My cheeks have gotten swollen and when i touch my

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Q: My cheeks have gotten swollen and when i touch my cheek muscle on the right side i feel a really hard lump that im assuming could be a swollen muscle but I dont know .my gums are swollen, and i have a constant metallic taste in my mouth and it sometomes taste really bitter which makes me think theres puss coming out somewhere. does any of this sound like a dental abscess to you? Because im afraid thats what is

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