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I have some bumpy red dots inside my mouth but only on the left side. A cluster of them towards entrance of the mouth but inside. What could this be?

I have some bumpy red dots inside my mouth but only on the left side. A cluster of them towards entrance of the mouth but inside. What could this be?

Can be deadly: Red sores in the mouth can be many things. Canker or cold sores, erythroplakia, or candidiasis to name a few. Some red lesions are oral cancer. Cancers usually start out small and painless at first but grows and spreads quickly. Early diagnosis and treatment is the key. Dentist look for these lesions in routine dental exams. Don't hesitate to have them checked by a doctor. ...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 1 dark red bubble inside my mouth, cheek. No pain and I gave head 2 days before this appeared. What is it?

I have 1 dark red bubble inside my mouth, cheek. No pain and I gave head 2 days before this appeared. What is it?

Dark Red Bubble: Not exactly a medical term, but it might be a lesion related to biting your cheek. If it does not resolve on its own within two weeks, seek the help of an oral surgeon to determine exactly what it is. ...Read more

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I have a red bump inside my mouth on my jaw? I just notice it it did not hurt

I have a red bump inside my mouth on my jaw? I just notice it it did not hurt

Several Possibilitie: Gum and tooth infections, as well as oral cancer can give these symptoms. See your dentist for diagnosis and treatment options and recommendations. ...Read more

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I have a red lump inside my mouth it was painful so i went to the pharmacy they gave me cream but its got worse its like a burn and it turned brown?

I have a red lump inside my mouth it was painful so i went to the pharmacy they gave me cream but its got worse its like a burn and it turned brown?

Examination: Please call the "red lump inside my mouth" expert, your dentist, for an examination. You need examination and possibly biopsy to properly diagnose lesion. ...Read more

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I hve this pin point red mole like inside my mouth on cheek wall, its only one, and not painful. What could it be? Could it be dangerous?

I hve this pin point red mole like inside my mouth on cheek wall, its only one, and not painful. What could it be? Could it be dangerous?

It seems like a: Small blood vessel which is usually benign. I can't tell for sure. If it gets bigger or worse, see your dr for an accurate diagnosis. God bless you! ...Read more

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I have a dark red/brown spot inside my mouth, on the inner cheek. It's small. I first noticed it several months ago, forgot about it, and noticed it again while brushing tonight. I made an appt. with a dentist, but now I'm very worried. Cancer..?

I have a dark red/brown spot inside my mouth, on the inner cheek. It's small. I first noticed it several months ago, forgot about it, and noticed it again while brushing tonight. I made an appt. with a dentist, but now I'm very worried. Cancer..?

Lesion: You did the right thing about seeking a dental evaluation. At your age the risk of oral cancer is very low. The fact that it's small and on your cheek also makes it less likely to be a cancerous lesion. Be aware that smoking of any kind and alcohol consumption increases your risks, especially if you do both. Get six month soft tissue examinations at your dentist. Don't worry. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of small red bumps/blisters inside my mouth in the crease where my gum meets the inner lip. It tingles and is irritated. What is it?

I have a cluster of small red bumps/blisters inside my mouth in the crease where my gum meets the inner lip. It tingles and is irritated. What is it?

Mouth lesions: Maybe cold sores or ulcers. Or may be connected to your teeth. Have them seen by your doctor or dentist for a a accurate diagnosis and treated. All the best. ...Read more

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I have a series of red dots or bumps inside my mouth on the inside of my cheek.

I have a series of red dots or bumps inside my mouth on the inside of my cheek.

Bumps: Please send a photo to see if it is from biting the side of your mouth or something serious. Are you a smoker? ...Read more

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Red bump inside my lower lip/mouth, doesn't itch or pain, it looks like I but it but what can this be?

Red bump inside my lower lip/mouth, doesn't itch or pain, it looks like I but it but what can this be?

Contact allergy?: May be a contact irritant from acid or spicy food or toothpaste. Viruses can sometimes do this. Will probably just go away. ...Read more

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What are red dots inside the mouth?

More info needed: The mouth is a large cavity with a lot of anatomical parts in it. Where exactly are these red dots? If they are on the tongue and you do not have any symptoms, they may be taste buds. ...Read more

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Does cold sores grow inside the mouth? Like under the inner upper lip where red flesh is?

Does cold sores grow inside the mouth? Like under the inner upper lip where red flesh is?

Cold sores: Cold sores may develop inside the mouth most commonly but may present almost anywhere on the face, inside or outside of the nose and lips. Cold sores are often referred to as "Fever Blisters". They often present as a cluster of blisters and some people report a "tingling" sensation before they actually appear. Cold sores are of viral origin and are contagious. ...Read more

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What is this red lump of cheek skin inside my mouth called? I've heard that they are called oral skin tags but i want to make sure?

Sadly impossible : To diagnose without examining you clinically. Would recommend a consult with your dentist to evaluate lesion recommend appropriate treatment if any. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have ulcer inside my mouth which I thought to be cranker sore but it has red border but the inside is also red. It hurts really bad. What is it?

I have ulcer inside my mouth which I thought to be cranker sore but it has red border but the inside is also red. It hurts really bad. What is it?

More info needed: Besides being visualized, some other info would help your dentist make a diagnosis. How long has it been there? Social habits (drinking/smoking)? Condition of your teeth? Where is it located? As you can see, you'll need to make an appointment to be examined. ...Read more

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A six years old kid have little red bumps on the hands and inside the mouth and it is spreading around the body what is it? Its not itchy

A six  years old kid have little red bumps on the hands and inside the mouth and it is spreading around the body what is it? Its not itchy

Viral : This is most likely a virus, hand foot and mouth virus can cause this. Treat your child's symptoms to make him/her feel better. This is contagious so keep away from other kids. ...Read more

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Hard moving lump inside my mouth on the left side near my salivary glands on the bone. Also very small red bumps near tonsils on one side? 16 year old

Hard moving lump inside my mouth on the left side near my salivary glands on the bone. Also very small red bumps near tonsils on one side? 16 year old

See a dentist: If if the lamp lasts longer than one or two weeks, you should be concerned. I would advise you to have the lump examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. pedodontist, oral surgeon), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of redness in corner of mouth?

What could be the cause of redness in corner of mouth?

Irritation: You may have a few different things. It could be an area that doesn't dry out much (licking) and may or may not have a fungal infection, possible viral lesion such as a form of herpes labalis, it could be from trauma of a split lip that just hasn't healed. ...Read more

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How can I relieve redness in the cheeks and around the mouth?

Find the Cause: You need to see a dentist to determine what is causing the redness to get rid of it. Also since you don't say if it hurts it is impossible to know what it might be. There are many things that can cause redness like this. See a professinal for hlep. ...Read more

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Redness on floor of mouth causes?treatment for it?

Depends: The area is vascular and red naturally. If new and irritated, pharyngitis ,viral or bacterial can affect the area. ...Read more

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Can amoxiciilin cause redness and burning in back of mouth/ mouth?

Can amoxiciilin cause redness and burning in back of mouth/ mouth?

Yes: May be an allergic reaction. Why are you taking it? Would call the doctor who prescribed it and discuss it be fore taking more. ...Read more

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I have redness in my mouth on my cheek and flat white areas..What is it?

I  have redness in my mouth on my cheek and flat white areas..What is it?

See your dentist: for evaluation and oral pathology screening. See your dentist for mouth lesions (red or white) that persist longer than two weeks. ...Read more

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