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Small Cheek Bones
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Unlikely: Bone cancer is rare, so it is likely not a cancer right out of the gate. Where is this lump, behind the ear? If so, it's likely normal anatomy (mastoid process). No skull is completely without irregularities, if you have symptoms such as pain, headaches, or increase in size would get it checked out, if not there's probably nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Two flaps of skin like lumps on opposite sides of cheek by upper teeth.no pain,not discolored. Getting smaller. I grind teeth and chew inside mouth?
Scared. White patches/whitehead looking in my mouth. Some tiny ones on the inside of cheeks/few larger ones behind where molars wld be on the bone.
White Patch Check: Oral white patches need to be evaluated. There are many causes..The large majority are benign. Occasionally a biopsy is done to determine the cause. Again the large majority biopsied tissues are harmless. Many general dentists do scrape biopsy which is fast and easy for the patient called cdx. But this is less accurate. Others including oral surgeons can do excisional biopsy that removes it whole. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pea sized moveable semi hard lump in bucal mucosa/cheek tender felt one week ago. Above jaw line at lower molar.Not seen inside mouth cancer ..?
Small 1cm lumps on neck/on jaw (face area where jaw connects), moveable, squishy, had for yrs, no pain unless pressed hard on.
Inner right elbow, movable bump, painless, grown in size, slightly smaller then a pea, near bone, can move is in circles around the bone. Thanks.
Dark gray #14 tooth. Bump between hard palate and maxilla bone. No tooth pain. Hurts to press hard on bump. No discoloration of palate. Bump is spongy?
Abcesses: It sounds like you may have an abcess. The fact that your tooth is discolored is consistent with this finding. The tooth may be non-vital ("dead"), and the pain and sponginess may be due to the abcess enlarging and the pus attempting to exit from under the tissues that cover the hard palate. Contact your dds as soon as possible and keep the area clean. Warm salt water rinses should help today. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
More information: Hard to say with information provided. See oral surgeon for exam. ...Read more
They can.: A cardinal sign of aging is loss of facial volume. Replacing the lost volume can restore support to the skin. With the advent of longer lasting injectable fillers (perlane, juvederm, restylane, (dermal fillers) radiesse, etc...), it is possible to maintain cheek fullness without surgery. It requires repeated treatments to maintain the results. Cheek implants can provide a more permanent increase in volume. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lateral side of my foot near cuboid bone. 2 little bony bumps-never hurt but now severe pain and a little itch. Ganglion cyst? or bone spur?
Probably a bone spur: probably a bone spur/bursaGet a more detailed answer ›
Chin bone feels bruised/tender like I've banged it? Currently have a large ulcer on bottom inside lip quite low gum & chin spots? Linked?
Probably: No trauma to site? You need to get this evaluated immediately. You might need medication depending on what is causing it. What is concerning is that it seems like the lesion involves multiple layers - oral/buccal mucosa, gums, subcutaneous tissue. You need to make sure it is not progressing. ...Read more
Multiple small red bumps on wall of throat &small flesh color flaps front of tonsil & multipl small red warts under tongue &big squishy lumps on floor?
Of course you can!: Don't let yourself suffer like this. The infection that you experienceD, is not caused by the chicken. It is caused by bacteria. Therefore, if you prepare the chicken appropriately and you wash your hands, there is no reason why you can't eat chicken after you have typhoid. Bon appetite! ...Read more
See your dentist: Swollen, throbbing gums and small lumps in cheek can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, advanced gum disease. Untreated gingivitis or tooth infection can lead to the bone graft loss and other health problems. See your dentist ASAP because the sooner you treat it the better the outcome. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more