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Why do I keep biting my cheek accidentally?

Why do I keep biting my cheek accidentally?

Mouth guard: Otc mouthguard cost $20 will help this issue - orally take vit b2. To heel quicker. ...Read more

Human Bite (Definition)

Biting is a symptom in which a person, usually a child with behavioral problems, has a habit of biting himself or biting other people. Biting can lead to scarring and infections, as the ...Read more

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I keep biting my cheek accidentally, why won't it stop?

I keep biting my cheek accidentally, why won't it stop?

Mouth guard: Otc mouthguard cost $20 will help this issue - orally take vit b2. To heel quicker. ...Read more

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Treating Insect Bites (Checklist)

Apply ice to bites
Once
Use topical corticosteroid cream on itchy bites
Daily
Seek medical attention if symptoms of shock develop
Once
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I keep biting the inside of my cheek and then it becomes a sore. Is there a cream or some technique i can use to prevent it from becoming a sore?

I keep biting the inside of my cheek and then it becomes a sore. Is there a cream or some technique i can use to prevent it from becoming a sore?

See your dentist: Repeated biting of your cheek may reflect an abnormal bite problem that a dentist may be able to identify and treat. But no, I'm not aware of any cream or topical preparation that might help. ...Read more

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Black round bump on right inside of cheek by bite line. Wasn't there on 2/10 @ dentist. There for 8 days. Keep biting it.I had HPV in 2005. Cancer?

Black round bump on right inside of cheek by bite line. Wasn't there on 2/10 @ dentist. There for 8 days. Keep biting  it.I had HPV in 2005. Cancer?

Maybe: Black round bump could be a mucosal melanoma inside cheek, a hemangioma or even hematoma if it arise from a bite at that site. While HPV is frequently involved with oral lesions, they are for the most part squamous Ca's that are ulcerating and not nodular in development. If resolution doesn't occur will probably need bx. ...Read more

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Treating Insect Bites (Checklist)

Clean bite with soap and water
once
Apply ice pack
once
Elevate and rest affected body part
once
For discomfort, use oral Benadryl or hydrocortisone cream
once
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I've been biting the inside of my cheek since I was 6 years old, i'm now 26. Can this lead to problems?

I've been biting the inside of my cheek since I was 6 years old, i'm now 26. Can this lead to problems?

Yes: Repetitive trauma to the mouth mucous membranes over time can lead to problems. In most cases, probably won't be harmful, but in the worst case could even lead to a cancer someday. Recommend you try to stop this. ...Read more

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How can I stop biting the insides of my cheek?

How can I stop biting the insides of my cheek?

Cheek biting: If you bite your cheek inadvertently, you may have a problem with your bite or the way your teeth fit together. You can consider consulting a dentist. ...Read more

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What are ways to stop cheek biting?

Dental block: Your dentist may be able to help you. Similar to folks who grind their teeth at night, a dental block may help alleviate your cheek chewing. Also, sometimes stress level reduction can help decrease nighttime gnawing. ...Read more

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How to stop cheek biting totally?

How to stop cheek biting totally?

Behavioral Therapy: Behavioral therapy methods are most useful. There are several that have shown good results. Make sure a good differential diagnosis work up is done as well. ...Read more

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