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Redness On Inside Of Cheeks
Many causes: There are many reasons for lesions in the mouth. To make a diagnosis and prescribe treatment the lesions have to be examined. Please see your dentist for evaluation...Can't be done over the computer. ...Read more
I just found a small black/ dark red spot inside my cheek above my back lower molars. What could this be?
Trauma: If you just noticed it, the black/dark red spot most likely represents an area of trauma, such as happens when biting your cheek. This could occur during chewing without you realizing it. It should disappear within a week, unless you keep biting it. It may also represent pigment of no consequence. If you use dip or chew, it could be serious & you should be checked by your doctor or dentist. ...Read more
I have a dark red mark inside my cheek. It is painless but scary. Could this be a std? I do bite my a lot though. What is this?
Cheek Lesion: Any discoloration inside the mouth that his new should be evaluated by a dentist or physician. If you bite the inside of your mouth it is likely a "hematoma" also called a blood blister. If that is the case then nothing needs to be done, but ruling out other worrisome diagnoses is warranted. Melanoma can present in the mouth or under the tongue. An std is very unlikely. ...Read more
Not necessarily: You need to have your doctor look at it. ...Read more
Hello and welcome to HeathTap, can you share a picture so that I can have a better idea?
Also please share how long do you have the rash now and do you smoke cigarettes?
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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?
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
Red spots reoccurring inside cheek, blood blisters appear instantly after biting it. Also a red spot has been permanent for a few months on outer lip?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Small dark red ucler on inside of cheek in mouth burning mouth sensation also have fibromyalgia and menopause also acid reflux?
Apthtous ulcer: If it has not been there long, it is probably and ulcer. You can rinse with equal parts maalox (stomach meds) chloroseptic sore throat spray and liquid benedryl. This will dry out the ulcer and coat it to relieve pain. If the ulcer does not improve a little each day contact your dentist. ...Read more
Red patch inside cheek in mouth. Not swollen or painful, just raw to the touch. Been there 2 months. Lump on neck beside throat. Oral cancer?!
I found a small red speck on the inside of my cheek. I've been dipping for about two years and am trying to quit. It looks like it could have been fro?
Question cut off: Please resubmit and include a specific question. ...Read more
Usually goes away: What you describe ranges from being an ulcer, to an allergic reaction, to an area of trauma. If it grows every day for 5 days or more, or if it doesn't disappear in 10 days, you should visit your doctor. Usually these just disappear in a short period of time. Try dissolving a teaspoon of table salt in warm (soup temp) tap water and swish it inside your mouth for 5 minutes twice daily x 5 days. ...Read more
I have a red patch on the inside of my cheek and over the last few weeks it got bigger. What could it be? What can I do to try to get rid of it?
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I have these 2 red dots on the inside of my cheek their not raised they don't hurt. Their just their. Could it be like a defiecency or something. I'm 16?
Probabl Viral Infect: It is probably due to a viral infection and most of these clear by themselves but if it is of concern to you it may be wise to have it checked by your doctor. Ask your parents to take you to the pediatrician as you are only 16. ...Read more
I have a red growth on the inside of my cheek where my teeth meets my cheek it hurts what could this be?
Growth: It is impossible to tell you exactly what this is without seeing it so get to a dentist ASAP. This my be a wisdom tooth causing this, cheek bite, infection or something else. ...Read more
White and red sore on the inside of my cheek hurts bad been here for like 3 days don't know what it is or how to get rid of it)-:?
Mouth sore: May be a canker sore, an area that was traumatized, apthous ulcer, or other lesion. Try swish and spit with warm salt water or half strength hydrogen peroxide/half strength water. You can see your physician for prescriptions like Magic Mouth wash combinations. Oragel on the tip of a qtip applied directly to the lesion can ease the pain. If it doesn't resolve within a week, have it looked at. ...Read more
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
I have little red dots on the inside of my cheek from biting it hard. Do they count as legions? Is it safe to open mouth kiss someone I just met?
LIttle red dots?: If the 'little red dots' are only the result of cheek biting, they are not contagious to others. Actually you might be more prone to infection from other individuals. There is no way for us (or you) to know if you or another individual are 'safe' from other conditions. Life is full of dangers. Choose wisely. ...Read more
Small red purple spot in an enlarged papilla left cheek & a canker sore inside red cheek. I have allergies but overall feel fine. No trauma, feel ok?
Oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon for evaluation/advice. Sometimes a significant problem has just started and can be treated effectively. ...Read more
I have recently developed a red pus filled sore inside my inner cheek in my mouth. I also have been having trouble swallowing and my throat sore?
Facial redness: The auriculotemporal nerve supplies salivary and sweat glands as well as bloods vessels in the face. When eating highly flavoured food, the nerves stimulate the flow of saliva to aid digestion. After injury, it is thought that these nerve impulses are "misdirected" to stimulate skin blood vessels and sweat glands rather than salivary flow. The result is facial redness and sweating. Usuall one side. ...Read more
Redness on inner cheek. No pain. But white filimy substance on that effected area. Painless and no complications?
A couple of thoughts: The first is yeast/candida. White film may occur, more likely on the tongue, with a fungal infection in the mouth. Usually there would also be burning. Occurs as the result of antibiotic, oral steroid use or immunodeficiency diseases (HIV). It could be leukoplakia, a chronic irritation of the mucous membranes from rough teeth, smoking. See your dentist, oral surgeon, Ear/Nose/Throat specialist. ...Read more
I'm abit worried I have this small bubble and some redness almost like a cut in the inside of my cheek. Should I be worried? What should I do?
Sore in mouth: Most sores in the mouth heal in a few days and are harmless. You should seek medical attention if the problem becomes widespread, or keeps recurring. ...Read more
See dentist: Hard to say. You should see a dentist to have the areas evaluated and possibly even swabbed, smeared and tested for what the cause may be. ...Read more
I just realized yesterday (12/12/2014) that the side of my cheek had small white spots with redness around them. Should I be concerned?
Really need to see: The spots in order to diagnoseGet a more detailed answer ›
Do all cankers hurt? I've had a white spot for 2 days, and it doesn't hurt. There's no redness around it either also have one on my cheek too.
I would not think so: White lesions can be many things. It could be a yeast infection but those wipe off with your finger or it could be related to stress. Of course, everyone's tolerance for pain is different. If they persist than see your dentist to get a proper diagnosis, we have good topical medications to treat lesions like that. ...Read more
For 3 yrs I had broken capillaries on one cheek, now I have them on the other and redness over nose. I have rnp1.6 u1rnp >0.2, enapanel>0.2. Sign of ai?
Reaction?: Could be an untoward reaction to one of the creams you used. ...Read more