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Doctor insights on: Small Nodules On Inside Of Cheek Or Lips

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Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more


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I have two small black spots(like mole) on my cheek and near my lip.It appeared suddenly last week.What should it be?Should i consult a dermatologist?

I have two small black spots(like mole) on my cheek and near my lip.It appeared suddenly last week.What should it be?Should i consult a dermatologist?

Black Spots on Face: Skin cancer is on the rise. There are three types of skin cancer: basil cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer, but if you detect it early, treatment can be successful. The areas most likely to have spots are the scalp, lips, ears, neck, chest, arms, hands, legs and the face. Spots can appear suddenly or slowly over time. See derm. ...Read more

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Blue bruise marks on lips.Pain under left rib cage which is sometimes constant with small nodule lump. Tired and lathargic all the time doctor say ibs?

Blue bruise marks on lips.Pain under left rib cage which is sometimes constant with small nodule lump. Tired and lathargic all the time doctor say ibs?

Complete exam: These symptoms could be related to a much more serious condition like cardiac, vascular or malignancy(cancer) . Start with the cardiologist, lab tests, chest xray , ekg, stress test and proceed from there. Now! ...Read more

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Lump in cheek nodule type can only be felt from inside of cheek. How do I remove this?

Lump in cheek nodule type can only be felt from inside of cheek. How do I remove this?

Go see your doctor: You need a medical exam by your doctor. That is the only way to find out what this nodule insdie your check is. You can wait for sometime to see if it is growing in size or not. If it increases in size over 1 to 2 months then it may have to be taken out surgically and examined microscopically. ...Read more

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My friend chew pan masala not tambaco ... but his inside cheek having some white and gray lines and spot.. also upser side lips...what is this ?

My friend chew pan masala not tambaco ... but his inside cheek having some white and gray lines and spot.. also upser side lips...what is this ?

Tell your friend: to stop chewing pan , even with out tobacco from other ingredients are carcinogenic ( cancer producing ) ,bad for oral hygiene , cause gingivitis ,permanently stains the teeth. these lines may be leucoplakia a pre-cancerous state ,has to see the doctor soon . ...Read more

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I have woken up with a swollen left cheek. My lips are numb and the gun area on the inside is sensitive to the touch.

I have woken up with a swollen left cheek. My lips are numb and the gun area on the inside is sensitive to the touch.

Go to Urgent Care: Symptoms such as this should be evaluated promptly. I wonder 'what' might have happened to you yesterday that could possibly affect that side? I wonder too if you've been under significant stress. One of my considerations would be early shingles- so for that reason I would want you to be seen. If it is shingles, you can get antiviral treatment to stop it. There are of course other causes so see MD ...Read more

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Reacurring Red dot/spots in my month on inside cheek and inside lip. with a white head. Not painful. That last for 3 daydays max. What could it be?

Reacurring Red dot/spots  in  my month on inside cheek and inside lip. with a white head. Not painful. That last for 3 daydays max.  What could it be?

Mouth: Could be caused by dental trauma in those areas, minor salivary gland enlargement implying you dont drink enough water, local trauma from hot foods. When they come go see and ENT or oral surgeon to check them out ...Read more