Hello, I've noticed this after one night and it lasts about a week now. It's on both sides


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Hello, I've noticed this after one night and it lasts about a week now. First, it was more swollen than now in the photo. Its painless. but im still worried what could it be? It's on both side of my mouth
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MattKW

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It's the flap of skin covering Stensen's Duct where saliva comes into your mouth from the parotid gland. Sometimes they get a bit inflamed, esp if you chew it. Leave it alone.
 

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