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Swollen Veins In The Inside Of Cheek
Possibly: However, probably more often it is felt at the area at the back of the mouth and just beyond that. ...Read more
A purpleish discolouration of the soft palate inside the top of the mouth behind the teeth. Some noticeable small mouth sores. What's your thoughts?
Palate discoloration: This can be several things. It depends on where on your palate the discoloration is and their relation to the mouth sores. What color the mouth sores are, how large they are, what is the color, etc. It is best to get this examined while they are prominent and easily seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes and nearby: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
What causes small wounds on the inside of the lips and ckeeks?And sublingual gland on the left swollen but painless?
Need exam: It is impossible to give an accurate DX without an exam. Suggest you see your health care provider for exam and treatment if needed. ...Read more
I have a varicose vein on the outside of my eye socket that extends up to the side of my forehead and down to the top of my cheek. Microphlebectomy?
Yes: Microphlebectomy is a good way to remove this vein, under local anesthesia, and performed in the office setting. Some would perform sclerotherapy, but concern is that the agent may enter the cerebral circulation. Sclerotherapy may leave one with pigmentation. Choose accomplished phlebologist by checking with www.Phlebology.Org. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Unlikely: It's unlikely that biting the inside of the cheek would cause bruising that's visible from the outside. The mucosal lining of the mouth is actually very tough, and you'd have to bite through a very thick layer of mucosa to cause bleeding that'd be visible as a bruise from the outside. ...Read more
What can cause the inside of my left nostril to be in pain? The outside of my nose and left cheek are tender to the touch.
Infection: You may have a staff infection. Stop touching the nose and see if resolved. If worsens see your doctor ...Read more
Hello I have a reddish, pink swollen and semi -painful bump on the inside of my mouth near the middle to upper part of the inside of my cheek. Cancer?
Need more info: It depends on how long has it been there that you know off? If it is increasing in size and has been there for more than 2-3 weeks, then you need to go see a doctor to get it checked out. It is quite common to have canker sores in the mouth but they heal within 10-15 days with or without treatment. Anything that does not heal in 3-4 weeks is suspect for cancer. ...Read more
I have a pimple in the back of the roof of my mouth, right in the middle. There is also swelling with smooth bumps on the left side roof of my mouth. What are these?
Needs to be checked : It depends on the size and color of this 'pimple' and also if it is painful or painless. Anything that is red or painful is more like due to an infection or inlammation(can be a virus infection). If it is painless then you should show it to your doctor unless it startes getting better within the next 7-10 days.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lump in the crease of the inside of my elbow. 2 inches long and goes from the middle of the crease downward? Pain when slightly pushed. No injury
Lump: This would require a physical exam to be able to give you any useful information. I would recommend seeing your physician. ...Read more
The right side of my upper lip in the inside and the bottom of the right side in.The inside is swollen. Whats wrong with me.
I have bluish veins on the top of my scrotum that connect on both sides. Not the spermatic veins but in the middle just below base of penis. Normal?
This is normal: These are just superficial veins in the skin of your scrotum and are normal. ...Read more
What can cause swelling on the base of the head on the right side with a raisin size knot located in the middle of the swelling ?
Probably lymph node: Do you have any abnormality in the scalp, even a bad case of dandruff? What you described sounds like result of some inflammation in the scalp and enlarged draining lymph node. Pay attention to scalp hygiene and if it does not resolve in 4-6 weeks, or if it becomes painful, or starts draining, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have an area of painfultaste buds in the central region of my tongue toward the back of the throat. It feels stiffer than the rest of my tongue.
See Your Dentist: Without more information and a visual of the area you are describing, it would be difficult to provide you with a definitive answer. An evaluation by a dentist would be recommended. ...Read more
Various causes...: When cheek hurts, problem could be abnormality on the cheek itself (biting own cheek, cyst, inflammation etc), teeth on that side, referred sinus pain, abnormality of the nerves leading to the cheek. Try good oral hygiene first: brush properly with soft toothbrush and floss regularly, gently brush tongue and cheek, warm water rinses, etc. If problem persists--general doc, dentist, referral prn. ...Read more
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