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Lump in cheek. What could be this?

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Dr. Shivangi Gajwani Jain

Dentist, Prosthodontics

Practicing since :1999

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Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2013 in Dental Health
Question: I just noticed a lump in my cheek..not on gum. It feels like a large pimple without any head. It is feels the same on the outside.
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Answered by Dr. Shivangi Gajwani Jain 24 minutes later
Brief Answer:
harmless fibrous growth

Detailed Answer:
Hi. Thanks for your query. After reading your symptoms I feel that you may have gotten this lump due to mild trauma such as cheek biting. Assuming that it is painless it feels like a harmless fibrous tissue growth. I would still suggest that you still visit your dentist for a thorough check up to rule out anything else. Regards
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