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Having red patch dot inside mouth near back tooth. How to get relief from these patches?

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i have a red patch dot inside mouth (cheek area) near the back tooth on left. I also wear braces but I notice tha the patch is not near the braces toward the back.
Posted Tue, 14 Aug 2012 in Dental Health
Answered by Dr. Timothy Raichle 6 hours later

Hello, I am going to try and help you with your question today.

In researching the cause of oral lesions, the list is extensive. It does not sound too concerning, but the following questions will help me:

1. Is there only ONE area in question?
2. Is it raised or shallow, like an ulcer?
3. Is it completely red, or pale at the center?
4. How large is it in mm?

Thank you.
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