I have pain and a very tender area exactly where

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Q: I have pain and a very tender area exactly where my gum meets the inner left side of my cheek. I have had abscesses before but this is not oozing and does not feel like one. It is nowhere near my teeth. There is no swelling. What is it because it is very uncomfortable?

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