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I have a painful Spot on my bottom left gum.my jaw and lymph nodes swollen. isnt like a blister,big swollen lump.mouth cancer? or wisdom teeth pain?:(

I have a painful Spot on my bottom left gum.my jaw and lymph nodes swollen. isnt like a blister,big swollen lump.mouth cancer? or wisdom teeth pain?:(

Dental abscess: Dental abscess infection may spread to the face, brain or neck. Direct spread from a dental source can account for up to 10% of brain abscesses. See your dentist for a preventive treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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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 a swollen lump on the roof my mouth (hard palate), that is located evenly with the left side of my back teeth but over a little, painful.?

I have a swollen lump on the roof my mouth (hard palate), that is located evenly with the left side of my back teeth but over a little, painful.?

Palatal tori: It may be palatal tori, which is a normal overgrowth of bone on the roof of your mouth. Sometimes food or your toothbrush can scrap the tender tissue stretching over the tori causing pain. Rinse with warm salt water. You need to see a dentist to make sure you do not have a palatal abcess due to an infected tooth or less likely oral cancer. ...Read more

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My mom has a bump in her mouth on her gum it's not that it is swollen it's just a lump what can it be?

My mom has a bump in her mouth on her gum it's not that it is swollen it's just a lump what can it be?

Bump: Most likely an abscessed tooth especially if it is soft and she should see her dentist as soon as she can. If it is on the tongue side and it is hard it is most likely an overgrowth of bone and is not a problem. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lump under my lip by the side of my mouth. I am a virgin but have recently kissed my boyfriend what is this?

I have a swollen lump under my lip by the side of my mouth. I am a virgin but have recently kissed my boyfriend what is this?

Herpes Simplex: Probably you have hsv1 . See your doctor for a prescription med. Herpes simplex 1 or hsv 1 as oral herpes. It is different from genital herpes which is hsv 2 . . Medication can decrease the pain related to an outbreak and can shorten healing time. They can also decrease the number of outbreaks. Drugs including famvir, zovirax, and Valtrex (valacyclovir) are among the drugs used to treat hsv1. ...Read more

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My tonsils are swollen and have yellow lumps and red that looks like cuts around them, and the roof of my mouth is yellow?

My tonsils are swollen and have yellow lumps and red that looks like cuts around them, and the roof of my mouth is yellow?

R/O CRYPT TRAPPING: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured and a full panel of blood work. Also ENT CONSULT re tonsillectomy . The firm external sensation may be a secondary enlarged lymph node. ...Read more

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For the llast few mouths my left hand thumbjoint as been painful swollen a lump on it and looks bruised when pressed I have had no accidents?

For the llast few mouths my left hand thumbjoint as been painful swollen a lump on it and looks bruised when pressed I have had no accidents?

Trigger finger: This sounds like early stages of developing a trigger thump if pain and mass are at the proximal thumb crease. A steroid injection would be indicated. ...Read more

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I wear a retainerThe roof of my mouth feels bruised & swollen. Feel a lump that moves with my tongue. There are small spaced red patches. ?

 I wear  a retainerThe roof of my mouth feels bruised & swollen. Feel a lump that moves with my tongue. There are small spaced red patches.  ?

Exam needed: A yeast infection is possible. It might just be irritation of the palate by the retainer. An exam will help sort it out. I'd avoid using the retainer until you get an exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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Day 6, 4impacted wisdom teeth removal. Still can't close mouth all the way due to little lumps @ the back of my mouth (swollen gum?). Is this normal?

Day 6, 4impacted wisdom teeth removal. Still can't close mouth all the way due to little lumps @ the back of my mouth (swollen gum?). Is this normal?

It is not normal: Wisdom teeth. It was a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling and infection following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery. After that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Your symptoms could be a serous problem. See your dentist or an oral surgeon for post-op appointment and treatment. ...Read more

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