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i have a lump in my gum

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Uncertain diagnosis: It appears that your doctor is not certain of the diagnosis and a biopsy is a good way to resolve the issue. A biopsy is not needed for an abscess, bu ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not cancer: In order to keep the mouth moist there are salivary glands such as the submax and parotid glands. The remainder of the mouth, cheek ahd gums have sma ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Exostosis: It can also be called a torus. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torus_palatinus http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torus_mandibularis
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Have it examined: Can't make a determination without an examination. See a dentist as soon as you can.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mjos
43 years experience Dentistry
Depends: Without seeing it and running a few tests, difficult to say. Some possibilities, abcess, either tooth or gum, fibroma, (pof, papilloma, peripheral ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Red Soft Lump: Not sure where the seven months comes into play since your question is incomplete, but see your dentist to determine what that lesion might be.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
I do not know: A lump as you describe would need to be examined in person and possibly even biopsied to definitively diagnose what it is. Best for you to see the dr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The only thing i know for sure as a dr is that you will die.But not soon from movable lumps on your jaw. This does however require a visit to a dr.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Dentist !: Dental surgeon will refer you if you need some other specialist !
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