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Soft Lump On Cheek
If u had a patient 16 yr of age with a tiny soft lump in cheek coming out of it.And a hard small lump in tongue.What wud u guess it is. No tobaco use?
A largish, soft lump on my butt cheek isn't bothersome, but if it needs surgical excision, what are practical considerations for stitches, etc.?
Soft tissue lump: This is most likely a lipoma but it is best to have it examined by your PCP to confirm. Dependent on where it is located on the buttock - pressure from sitting can sometimes cause the wound to open so that more permanent(nonabsorbable) sutures would be used to try to keep this from occurring. If it is less then 3-4 cm then it typically can be closed with an absorbable suture. ...Read more
Very small somewhat soft lump/flap like thing in cheek across from top molars. Been there a month, seems to be getting smaller over time. What is it?
Usually benign: Are self limited. Keep good dental hygiene. It will be helpful to have a picture. If getting smaller don't worry but it's advisable to consult a dentist if persists. ...Read more
I have a brownish looking raised soft lump appear on my buttock cheek. the skin is looser over it almost like a deflated blister. Approx 1cm diameter.
May be a cyst or inf: This may be a type of cyst. Your physician can look at it and see if it needs to be cultured if it is an infection, which sometimes these things are ...Read more
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've just recently noticed the my left cheek is larger than my right one. There is no pain and no obvious lumps or bumps. What should I do?
Cheek: Probably an anatomical variation. No worries.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi I accidentally bit the inside of my cheek at least a year ago now and it won't heal or go away the lump is still there. I don't know what to think?
See dentist: See your dentist and have it removed......this can become precancerous if it continues to be damaged. No worries thought, my mom had the same thing and we had it removed, it healed right up and all is good. Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap for any dental questions with my special keycode: DFWMCQ! Securely video or text chat by virtual appointment. http://htap.us/28qexs ...Read more
Different options: The face has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, nerves, vessels and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more