gone eventually by releasing scum. But my beard hair are not growing at that area. Please Help....
You may have created: A scar, but I would see dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
I have a dark circle spot on my cheek from a pimple after I popped it. I can still feel a little bit ofpus from the pimplethatwasthere. Howdoesitgoaway?
Scar tissue: Pimples are inflammation (irritation). When you popped it you may have caused some of this irritation to go down further into the fatty cells. There the body formed small amount of scar tissue to form. Gently massage area daily but I would have your MD check it out to make sure. Please don't pick/pop pimples - it often causes things to get worse! Ask your MD for medicine to help acne. ...Read more
Topical treatment: A number of different topical medications may help. Over the counter medications use contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. Prescription options include epiduo, benzaclin, (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) aczone and other medications. Sometimes a course of oral antibiotics is helpful. See a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
Inflammation/pigment: If the pimple just healed, this is likely some residual inflammation. If it's been a while, you may have some post inflammatory hyper pigmentation. It may resolve on it's own, but if its been there for a while you might try a bleaching cream or steroid ointment on it. ...Read more
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