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Red bump on left cheek in mouth! Is it cancer?

Red bump on left cheek in mouth! Is it cancer?

Could be several: Things. Please consult with your dentist or an oral surgeon for an exam to check this bump. The most common pink/red cheek bump is called a fibroma which is not cancer. Trauma may have caused this "scar like" bump. However, you really need to have this looked at to make sure it is nothing to worry about or if it needs to be removed and/or biopsied. ...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 have a big red bump in my mouth and feels like a bunch of tiny ones allover in my cheek I have had it for a year and been to two doctors w no idea.

I have a big red bump in my mouth and feels like a bunch of tiny ones allover in my cheek I have had it for a year and been to two doctors w no idea.

Red bump: Red bump which is usually found in the midline is a benign bony tumor known as torus palatinus. Check with your dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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A red bump with hardness underneath and red/black head and redness area. Does that sound like a spider bit? Located on thigh

A red bump with hardness underneath and red/black head and redness area. Does that sound like a spider bit? Located on thigh

Skin infection: Did you actually see a spider bite you? If not, the bump you describe is likely an abscess. In any event, it should be evaluated by a physician to determine the appropriate course of treatment (I & D +/- antibiotics). ...Read more

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I have a small red bump on the roof of my mouth, it occurred a few hours after I gave my boyfriend head the first time. I've always had cold sores.

I have a small red bump on the roof of my mouth, it occurred a few hours after I gave my boyfriend head the first time. I've always had cold sores.

Unlikely related: Sexually transmitted diseases may spread this way, but it is extremely unlikely that any symptoms or signs of such disease would manifest within just a few hours. It is much more likely to bet the beginning of a cold sore or something else. ...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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A goose egg like bump on my arm about 2 inches wide with a red bump in the middle that has a head. The head is white?

A goose egg like bump on my arm about 2 inches wide with a red bump in the middle that has a head. The head is white?

See below: Sounds like abscess, boil, or infected cyst. Any recent injury to area—scratch, insect bite? Try warm compresses to encourage it to open & drain. Wash with warm, soapy water; pat dry. If lump gets larger, redder, more painful, see pcp for treatment. If u have history of boils, may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Very big red bump in groin area. There is no head (like a pimple) been there for a week. What could it be and what should I do?

Very big red bump in groin area. There is no head (like a pimple) been there for a week. What could it be and what should I do?

Cyst: Assuming the bump is painful, it is likely a cyst which is a fluid filled bump below the skin. It could also be an early abcess, which is an infected collection of pus below the skin, like a pimple but more painful and larger. Either can be a consequence of shaving in the genital region. Don't squeeze or pop it! I recommend seeing your doctor asap to see if it needs to be drained. ...Read more

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There is a red bump about half the size of a pea on my leg about two inches from my bikini line. There is no head on it right now. What could it be?

There is a red bump about half the size of a pea on my leg about two inches from my bikini line. There is no head on it right now. What could it be?

Red bumps: If you shave your bikini area, this could be folliculitis. The skin could be irritated and infected due to using the same razor repeatedly. ...Read more

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Red bump on head closer to neck. Another one about two inches away skin color. And another bump I scratched and made bleed. Please help me what is it?

Red bump on head closer to neck. Another one about two inches away skin color. And another bump I scratched and made bleed. Please help me what is it?

Need exam: Unfortunately, rashes, bumps etc are almost impossible to diagnose and tell what they are over the computer. This would require you to see a dr. Who can examine and look at the area in question to determine what it is and how to treat it, best wishes. ...Read more

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My six year old son came home with a red bump on his forehead n after getting him a hair cut I saw there were sevral in his head n a few on his skin?

My six year old son came home with a red bump on his forehead n after getting him a hair cut I saw there were sevral in his head n a few on his skin?

? Bites: Theses sound like bites. Are they Itchy or sore? Have the changed their appearance? If itchy and bumps likely bites. Treat his symptoms. All the best. Follow up as required. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on top of my head, what is it?

I have a red bump on top of my head, what is it?

Get it looked at: You might have bumped it or you might have a skin cancer up there, without more information impossible to tell. ...Read more

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Large red bump with white head, what is this?

Large red bump with white head, what is this?

Do not know: It is best if that is seen. Can be a boil or a bug bite or infection...do not know without seeing it. ...Read more

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I have a small red bump on the head of my penis, closer to the tip. It is slightly sensitive but I wouldn't describe it as pain. What could this be?

I have a small red bump on the head of my penis, closer to the tip. It is slightly sensitive but I wouldn't describe it as pain. What could this be?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. What you described is consistent with herpes. If you are sexually active you may wish to see a doctor for an evaluation and tests for sexually transmitted diseases.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have some red bump in the middle of my head for more than three months, I used medicated shampoo and other things and it not working. I don't k?

I have some red bump in the middle of my head for more than three months, I used medicated shampoo and other things and it not working. I don't k?

A picture is worth..: ..a thousand words. There are NUMEROUS causes of a red skin bump. Perhaps most likely is a small hemangioma/blood vessel proliferation or tiny blood vessel injury. Other possibilities: an infected pimple, eczema/dry skin, contact allergy (touching something irritating). Submit a picture to HealthTap or see your Doctor/Dermatologist for diagnosis; 3 months is long enough to wonder:) ...Read more

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Red bump with white head on it. On my outer labia. It only hurts when being pressed or touched against it. What could this be?

Red bump with white head on it. On my outer labia. It only hurts when being pressed or touched against it. What could this be?

Possible infection: This could be an infected gland in the area. Suggest you use warm compresses or sit in a tub of very warm water and also wash with an antibacterial soap like dial. If it worsens, may need to be drained by a doctor or you may need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Daughter is 15 months old has one red bump in her inner thigh started off hard now its going soft but still very red and has a lil white head.

Daughter is 15 months old has one red bump in her inner thigh started off hard now its going soft but still very red and has a lil white head.

Abcess?: This sounds like a small abcess, possibly from an ingrown hair, or something of the sort. You should see your pediatrician for definitive diagnosis and possible treatment. Do not squeeze it! ...Read more

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So on Wednesday my gf and I had sex thursday morning I materbated later on thursday I seen a tiny red bump on head of my penis my gf and I are clean?

So on Wednesday my gf and I had sex thursday morning I materbated later on thursday I seen a tiny red bump on head of my penis my gf and I are clean?

Tricky: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,

Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person.

Pimples are pretty common. Irritation without anything wrong at the area where urine comes out are two (of several) minor problems that are not STD's.
Warts, Herpes are std's that can look like a red bump. ...Read more

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Painless red bump on head of penis. Has been there since April. Started as a red spot that u couldn't feel by touch but now is large and noticeable?

Painless red bump on head of penis. Has been there since April. Started as a red spot that u couldn't feel by touch but now is large and noticeable?

Inflammed bump: The red bump could signify a small cyst and in of and itself is not problematic. However, if it gets bigger or more painful then have it evaluated by a Dermatologist who may need to treat it. ...Read more

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About 3 weeks ago I noticed a red bump on the head of my penis. Now there are 3 more and they have a little scab on them. They don't hurt. What is this?

About 3 weeks ago I noticed a red bump on the head of my penis. Now there are 3 more and they have a little scab on them. They don't hurt. What is this?

Here are some...: Without more detailed Hx and a direct look, it's hard to offer accurate Dx although long foreskin-related causes are likely; if so, circumcision is good care. But, to sort things out correctly is not that difficult if following instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work timely & closely with Doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx & care. ...Read more

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Baby has red bump on head white puss comes out?

Baby has red bump on head white puss comes out?

Time for a visit: You don't mention the babies age. If under 2 months an office visit today is very important & you should not delay. If an older toddler, you might clean the area and monitor it for a few days. If the pus doesn't re-accumulate it may heal with simple wound care. ...Read more

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I have this red bump on my head and when it pops blood comes out? What is it? It's like pea sized.

I have this red bump on my head and when it pops blood comes out? What is it? It's like pea sized.

Cyst.: Sounds like acne or a sebaceous cyst. They are normal. But if it keeps recurring or becoming painful I would seek help from your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my hair line on my head. It hurts to touch and I made it bleed by picking at it. What could it be?

I have a red bump on my hair line on my head. It hurts to touch and I made it bleed by picking at it. What could it be?

See a dermatologist: This should be examined by an expert. Do not pick at it or fool with it so that the doctor can see what it looks like before you do this. ...Read more

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Woke this morning with a large red bump over left eyebrow about the size of a quarter. Looks like I bumped my head but didn't. No pain. Causes?

Woke this morning with a large red bump over left eyebrow about the size of a quarter. Looks like I bumped my head but didn't. No pain. Causes?

Hi OAdams,: Could be that you have a large pimple or an inflamed cyst in the area. Use hot compresses and see if you can get into see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Recenyly noticed small red bump or spott under head of penis not painfull havet had sex in over 6 months never noticed this very small spot begore?

Recenyly noticed small red bump or spott under head of penis not painfull havet had sex in over 6 months never noticed this very small spot begore?

Irritation: Small red bump can be an irritation from cloths from soaps. There are small glands on the penis that can be infected. ...Read more

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I have one red bump on my inner thigh that hurts when I touch it. Is it some kind of bite or ingrown hair? No pus or head to it. What is it or to do?

I have one red bump on my inner thigh that hurts when I touch it. Is it some kind of bite or ingrown hair? No pus or head to it. What is it or to do?

Bump: An inflamed cyst from bacteria in the hair follicle may not show a "pus head" but rather show redness, tenderness, due to inflammation or infection deep in the skin. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My son was bit by a tick abt 2 wks ago. It was jus a red bump but now is looking more like a blister or white head. This normal or Should I be worried?

My son was bit by a tick abt 2 wks ago. It was jus a red bump but now is looking more like a blister or white head. This normal or Should I be worried?

Local reaction: Most insect bites induce local reaction, some reactions are immediate others maybe delayed &/ prolonged. Your son was bitten by a tick and raises the concern of possible transmission of certain infections. The type of tick, your geographic location and the general health of your son will be valuable contributors to guiding his care. Take care ...Read more

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Red bump on my inner thigh I thought it was probably a boil, but it never came to a head, sank under the skin and now is flat and purple, 4 monthsnow?

Red bump on my inner thigh I thought it was probably a boil, but it never came to a head, sank under the skin and now is flat and purple, 4 monthsnow?

Boil: It may be gone, but since it is persisting I would have it seen by your doctor, make sure nothing further needs to be done or treated. ...Read more

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My 8 month old woke up yesterday with a red bump on the side of his head. What is it?

My 8 month old woke up yesterday with a red bump on the side of his head. What is it?

Too vague.: Is he well or sick? Does it hurt? Is it soft or hard? Does it itch? Are more bumps appearing? This could be many, many things and the nature of the bump can't be determined with the info you've given. ...Read more

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What is a red bump that hurts like a spider or boil but has a black lookin head on it?

What is a red bump that hurts like a spider or boil but has a black lookin head on it?

Infected cyst: Antibiotics may be ableto quiet it down but it probably needs to be drained. The cyst wall will be removed at the time of drainage. The cyst wall may need to be removed later after the infection has resolved. ...Read more

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Single red bump in Pubic area. No head. Cannot pop. Does not itch. Only hurts when messed with?

Single red bump in Pubic area. No head. Cannot pop. Does not itch. Only hurts when messed with?

Genital sores: With pain indicates a need for diagnosis and treatment. One POSSIBILITY is herpes but there are others. Peace and good health. ...Read more