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The Inside Of My Cheek Hurts
White and red sore on the inside of my cheek hurts bad been here for like 3 days dont know what it is or how to get rid of it )-:?
Mouth sore: May be a canker sore, an area that was traumatized, apthous ulcer, or other lesion. Try swish and spit with warm salt water or half strength hydrogen peroxide/half strength water. You can see your physician for prescriptions like Magic Mouth wash combinations. Oragel on the tip of a qtip applied directly to the lesion can ease the pain. If it doesn't resolve within a week, have it looked at. ...Read more
Pain: Pain, bleeding, and swelling are the 3 most common signals that there's something wrong, and that you need Professional attention. Pain can be from infection, trauma, systemic disease, and many other factors. Please see your Dentist for an examination, differential diagnosis, and treatment plan. ...Read more
Usually goes away: What you describe ranges from being an ulcer, to an allergic reaction, to an area of trauma. If it grows every day for 5 days or more, or if it doesn't disappear in 10 days, you should visit your doctor. Usually these just disappear in a short period of time. Try dissolving a teaspoon of table salt in warm (soup temp) tap water and swish it inside your mouth for 5 minutes twice daily x 5 days. ...Read more
I have a black spot inside my cheek, dosent hurt , I didn't bite or anything , I have for 3 weeks now and dosent go away , can be cancer ? I'm scared
Go to Doctor: You can go to a Doctot, a Dentist, an ENT or an Oral Maxillary Surgeon to have it evaluated ...Read more
Looks like puss on the inside of my cheek,and has hurt for a few days,scratched it and it bleed,should I be worried?looks like zit
Yes, see Dr/Dentist: Sounds like it may be an infection, but it needs examined to identify and recommend proper treatment. ...Read more
Heat and see doc: That sounds like you have an infection. It may drain on its own if it is small or you may need to go see your doctor if it doesnt get better. There are some unusual infections in the neighborhood so see your doctor if it doesnt resolve soon or if it keeps getting larger or more painful. Heat in the meantime may help. ...Read more
Brown/black spots on the inside of my cheek they don't hurt actually i don't feel them at all i just noticed them today?
Spots on cheek?: They could be merely pigmentation or something else. One should always be seen personally by a professional for an exam and accurate diagnosis. You should have peace of mind in knowing they are benign or if not, the proper treatment. See your general dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more
Give it some time: For most people trauma from cheek biting usually heals on its own within 3-4 days. In the mean time avoid spicy foods and acidly foods and drinks (soda, gatorade, etc.). Rinse with warm salt water after meals to help keep it clean. Sometimes a traumatic injury will ulcerate as pat of the healing process. If that happens it will take about 10-14 days to heal. If unsure have your dentist look. ...Read more
I had all wisdom teeth removed 1 week ago.There's a little ball of something inside the gums of my right cheek.Hurts to touch, open my jaw all the way? It's on the side of the teeth- not my jawline
I get clear fluid filled bumps on the inside of my cheeks. They don't hurt but are annoying, i scratch to pop them. What are they, what causes them?
Mucoceles?: There is no way to know for sure without actually clinically examining you. However, they may be mucoceles which are little fluid filled sacs from blocked ducts on the many minor salivary glands in your mouth. If chronic, have your local dentist examine you just to be sure. ...Read more
What is two black spot inside the mouth in the inside part of the cheek? He feels a ball in the cheek when he feels that with his tong
Hello. : Hello. Any possibility that the individual may have bitten the inside of his cheek? Is it painful? Is the person in good health? ...Read more
Hi I have a hard lump inside my cheek below cheekbone? What could it be? There's no pain or you can't see it anywhere inside the mouth I'm worried
Investigate: There's no reason for you to be worried. Probably a simple explanation such as a calcified salivary duct or scar tissue from biting your cheek. This is not a problem that can be diagnosed sight unseen. Please call your Dentist for a differential diagnosis and appropriate treatment. You'll be glad you did. ...Read more
Are there any salivary glands located in the very lower cheek between the jaw and cheek, inside the mouth? If so, what are they and can they swell?
Can you have herpes inside the mouth? I have a painful ulcer on the right side inner cheek. I've had canker sores This ulcer is smaller n more painful
Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more
I have a bump on the inside of my cheek thats a bit swollen and a bit discoloured brown/green and red otherwise. It doesn't hurt - what is it?
Listen : it could be trauma, infection, benign or worrisome growth. I would suggest a doctor takes a look....maybe a sample (biopsy) of not resolving soon. ...Read more
I have these 2 red dots on the inside of my cheek their not raised they don't hurt. Their just their. Could it be like a defiecency or something. Im 16?
Probabl Viral Infect: It is probably due to a viral infection and most of these clear by themselves but if it is of concern to you it may be wise to have it checked by your doctor.Ask your parents to take you to the pediatrician as you are only 16. ...Read more
There is a under the jawline of my face, my chin, when my neck hurts, plus I have bumps inside of my cheek.
There is a what: under the jawline? Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
I have a red growth on the inside of my cheek where my teeth meets my cheek it hurts what could this be?
Growth: it is impossible to tell you exactly what this is without seeing it so get to a dentist ASAP. This my be a wisdom tooth causing this, cheek bite, infection or something else. ...Read more
I have a medium swollen inside of my cheek in my mouth, it doesn't hurt and the color is normal, what can it be?
Needs evaluation: there are many types of growths that occur in the mouth. Only an examination and possible biopsy can confirm the diagnosis. See an oral surgeon. ...Read more
I have a small dark red blood spot in my mouth, on the inside of my cheek. It wasn't there this morning. It doesn't hurt and i can't really feel it.
Blood blister: It sounds like a small collection of blood under the lining of the mouth. It should go away in a few days. ...Read more
On the inside of my cheek on the bottom near my teeth it hurts, feels like a cut or bruise but its not. What is it & what can I do? Hurts when i touch
Best guess: If you hadn't had all of your wisdom teeth removed, i would have them checked. Especially, if the pain is coming from your furthest back tooth. I am guessing that swollen gums around your wisdom tooth could be the source of your pain. Get a check up. If I am correct then the wisdom tooth should be extracted. ...Read more
I have a swollen tonsil and my jaw hurts on one side, also on the inside of my cheek theres a hard lump. All on one side. What could it be?
Infection?: Wisdom tooth Let your dentist take a look. ...Read more
I bit the inside of my cheek while sleeping. My left cheek really hurts when i try to open mouth which includes eating and talking, what can i do?
It will heal: Unfortunately, there isn't any immediate heal for that. It will heal over time as long as you don't continue to bite it more. If you have ever bit the inside of your cheek, you know how this goes. However, if you bite your cheek while sleeping, you are very likely bruxing, which is clenching or grinding your teeth while sleeping. That can lead to all kinds of problems from worn teeth to TMJ pain. ...Read more
My1 year old son fell on a floor didn't hurt just fell with his cheek and a bit of head. I washed his face but didn't wash entire body.is it ok?
He'll be fine: One year olds fall - and they fall often. It's good thing they are short so it's a shorter distance to the floor!. If there was no loss of consciousness, he is acting normal, no recurrent vomiting - he is totally ok. This may be his first significant fall, but I guarantee you it will not be his last! Show your concern but don't overdue it - he needs to know you are there for him, but don't smother ...Read more
Hard to know: It could be any number of things. If it hurts it is worth getting checked out. It may require medical treatment. Make an appt w your pcp and try some otc tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or Ibuprofen in the meantime. If it is severe pain, head to the er or an urgent care facility. ...Read more