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Doctor insights on: Treating Small, White Spots On The Inside Of The Cheek

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What is the best treatment for a tiny blood blister on corner of lower lip?

What is the best treatment for a tiny blood blister on corner of lower lip?

Time: If the tiny blood blister is of recent onset and due to trauma, it will likely resolve and disappear with time. If the blood blister has been present for an extended period, it is possible it could represent a hemangioma (abnormal enlarged blood vessel) which should not pose a problem unless it is constantly traumatized and bleeds. Your dentist can advise you or refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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I have these white bumps and small streaks that appear on the inside of my mouth, specifically on the interior of the cheeks. What is it? Std? Help!

I have these white bumps and small streaks that appear on the inside of my mouth, specifically on the interior of the cheeks. What is it? Std? Help!

Needs evaluation: It could be cold sores. Sometimes people only get them on the inside of the lip or cheek. Only way to know for sure is have your doc look at them. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of small blue spots on lower lip due to kiss....

What is the treatment of small  blue spots on lower lip due to kiss....

Due to kiss?: Why do you have blue spots on your lip from a kiss? Were you bitten? ...Read more

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What can cause a white dot on the inside of my eyelid?

Oil gland: This is most likely the secretions of an oil gland but could also be a benign concretion. I am assuming this is something you see when you pull down the lid but feel nothing. If there are symptoms then have your ophthalmologist look at it. ...Read more

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What is the cause of white spots on the inside of your top and bottom lips? My granddaughter is 1 year old and has white spots on the inside of her mouth on the top and bottom lip

What is the cause of white spots on the inside of your top and bottom lips? My granddaughter is 1 year old and has white spots on the inside of her mouth on the top and bottom lip

There : There are many possible causes for these white spots, but most likely these represent the openings of minor salivary glands found throughout the lips. At one year of age, your granddaughter should have multiple teeth present. This is the prefect time for her first visit to a pediatric dentist for an evaluation. It is never too early to start the acclimation process for children so that they establish good oral health habits. The pediatric dentist can evaluate the white spots at that time. ...Read more

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What is a tiny grey patch on the white of the eye mean?

What is a tiny grey patch on the white of the eye mean?

Probably not serious: But there are several possible causes. If you have pain/discomfort then get it checked out. Meanwhile take a picture of it so that you can track it for any changes. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for red dots in the mouth?

What is the best treatment for red dots in the mouth?

Depends on cause.: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Consult with your dentist. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Why is there a small white lump on the bottom of my eyelid?

Why is there a small white lump on the bottom of my eyelid?

Could be: a few different types of benign eyelid growths like epidermal inclusion cyst, hidrocystoma, or milia. A picture would be helpful, but best to have this checked out to make sure it doesn't need to be biopsied or removed. Take care. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of fungi infection with white color on line of cheek and dried toung the pt is 70 year?

What is the treatment of  fungi infection with white color on line of cheek and dried toung the pt is 70 year?

In person treatment: Is required by a qualified dentist or other health care professional. A medical and dental history and one-on-one examination is required for a definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment. People who use the internet for diagnosis and medical\dental treatment will only get themselves in more trouble. Sorry. ...Read more

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Asking why am having painless bumps on the inside of the cheeks.They come and go.Got white small lining on the cheeks too.what may be the cause?

Asking why am having painless bumps on the inside of the cheeks.They come and go.Got white small lining on the cheeks too.what may be the cause?

Normal, maybe: Not to worry. Normal salivary glands and whitening of tissue along the cheek where your top and bottom teeth come together (linea alba). More pronounced if you chew your cheek or suck it in between the teeth. If the white lining has a pattern that looks like roots of a plant, you may be seeing "striae of Wickham" which is sign of Lichen Planus. If so, see the Dentist. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cherry red spot in the back of the eyes?

What is the best treatment for cherry red spot in the back of the eyes?

Where: Cherry red spot is a term used in the retina after the central retinal artery occlusion. If some one has this the person needs immediate medical attention by both eye doc and internal med doc. The source for emboli could be carotid or cardiac (heart). The person needs echo cardiogram and carotid doppler. ...Read more

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What is a white bump on inside of leg?

What is a white bump on inside of leg?

Several things: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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What to do for itchy small tiny bumps on hand with each of the bumps looking like there is a black dot in the center?

What to do for itchy small tiny bumps on hand with each of the bumps looking like there is a black dot in the center?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have . If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up . If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is a black sore on the inside of my jaw?

What is a black sore on the inside of my jaw?

Check with dentist: It is vital that you have the area examined and possibly biopsied. Oral cancer is treatable if diagnosed early. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a spot on the white part of my eyeball (unsure of the name for the white part of the eye) cont. Below?

What to do if I have a spot on the white part of my eyeball (unsure of the name for the white part of the eye) cont. Below?

Pinguecula: Sounds like a pinguecula, which is a deposit/build up on the white part of the eye (sclera) due to uv light and dryness of the eyes. You can use artificial tears, and use a cap and/or sunglasses when outdoors. Sometimes you do not notice them until there is inflammation causing a red background making the white spot(s) more noticeable. ...Read more

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What is the cause of tiny bumps on my lip line that itch?

Bumps on the lip: You could have the start or a cold sore on the lips. Try some cold sore medicine and see if it helps. Abreva works well. You family doctor can write for acyclovir. Keep the area moist. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could cause a white oval bump on the roof of the mouth?

What could cause a white oval bump on the roof of the mouth?

Abscess: If the "oval bump" is close to the upper teeth, it could be caused by an abscessed tooth. See your dentist for an evaluation asap. ...Read more

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I have a red rash on the back of my thigh and on the inside of the rash are tiny white bumps. _hat is it?

I have a red rash on the back of my thigh and on the inside of the rash are tiny white bumps.  _hat is it?

Need to see: A dermatologist in person, to get your question answered adequately. Online diagnosis is hazardous. ...Read more

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What is the sore on the lip with a white center be?

Cold sore: Cold sores (also called fever blisters.) groups of fluid-filled blisters that often erupt around the lips and sometimes under the nose or around the chin. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 and are very contagious. The initial infection (primary herpes) may be confused with a cold or flu and can cause painful lesions to erupt throughout the mouth. Once a person is infected wi. ...Read more