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Have a pimple on the inner side of my cheek in my mouth?

Have a pimple on the inner side of my cheek in my mouth?

See a dentist : You may have bitten your cheek which causes a 'fibroma' or thickening of the cheek that can look like a pimple. If it lasts longer than a week, have a dentist check it out to rule out trauma or in less likely oral cancer. It is better to be safe than sorry. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I've a very tiny little pimple or growth as size of a small dot in the cheek of the back of my mouth nd it been there for a 3weeks do I need 2 worry?

I've a very tiny little pimple or growth as size of a small dot in the cheek of the back of my mouth nd it been there for a 3weeks do I need 2 worry?

Salivary duct: Probably the duct for the parotid salivary gland which is located in the area of the mouth you are describing. Saliva enters your mouth from this duct. If you have doubts, please have it checked by a dentist. ...Read more

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I have a pimple in my cheek size of a small dot in the back of my mouth it been there for about 6 months nd it doesn't hurt please tell me what this ?

I have a pimple in my cheek size of a small dot in the back of my mouth it been there  for about 6 months nd it doesn't hurt please tell me what this ?

Traumatic fibroma: Oral traumatic fibroma is usually due to chronic irritation such as: cheek or lip biting or rubbing from a rough tooth. The common location for an oral fibroma is on the inside of the cheek where the upper and lower teeth meet. The only option is surgical excision of the fibroma and eliminate the source of the irritation. Rec. See your dentist for further investigation. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a red pimple on the left upper cheek? The pimple does not have a head

How do I get rid of a red pimple on the left upper cheek? The pimple does not have a head

Warm compresses: May apply a warm compress for 5 minutes 2-3 times a day. It will help with the swelling and it may help it go away. Avoid picking on it or "popping " it as it may increase scaring . Chances are it will go away even if you don't do anything . ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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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I squeezed a large white head pimple/boil on my cheek perhaps too early and roughly skin is red discolored for 2 weeks. Why so long to go away?

I squeezed a large white head pimple/boil on my cheek perhaps too early and roughly skin is red discolored for 2 weeks. Why so long to go away?

Granulation tissue: It takes about two to four weeks for the new vessels supplying the damaged area to mature, and you may have postinflammatory pigmentation for another few weeks. The same process is taking place as in a surgical scar if you've ever had a chance to watch this. Don't worry. ...Read more

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I get small red pimples that don't come to head on cheeks. They cluster together around my nose/mouth almost making it look like I have whiskers, help?

I get small red pimples that don't come to head on cheeks. They cluster together around my nose/mouth almost making it look like I have whiskers, help?

Many possibilities: You may have acne rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, perineal dermatitis, or some other inflammatory skin condition. See your doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. You may need topical and/or oral antibiotics, antifungals. ...Read more

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Sore in back right side mouth,doesn't hurt.looks like pimple head,popped,now hurts."head" was thick yellow/orange.still swollen and open. what is it??

Sore in back right side mouth,doesn't hurt.looks like pimple head,popped,now hurts."head" was thick yellow/orange.still swollen and open. what is it??

Right pharynx absces: Pharyngeal abscess. You need antibiotics, likely and follow up to make sure it is not retropharyngeal abscess. Rarely could be sore of autoimmune disease that was infected but would need labs . Follow up with doc/urgetn care ...Read more

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Boil like pimple corner of mouth. it had a white head so tried to pop it. nothing came out and there is mark on my inner lip. still feel lump in lip?

Boil like pimple corner of mouth. it had a white head so tried to pop it. nothing came out and there is mark on my inner lip. still feel lump in lip?

Have your doctor: take a look. May be a cyst underneath that was infected. If that's the case, it may become infected again, so it's best to have it properly diagnosed. You can also apply warm compresses to the area, rather than trying to pop it. ...Read more

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I have one small red bump in the area at the bottom of my mouth where my gums meet my lip, right in the middle. It has a white pimple-looking head on it. It is causing me pain throughout my mouth and burns whenever I eat/drink. What could it be?

I have one small red bump in the area at the bottom of my mouth where my gums meet my lip, right in the middle. It has a white pimple-looking head on it. It is causing me pain throughout my mouth and burns whenever I eat/drink. What could it be?

Canker sore: It's a canker sore, or an aphthous ulcer. I get them too, and they are annoying. The immune system itself causes them, sometimes in times of stress, sometimes in response to certain viruses, or sometimes "just 'cuz". Aside from a pain reliever if they are bad, there isn't much you can do, and they go away without help in about 1-2 weeks. Certain foods like citrus are irritating. ...Read more

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What to do for pimple and black head?

What to do for pimple and black head?

Simple: Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects and causes pressure. The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing and avoid picking/squeezing lets nature take its course. ...Read more

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I have a pimple like bump on my head and it burns ?

I have a pimple like bump on my head  and it burns ?

Any pus ?: it could be a pimple ..Jew the area clean and dry and monitor for improvement ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

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