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I have some rough areas inside of both of my cheeks. I went

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I have some rough areas...
I have some rough areas inside of both of my cheeks. I went to the Dentist and he wasn't to concerned. I also went to urgent care as I haven't been feeling well and was told I have a sinus infection. In addition I have a lot of mucus which never seems to go away. I am a worry wart and of course I am still worried about this as I have been taking antibiotics and still feel not so great all the time.
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Hi, sorry you are not feeling so great and hopefully I will be to relieve your worries about the roughness on the inside of your cheeks.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I emailed the photos
Dentist: Root Canal Doctor, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 2 years ago
Thanks for the excellent photo.
Your dentist is correct that you have nothing to be concerned about with the rough patches because all they are are keratinized tissue from chewing and eating that occur normally when the inner cheeks are rubbed or abraded when eating. Similar to a callous forming elsewhere on your body and it is perfectly normal and nothing to worry about.
Hope this helps ease your concerns?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thank you!
Dentist: Root Canal Doctor, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 2 years ago
You are very welcome.
When you have the time please rate my answer so that I can get credit for our conversation.
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