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The inside of my cheeks seem to be sagging and they are constantly producing an oily subst

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The inside of my cheeks seem to be sagging and they are constantly producing an oily substanc. I have white patches on the back of my throat and roof of my mouth too. My right ear often pops or feels like it's being blocked by fluid.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.
Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
All of the bumps on my cheeks appeared about 3 weeks ago.
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your images.
Do you get intense burning sensation in the area?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No it doesn't hurt at all, but the oil is constantly seeping out of the creases between my cheeks and gums. Sometimes it is so much that I have to be constantly spitting it out or it gives me a stomach ache.
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.
Thank you .
Is it more like a a sticky discharge .
Does it stick to your fingers and and elongate like a thing string between fingers ? Like chewing gum?
Do you have acidity issues?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sometimes it is sticky and sometimes it is very runny. I don't have any acidity issues.
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.
Thank you . This looks like some abnormality with the salivary glands that is resulting in these altered sticky gland secretions.
Do you get pain while chewing or eating food?
Do you get swelling along the jaw line?
Have you ever got your ear checked by the ENT doctor?