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i have a lump on my gum

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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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sharber
37 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: See a dentist right away to determine the cause and treatment that might be necessary. Good luck!
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
See Dentist: See your Dentist. They will evaluate and determine the cause. Might refer you to a specialist for treatment. Sounds like a Phoenix abscess - comes and ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: There is no way to be sure what the lump is without a clinical exam. It could be an abcessed tooth, a gum abcess, an infection on the floor of your mo ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Lump: It is really very difficult to guess at what this might be... it could be another tooth erupting, it could be an overgrowth of tissue, or even somethi ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Infection: Pus means an infection. Infections are serious. Just because you popped it does. To mean that it will heal by itself. The source of the infection, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
No: When it comes to tooth infections, antibiotics only control the infection until the tooth can be physically treated.. they will not solve your problem ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
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Hard to say: Here is some general information on gum diseases: For specific diagnosis and advice for your situation please consult a doctor or dentist licensed in ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. MaryEileen Geary
40 years experience Dentistry
Check out the lump!: It sounds like this problem has been going on for some time and it will not get better on its own! at this point the lump is telling you that the dec ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably infection: Wisdom teeth commonly get an infection known as pericoronitis. You should see your dentist.
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