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I have a lump on my gum

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology 58 years experience
Dentist !: Dental surgeon will refer you if you need some other specialist !

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sharber
Dentistry 38 years experience
See a dentist: See a dentist right away to determine the cause and treatment that might be necessary. Good luck!
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Lump on gum: What could a lump on your gum be? Infection, exostosis, benign grown, cancerous grown, foreign body granuloma among many other things. Just guesses. S... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
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
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See your dentist: The fistula is a sign that there is an infection and your body is draining it out through the pimple. See your dentist for diagnosis and treatment.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 51 years experience
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 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
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 27-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 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. MaryEileen Geary
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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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 26 years experience
Probably infection: Wisdom teeth commonly get an infection known as pericoronitis. You should see your dentist.

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