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Primarily an Oral or Dental Question, The Day before last I developed a small fleshy lump and/or protrusion on the upper, left side of my mouth, on the cheek almost where it meets my teeth/gums. While not particularly painful, it has an sensitive feeling and makes my jaw ache a little. Any ideas or suggestions would help.

PAST HISTORY : No Oral or Dental history. Nor any other that should effect my mouth.

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Could be a fibroma. Laser would help.

Doctor answered : 9 years ago

Hi,
It could be either a cheek bite or frictional keratosis or a traumatic fibroma.
If you can provide a pic of that, its easy to conclude
No need to worry.
Due to ulceration of that lump, you must be feeling jaw ache.
Probably you must be having sharp tooth edges or accidentally you must have bitten your cheeks.
Definitive diagnosis can be made after visual inspection.

Kindly get it examine by a dentist and also an X-ray done. Based on this a viable solution can be found

hello sir,
thanks for your query the fleshy lump is due to your cheek bite.
treatment option:
1.go to a nearby dentist and undergo enemeloplasty(mild grinding of teeth).
2.apply Benzocaine(tropical anesthesia ) ointment on the lump 15 min before food it will releive you from pain and sensation.
thank you
Dr.Rahul Banerjee

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