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White spot on inside of mouth, near molars, painless, not filled with liquid. Treatment?

I have single a white spot about 1/32 of a inch large develop inside my mouth on the cheek side near the back molars, its a single extruding bump, painless and seemed to developed within a day. The mass does not seem filled with liquid or is it not painful to manipulate. Any idea of causes and suggested treatment? I dont smoke or drink. 28 year old male white/asian.
Asked On : Wed, 15 Aug 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
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The spot is actually a growth called an epulis, cause can be a viral infection, a cyst, a benign tumor.
Better to get evaluated by local examination by an ENT surgeon and if required get it biopsied because such out growths can be an ominous development such as cancers.
You should be proactive in deciding this.

I hope this advise would be helpful for you.

Wish you a great health!
Answered: Wed, 15 Aug 2012
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