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Ulcer On Inside Of Cheek
I had a couple of ulcers inside my cheek a couple of weeks ago, I now have a cheek full of ulcers. Very sore to eat, talk etc.. What causes them?
89 male, ulcer inside rt cheek and grape size tumor/swelling visible out side of cheek, 3 m back same thing went away with antibiotic but recur again.?
See dentist: I am glad antibiotics made it go away once but you need to see dentist to determine the cause of the infection. Since antibiotics made it go away, it is probably not cancer but you need to determine the cause. If it is due to a tooth, dental abcesses can become deadly - see a dentist soon. ...Read more
A very painful mouth ulcer inside my left cheek has led to swelling and pain in my lower left jaw. It hurts to talk, eat, even sleep. Is this normal?
I am 33. I have a flat raised ulcer on the inside of my cheek. It started out as a lump in my cheek and the ulcer is painless. Could it be mouth cancer?
Yes: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation of the skin. ...Read more
I have white spots in my inner cheek but the don't hurt much just a little but the spots are annoying are they just ulcers
I smoke 5-10 cigs a day?
Stop smoking!: You do not need to create ulcers (canker sores) in your mouth. When you smoke, you are reducing local and global circulation to your body, skin, and mucous membranes (mouth). So, you don't want to compromise your health by chain smoking. Having local ulcers demonstrate that you need to take care of your health more, and reduce physical stress on it as a young man. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
M58, found a white patched slightly raised painless small ulcer (3 mm dia) round in shape in between left jaw and cheek. What could be this? Thanks
? Canker Sore?: Ulcers can form inside our mouth and do so, often. Many of them are caused by viruses, often difficult to even diagnose...So these are called canker sores for lack of any better definition. Fortunately they heal, on their own, within one to two weeks. If it keeps growing in size and has not healed within 3 weeks, you should go see your family doctor( or a dentist ) to check it. ...Read more
I hav developed white line inside cheek and small ulcer that doesn't pain I don't have problem in swallowing or eating hot spicy or anything I used to?
Painless ulcer: When an ulcer doesn't do what it normally should do like hurt, I tend to be concern that it is abnormal. Better have it checked out to make sure it is not cancerous. ...Read more
Last night I was examining an ulcer on my cheek when I noticed a red spot on my cheek. This wasn't there earlier in the day. When I touched the spot it felt quite hard . I pressed down on it and it seemed to disappear. When I checked the spot before going
Picture needed: your description got cut off. would you be able to send a picture? ...Read more
Hi there. I have been having pain in my inside mouth - the right cheek for 3 days now - I think it's a mouth ulcer as its White. What is the solution?
Solution: The solution is to be evaluated by your Dentist. Once the lesion has been visualized and palpated your Dentist can determine what's causing the lesion, and therefore what is the appropriate treatment. There are text books full of white ulcerative lesions. See your Dentist who has the training and experience to differentiate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See your dentist: To determine the exact nature of the ulcer. Then he\she can make recommendations for relief or treatment. ...Read more
Lesion in the inside left cheek muscle. Not painful.What could it be? Oral Cancer? Noticed it today?upper layer of skin peeled in there?Not an ulcer
Minor salivary gland: The salivary glands have major and minor components. The minor components don't have ducts like the parotid, sublingual and subungual glands but are fund just under mucosa of cheek and palate. In cheek they form a firm nodular lesion which if enlarges may require resection to be sure malignant transformation not taking place. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got habit of chronic nervous cheek biting for years now. I get ulcers now then. Can I get cancer too? My dad had oral ca he died from tobacco chewin
Cheek Biting: Good evening; Continued biting of the cheek will cause pain, irritation and ulcers; however, cancer will not occur. You may have a very tender cheek, and require oral topical gels. Try to develop a technique where by you gently pull on you cheek in an outward manner, before bringing your teeth together. Tobacco chewing is entirely different- chewin tobacco may lead to oral carcinoma. ...Read more
Biopsy from ulcer on right cheek mucosa : invasive moderately differentiated keratinising squamose cell carcinoma. What does it mean & is it curable ?
This is cancer: And it needs to be treated. Often, surgery is the mainstay of treatment, but chemotherapy and radiation are also used. It depends on a number of factors including overall health. Whether or not it is curable also depends on a number of factors that can only be answered by your treating doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
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
Yes: You absolutely can have oral herpes. Except for the initial episode the location is always on the firmer or "attached" tissue, such as the roof of the mouth or areas close to the teeth. Often they appear at first as small circular lesions which expand and coalesce into a bigger lesion. Typically a response to increased stress of some kind - food,liquid,trauma, lack of sleep, being rundown, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got mouth ulcer inside but this time i feel my lymph gland on my right cheek is bigger and painful now goes down to my upper neck. What i can get
I have this piece of meat kind of thing inside my mouth on my cheek . Painfull when I chew or talk . Been 8 months.
Not a ulcer or infection . ?
Have ulcer like thing under tongue and on cheek hurts my tongues white back of throat looks white swallow glands hard to sawllow not sore throat ?
Herpes? Other virus?: A first oral infection with herpes simplex virus could cause a combination of multiple ucers in the mouth and white exudate in the throat. Have you been been exposed, e.g. kissing someone with oral herpes or oral sex on genital? Other viruses can cause ulcers in the mouth, usually also other symptoms like diarrhea. Any fever? Get care ASAP; if herpes, effective Rx must be started soon. ...Read more
Getting a recurring mouth ulcer between gums and cheek near root canaled tooth, gums are tender and sore. Dentist says X-ray of root canal looks good?
Recurring ulcer: Any sore or lesion in the mouth that does not heal in 10-14 days, or is recurring, needs to be examined and possibly biopsied. If your dentist is unsure why you are have a lesion, Have the root canal evaluated by an endodontist. If the root canal is sound, and no other teeth are involved, see an oral surgeon or periodontist for an exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a small mouth ulcer and sore throat. the ulcer is directly below a molar with a severe cavity where the cheek meets the gums. is it Connected?
Aphthous ulcer: Its not uncommon for the stress of an oral infection to trigger aphthous ulcers. However, given you also have a potential adjacent apical root infection, it may be due to an underlying abscess and require urgent dental evaluation. In the mean time, keep your mouth clean with luke-warm salt-water swish and spit and avoid traumatizing the ulcer with aggressive dental brushing. See your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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