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I have a cold for a week and now I see a white line inside my mouth in the cheek. What is that? I also fewl pressure around my cheeks to my head?

I have a cold for a week and now I see a white line inside my mouth in the cheek. What is that? I also fewl pressure around my cheeks to my head?

DDS and MD: If you want to know exactly what's going on and how best to relieve your discomfort, you will need to see both your physician for the cold and a dentist to evaluate any intraoral conditions or problems. ...Read more

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I have this one white short vertical line inside my cheek. Its in the back of my mouth so I can barley see it, but its right beside my molars.?

I have this one white short vertical line inside my cheek. Its in the back of my mouth so I can barley see it, but its right beside my molars.?

Hard to say: Can you elaborate, do you have pain or swelling or other symptoms associated with this line? Is it flat or raised,? How long have you had it. Some of patients have lines next to there teeth, like a demarcation line that suggest pressure from the check against the teeth, some times you can see it against the tongue as well. To be sure you need to see a dentist. ...Read more

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Had a white line on inside cheek few days ago. Still there but has almost gone away. Now I have sore throat & it hurts to swallow. Anything serious?

Had a white line on inside cheek few days ago. Still there but has almost gone away. Now I have sore throat & it hurts to swallow. Anything serious?

Need to see your doc: The white line inside the cheek that is almost gone now may not be anything serious. The sore throat and pain with swallowing suggests a possible infection. You should see your doctor to determine the cause and have the appropriate treatment prescribed if indicated. ...Read more

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I have a little thickened white line inside my both cheeks for more than 15 days, what is it? And what to do now?

I have a little thickened white line inside my both cheeks for more than 15 days, what is it? And what to do now?

See your dentist: It is likely that you are clenching or grinding your teeth at night and the inside of your cheek gets caught and/or irritated. It is a condition called linea alba. Check with your dentist for a definitive diagnosis and solutions for protecting the inside of you cheeks and teeth. ...Read more

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Can biting on the inside of the cheek cause bruising on the outside of the cheek?

Can biting on the inside of the cheek cause bruising on the outside of the cheek?

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

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Could a painful pimple on the inside of the cheek indicate a tooth problem?

Definitely, yes: Dental infection can cause "pimple" to occur in the cheek or on the gums. Also a broken tooth often has a sharp edge that may cut the cheek. ...Read more

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Pain in my left cheek?

Pain in my left cheek?

Many possibilities: Could be your jaw, a tooth, an inflammation or infection of a large saliva gland (parotid gland) a skin or mucosal infection. Each is treated differently and your doctor should have a look at you. ...Read more

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How to decrease cheek fat?

Cheek fat: Eat less, lose weight or see the facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does slap cheek last?

How long does slap cheek last?

Days to weeks: 5 days to a week occasionally comes and goes for up to three weeks. ...Read more

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I had week cheeks iwant to cheek?

I had week cheeks iwant to cheek?

Cheeks?: Please re-ask your question with specifics as I am not sure what you are asking here. With some clarity, maybe a doctor on healthTap can help you. ...Read more

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How can I smooth out bitten cheek?

How can I smooth out bitten cheek?

Oral jel: There is over the counter drug "oral jel" can be purchased and coat on the painful area. ...Read more

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Right cheek vibrating continuously?

Check up: The facial muscles don't twitch continuously. Maybe see a doctor to show them when they are actively vibrating. ...Read more

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What can I do about my swallon cheek?

SEE YOUR DENTIST: There are many reason for having a swollen cheek but one very common reason may be an infected tooth. ...Read more

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What might I do to heal a bitten cheek?

Natural Healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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Nodes in lower cheek, what could these be?

Monitoring Centers: 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

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What are ways to get my cheek to swell down?

Depends: It depends on the cause. Possible causes:
1. Food, drug, bee sting allergy
2. Ace inhibitor drug reaction
3. C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency (acquired and hereditary)
4. Dental issue
5. Infection
6. Trauma
see your doctor for a diagnosis then treatment can be tailored to the cause. ...Read more

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What is the medical term for a cheek lesion?

What is the medical term for a cheek lesion?

Depends on what the: Lesion is. Malar -area of cheekbone. Zygomaticus is muscle in same area. Would have to know what the issue is in order to name the "lesion". ...Read more

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What cause us to bite the inside of your cheek?

It happens: Cheek bites can happen during eating, or chewing things like gum, during teeth grinding, because of a broken tooth or a bad bite, clenching during the daytime or nighttime or a habit. Once you bite your cheek there is some swelling and it is easy to do it again. So be careful. Cheek bites heal quickly, just a few days. ...Read more

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Sir my cheek inside damage some area give medicin?

Not needed: Rinse your mouth after food....avoid pan, tobacco....it will heal. .....on its own. ...Read more

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One black bom of My inside of cheek. Its a serious?

One black bom of My inside of cheek. Its a serious?

May be: See drmatologist, at worst can be cancer so get it checked, might just b mole or bit buccal cavity and hematoma ...Read more

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What can be done to cure if I bite myself in the cheek?

What is the cause?: A poor posterior occlusion, the way your upper teeth and lower teeth bite together, will cause cheek biting. Schedule with your dentist to evaluate your occlusion if you keep biting your cheek. If it is just an accidental bite, keep the area clean by rinsing your mouth with warm salt water, it will heal by the next day... ...Read more

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What causes that lovely cheek glow and how do I get that?

Obtaining Cheek Glow: Use of Retin A (tretinoin) or other Retinol on a regular basis, IPL or BBL, light peels, gylcolic acid peels and other skin treatments often acheive this effect ...Read more

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What can I do to lose the weight by my chin and cheek areas?

What can I do to lose the weight by my chin and cheek areas?

See below: Facial fat is related to overall body fat. The only way to eliminate fat from the body is to metabolize it (burn it off) or to have it surgically removed (liposuction).
The appearance of a 'fat' face may be an indicator of another disorder (cushing's syndrome) if the overall body fat level is within normal limits. An md can evaluate this with lab tests. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the term for the inner walls of the cheek?

Please help! What is the term for the inner walls of the cheek?

Oral mucosa: Check out http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Oral_mucosa. Is this what you were looking for? ...Read more

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Inside of my cheek is torn with a huge cut. How do I treat this?

Inside of my cheek is torn with a huge cut. How do I treat this?

You don't.: For huge cut - medical or dental eval is recommended. ...Read more

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Already have cheek fat in my lower cheeks, but how can I lift them?

Already have cheek fat in my lower cheeks, but how can I lift them?

Mid-face lift: Depending on your age and skin integrity, a full face or mid-face lift may be your best option. Visit with a local facial plastic surgeon (or 2) to discuss your goals and concerns. That way you can comfortably chose the option that best works for you. ...Read more

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I have a salience on my cheek and its quite flexible. What could it be?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the "salience". You should discuss it with your doctor at the next visit. ...Read more

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I have a small freckle on the inside of my left cheek, is this normal?

It may or may not: There are a number of things that it can be. You should see a dental health professional and have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a discoloration on my cheek. What could it be and how do I cure it?

I have a discoloration on my cheek. What could it be and how do I cure it?

Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my right cheek hurt so much? I sat crosslegged through long movie.

Why does my right cheek hurt so much? I sat crosslegged through long movie.

Don't know: Possible piriformis strain or trochanteric bursitis. If symptoms continue, see you orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Garlic has burnt my left cheek from outside not inside, i.e, my face. Please help?

See MD: Depends on the depth of burn. It may be full thickness. You need to see MD ASAP to assess severity of burn. ...Read more

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Right cheek is always oily? While the left cheek is normal. What could be the problem?

Exposures?: Typically, when an exposed area has a problem in a way that does not match the other side, it my have to do with a one-sided exposure. In this case, I wonder if it's related to your cell phone or resting that side on your hand? Overall, i'd try to pay attention to things that are touching your face during the day. ...Read more

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Garlic has burnt my left cheek. I will have to make it alright by tuesday. Please help : (?

Inside mouth?: I assume it is inside your mouth. The oral mucosa heals very rapidly. Always the chance of infection. If it on the outlside of your cheek, see MD. If inside, give it a couple of days, if not resolving, see oral surgeon. Salt water rinses and OTC pain meds for now. ...Read more

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I am experiencing coldness in my right cheek, but when I touch it is not cold on the outside.

Coldness right cheek: Have you had any recent trauma, virus, cold or have you ever had herpes zoster/Shingles? Are you otherwise healthy or are you immunocompromised in any way? Consult with us to see if you need an anti-viral or imagine study (rare) but sometimes Shingles starts out with unusual feeling on skin. ...Read more