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i have a small white bump in my mouth

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Probably not: But white bumps deserve examination as may be precursor to problems. So make arrangements for your Dentist to see you and your bump ASAP.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Bumps: Difficult to say with the limited info. U provided. Need to have it looked at by your doc.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
Dont kiss anyone: This might be the beginnings of herpes. Have it looked at. Might need an antiviral medication.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Painful mouth bump: It could be an infection so please visit a doctor.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: See your doctor for an exam to see what the lump is.Any number of causes.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Ear lesion.: Bump in the ear could be from infection to growth. You can can not look in your ear,, If it hurts or gets bigger, have it examined by a professional
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A male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Pinguecula: This is a pinguecula, a normal structure which the eye grows to protect itself from wind, dust and uv light. It is normal and will cause no health or ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Balster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Mouth sore: Sometimes when we get a small cut in our mouth, it can get hurt as it is healing. When our gums heal, the are is often white. A white bump on the gu ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
12 years experience in Dentistry
See a dentist: Any abnormal findings in your mouth should be evaluated by your dentist. The small bump could be a cyst or extended salivay gland; however, it also c ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Suspicious lesions: Any suspicious lesions in your mouth that do not resolve spontaneously need to be evaluated by a doctor. Inflammation, infection, and cancer are all p ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Needs evaluated: Pain is a sign of something wrong. Painful sores on vulva and roof of mouth need to be evaluated. Some std's are able to infect the mouth as well as t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willis Hardesty
27 years experience in Dentistry
Depends: The level of pain can be related to the underlying cause of the bump/blister.If ist is viral in nature, then possibly it may be relatively painless to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
White anal pimple: May be a small follicullitis. Would consider initially topical antibiotics like mupirocin but if increases will need system antibiotics. Also monite ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Sunwoo
14 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Bump: I would have a dental professional examine you. May be normal anatomy versus something more serious.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gehrig Harris
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Check with your doc: Your symptoms and findings sound more like strep throat but why not be certain and get a quick test at your local doctor's office.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience in Dentistry
Options: If it has been there more than 2 weeks or is growing i would suggest seeing a dentist to determine what it is.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cornell
39 years experience in Podiatry
See a dermatoligist: The color of the bump is a bit disturbing. Rapid growing spots, especially dark spots, should be checked out to rule out a carcinoma. The office vis ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cold sore: It is possible that this may be remnant of a cold sore or another type of viral infection if there is no history of trauma. These will usually resolve ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Pingueculum: It's probably a pingueculum, particularly if it is painless. These usually occur in the inner and/or outer white part of the eye. May be yellowish an ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: No way to tell without seeing it. Show it to a doctor or a dentist.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Blister: Tough to diagnose this on the computer, best to get a cystic cleavage lesion seen and evaluated to get the proper diagnosis and treatment. Best wishe ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Oral medicine spec: I'll be the first to admit that Internet groups can offer valuable information, and insights to help you to solve your health problem. With the i ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
No: Probably Ebstein's pearls; seen in newborns frequently. If worried ask your dentist.
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